Arlin Thompson

WASHBURN Arlin Thompson, 78, Washburn, died Thursday, March 7, 2013, in a Bismarck hospital.

He was born May 7, 1934, to Arthur and Lillian Thompson, in Finley. He served two years in the Army. He married Sylvia Swanson in 1965.

Survivors: wife; daughters, Susan Thompson, Fargo, Sarah Hedeen, Sioux Falls, S.D., and Sally Dufner, Otsego, Minn.; son, Art, Bismarck; five grandchildren; sisters, Lois Olson, Williston, Judy Bjornson, Anchorage, Alaska, Janice Gietzen, Minot, and Myrna Spoon, Everett, Wash.

Funeral: Monday, 11 a.m., First Lutheran Church, Washburn.

Burial: Riverview Cemetery, Washburn.

Service of remembrance: Today, 7 p.m., in the church.

Visitation: Today, 4 to 7 p.m., in the church.

(Goetz Funeral Home, Washburn)