Barbara Thompson

Barbara Thompson, 91, of Viroqua, died Saturday, July 7, 2018.


Sample ImageBarbara Ann (Berg) Thompson, 91, of Viroqua, passed away Saturday, July 7, 2018 at Hillview Health Care Facility in La Crosse.


Barbara Ann was born March 31, 1927 to Christian and Anna (Hooverson) Berg on the family farm near Viroqua. After graduating from Viroqua High School in 1945, Barbara worked in La Crosse at Benson Optometry. On Aril 27, 1947, Barbara married William ‘Bill’ Thompson at Bethel Lutheran Church in rural Viroqua. Barbara and Bill lived and worked the family farm near Redmound until Bill’s death on January 24, 1985. Barbara moved to Viroqua where she enjoyed many happy years playing cards with friends, volunteering at the Historical Museum and local food pantry, being involved in her churches activities and visiting with friends and family. Barbara’s children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren were the loves of her life and brought her endless hours of joy. She also wanted all the nieces and nephews to know how much she loved them. Barbara had wonderful memories of everyone. The family wants to especially thank the staff at Hillview Health Care for their excellent care provded to Barbara during her stay.


Barbara is survived by; her three children, Roxanne Fox of La Crosse, Kristine (George) Kreuzer of Stoddard, and Steven (Marlene) Thompson of Bangor; five grandchildren, Marcy (Fox) Thompson (Keith) of Wauconda IL, Ryan Fox of Prairie du Chien WI, Kaydee (Kreuzer) Zimmerman (Jeremy) of Trempealeau WI, Joseph (Nicole) Kreuzer of La Crosse WI, and Amanda (Thompson) Masters (Brent) of Las Vegas NV; nine great-grandchildren, Natalie and Madelyn Thompson. Charlotte and Olivia Fox, Sloan, Easton and Emmalee Zimmerman, Baron Masters, and Jasper Kreuzer; and two step grandchildren, Marcus Zimmerman and Hallie French.


Barbara was preceded in death by; her husband William, her parents Christian and Anna Berg, her two brothers, Frederick and Clayton Berg.

Barbara will be greatly missed by her family and friends.


Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM on Friday, July 20, 2018 at the Vosseteig-Larson Funeral Home in Viroqua. Pastor Yvonne Marshall of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church will officiate. A private burial will be held at a later date. Friends may call during a visitation from 10:00AM until the time of the service at the funeral home.


In lieu of flowers or plants, memorials to Walnut Mound Cemetery at Retreat WI (E3608 Cty Rd N, DeSoto 54624), are appreciated.


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The Vosseteig-Larson Funeral Home, 123 W Decker St. (Hwy 56W) in Viroqua is serving the family. (608) 637-2100.


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