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Frederick James Thompson

November 23, 2021

Frederick James Thompson, age 96, went to be with his Lord and Savior on November 13. He was born in Bonners Ferry October 30, 1925, to James and Edna (Ball) Thompson. Per his request, there will be no services.

He grew up in Grandview, Washington, and served in the Army infantry as a corporal during World War II in the Philippines with the B Battery, 165th Field Artillery Battalion.

Frederick graduated with a degree in civil engineering from the University of Washington and belonged to the Pi Kappa Phi fraternity.

Frederick married Vivian Wood on September 9, 1949. They had three children; Susan, James and Gene. They also had four grandchildren, Nathaniel, Heather, Ryan and David.

Frederick worked as a structural engineer for Boeing for over 30 years. His hobbies include rock hounding, hunting and whittling.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife of 53 years, his sister Lorraine and brothers Jack and Dick.

He was a member of Newport Presbyterian Church in Bellevue, Washington.

Donations may be made in his name to American Cancer Society.

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