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“I am so sorry for your loss. My Dad and Dick were good friends. I have very fond memories of Dick. He was my God Father. I remember him mostly as...Read More »
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“I am so sorry for your loss. My Dad and Dick were good friends. I have very fond memories of Dick. He was my God Father. I remember him mostly as...Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: Bonnie Kamps - Green Bay, WI

“My parents were good friends of Dick. They even appointed him godfather to my sister. My dad and Dick worked together at the post office. My dad just...Read More »
3 of 8 | Posted by: Gail Brimley - Queen Creek, AZ

“So sorry to hear of Dick's passing and you have our deepest condolences. Dick was a great neighbor when we lived next door for years. God...Read More »
4 of 8 | Posted by: A friend

“We remember Dick from the 50"s. Bob worked with Dick at the Post Office. We both have very fond memories of him. Sorry to hear of his passing. ”
5 of 8 | Posted by: Carol Dorsey - Bossier City, LA

“Rest in Peace Uncle Dick, you will be missed by all of us. We will miss going to lunch with you whenever we traveled Appleton. May God be with you. ”
6 of 8 | Posted by: John and Diana Kuborn

“Rest in peace, Uncle Dick. We will miss you very much. ”
7 of 8 | Posted by: Debora Kelley

““Let not your hearts be troubled. Believe in God; believe also in me. In my Father’s house are many rooms. If it were not so, would I have...Read More »
8 of 8 | Posted by: Bill & Maribeth Knutson


Richard S. "Dick" Thompson, age 86, of Appleton, entered into the arms of his Savior at Gardenview Assisted Living in Menasha, on Sunday, February 26, 2017. Dick was born on March 18, 1930, in Appleton, to the late Alfred and Mary (Damen) Thompson. He proudly served his country in the United States Air Force from 1951 to 1955, and was a member of the American Legion Burns Post #38 in Appleton. Dick was employed by the United States Postal Service in Appleton for over 27 years. He was a lifelong member of Zion Lutheran Church, enjoyed reading and travel. An avid Packer fan, Dick attended the very first Super Bowl. Importantly, he was a loving son, brother, uncle, great uncle and great-great uncle who enjoyed spending time with his family. Survivors include his nieces and nephews, great nieces and nephews, great-great nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his brothers and sisters and in-laws. Funeral services for Dick will be at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, March 7, 2017, at WICHMANN FUNERAL HOME, 537 N. Superior Street, Appleton, with Deacon Gerald Kuborn officiating. Friends may call at the funeral home on Tuesday from 9:30 a.m. until the time of services. Entombment will be in Highland Memorial Park, Appleton. A memorial has been established in his name. Dick's family would like to extend a sincere thank you to the staff at Gardenview Assisted Living, Heartland Hospice, Mosaic Clinic, and Dr. Elizabeth Menzel, for their loving care. A special thank you is extended to Kathy Regeth, Dick's great niece, who was his dedicated and loving caregiver for the past 17 years. Online condolences may be offered at www.wichmannfargo.com