Jean Thompson, 77 of Mitchell, died Monday, January 1, 2018 at Avera Queen of Peace Hospital in Mitchell. Services will be 11:00 AM Thursday, January 4, 2018 at the Bittner Funeral Chapel in Mitchell, SD. Burial at Graceland Cemetery in Mitchell.
Jean Karen Thompson was born November 28, 1940, at Hallock, MN, to Buford and Bernice (Ova) Stardig. She grew up in Brainerd, MN and graduated from Washington High School in Brainerd in 1959. In 1960 she graduated from Saint Cloud Beauty College in Saint Cloud, MN. On April 17, 1963, she married William Duncan Thompson in Brainerd. They lived in the Detroit, MI area and Miami Fl for a number of years then moved to Mitchell in 1982. She operated Jeans Beauty Shop in Mitchell for twenty years until her retirement.
She is survived by her husband Bill, one daughter, Joanna "JoJo" Colburn and her husband Andrew of Punta Gorda, FL, one son, Robert B. Thompson of Mitchell, one granddaughter, Samantha Jo Colburn of Punta Gorda, FL, and one brother Theodore Stardig and wife Marge of Roundtop, TX. She was preceded in death by her parents and one brother, Robert Stardig.