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Patricia Nelson Thompson

Obituary for Patricia Nelson Thompson

August 21, 1939 - January 20, 2017
Franklin, Indiana | Age 77


Patricia "Pat" Nelson Thompson, 77, of Indianapolis, passed away January 20, 2017, surrounded by family. She was born August 21, 1939, to the late August and Ruth Nelson.
Pat retired from Hallmark after 20 years. Her favorite job of all was being a sister, wife, mom, grandma, buca, nana and aunt. She was also a faithful caregiver to her late-husband, Bill Thompson. She loved to travel and frequently looked for a new adventure. Pat was an avid gardener, collector of Hallmark ornaments, and enjoyed spending time with her family and friends. She also loved to entertain family at various functions from an annual Indy 500 party to holiday gatherings. She was a member of the Women of the Moose and Order of the Eastern Star.
In addition to her loving husband, she is preceded in death by her daughter, Lori Smith; her brother, Tom Nelson; and her sister, Bobbi Smith. Pat is survived by her daughter Rachelle "Shelly" (Rick) Lovett; her son-in-law, Dee Smith; her brother, Mike (Connie) Nelson; 11 grandchildren; and 7 great-grandchildren.
A celebration of Pat's life will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, January 28, 2017 at Wilson St. Pierre Funeral Services and Crematory, 481 W. Main St. in Greenwood, IN 46142 with a balloon release to follow. Visitation will be held from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Alzheimer's Association.

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