Lisa R. Thompson
After a courageous battle with
cancer, Lisa R. Thompson, 52, was taken to her heavenly home on November 17,
2019. She was born July 27, 1967 in
Taylor County, the daughter of Gary and Randalyn (Nagel) Thompson. She was a graduate of Abbotsford High School
and was most recently employed at Mercury Marine.
She is survived by her wife,
Bonnie Baerwald of Fond du Lac; her parents, Gary and Randalyn Thompson of
Spencer; two brothers, Greg (Gigi) Thompson of Las Vegas, NV and Darin Thompson
of Spencer; one sister, Monica (Gaylord) Mancl of Janesville; niece and nephew,
Jessica and Mathew Mancl, respectively; brother-in-law, Mike (Deb) Baerwald and
extended family; sister-in-law, Michele (Ryan) Schabel and nephews, Daniel and
Travis Schabel; as well as many other loved family and friends. She was preceded in death by her grandparents,
Marvin and Mildred Thompson and Fred and Helen Nagel.
As a child, Lisa loved the farm
life and was active in FFA. She was a gifted
athlete and received numerous awards throughout her academic and adult years
including induction in the Fond du Lac Softball Hall of Fame in 2009.
Lisa had an infectious smile and
brought laughter to any event with her love of life. She enjoyed all things outdoors and was most
happy working on the home and yard. She
enjoyed camping, hiking, softball, golf, and attending all types of Wisconsin
The visitation will be held Thursday,
November 21, 2019 from 4:00 – 7:00 PM at Uecker-Witt Funeral Home and again on
Friday from 10:00 – 11:00 AM at the funeral home. The funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM
on Friday, November 22, 2019 at Uecker-Witt Funeral Home. Cremation will follow the traditional
Memorials may be directed to
U.W. Carbone Cancer Center or the Agnesian Cancer Center in Lisa’s name.
The family would like to express
special thanks to the Agnesian Oncology Center staff including the oncology and
palliative care teams as well as Dr. Narjust Duma of the Carbone Cancer Center
information and guestbook can be found at ueckerwitt.com.