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November 29, 2022

9/23/2022 5:29:00 AM
Kenneth A. Thompson

Kenneth A. Thompson, age 76, of Rhinelander, died on Sept. 18, 2022, at his home, in Rhinelander. He was born in Rhinelander on Jan. 4, 1946, the son of Leonard and Evelyn (Gilman) Thompson. He was a lifelong resident of Rhinelander.

After his schooling he was employed first by the Rhinelander chip plant, then the Rhinelander Paper Company and finally for Horizons Unlimited at Peterson Health Care. He married the former Linda Larson on June 17, 1967 and they were blessed with over 55 years of marriage.

Ken had a lot of interests outside of work. He enjoyed woodworking and cutting wood. Earlier in life he hunted and fished. He also enjoyed occasional trips to the casino and he was a big Packers fan.

Ken is survived by his wife Linda, his daughter Gina (Paul) Kubesh, his son Leif (Melissa) Thompson, his grandson Leo and his sister Charlene (Michael) Hunt. He was preceded in death by his parents, his sister Sandra Bissonnette and his brother Larry.

There are no services scheduled at this time for Ken.

You may leave your private condolences for the Thompson family at

The Carlson Funeral Home (715-369-1414) is serving the Thompson family.

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