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“Grandpa...you were truly one of a kind. Just a kind hearted, gentle soul that had such a beautiful outlook on life. I don't ever remember you getting...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: Joshua Glen Thompson - IN

“I am sorry to see Uncle Herbie pass away. I have a lot of good memories of him. I learned a lot from him having worked for him and then having him...Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: Vince Neal - Valparaiso, IN

“So sorry Glenda to hear of your dads passing. Prayers to you and your family. ”
3 of 8 | Posted by: Leslie Hora - New Carlisle, IN

“We will be praying for those family members remaining during their time of mourning. ”
4 of 8 | Posted by: Richard Tyler - HOWELL, MI

“We are sorry to hear of your father's passing. You are in our thoughts and prayers. ”
5 of 8 | Posted by: Jim and Diane Mko - New Carlisle, IN

“so very sorry to hear of Herb's passing I remember him as one in our neighborhood as we grew up. He was a very nice person. ”
6 of 8 | Posted by: Nancy Wickizer - New Carlisle, IN

“Herb you were the best Father-in-law a guy could ask for with more great qualities than this space can accommodate. You will be so sorely missed but...Read More »
7 of 8 | Posted by: Doug Tyler - Niles, MI - Friend

“My heart goes out to the family. sending prayers and love. You will be missed by many. ”
8 of 8 | Posted by: kami skelton - jacksonville, AR


Herbert Glen Thompson, 86, of New Carlisle, passed away on Sunday February 5, 2017 in his home. He was born on August 12, 1930, in Milwaukee, WI, to the late Herbert Andrew and Mildred (Rose) Thompson. On October 31, 1951 he married Agnes Proud, who survives. Also surviving are his two daughters, Diana (Rod) Staples of LaPorte and Glenda (Doug) Tyler of Niles, MI; his two sons, Rick (Diana) Thompson of New Carlisle and Ron (Michelle) Thompson of LaPorte; 14 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren and 3 great-great grandchildren. Mr. Thompson worked for over 50 years for Exterior Designers. He was a proud United States Army Veteran of the Korean Conflict, a member of the American Legion Post #297, an avid bowler, Chicago Cubs and Notre Dame sports fan. Visitation will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Friday February 10, 2017 at the Kaniewski Funeral Home, 3545 N. Bendix Dr., South Bend. Funeral services will follow at 6 p.m. in the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Legion Post #297 P.O. Box 181, New Carlisle, IN 46552. To send online condolences, please visit www.kaniewski.com.