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Ervin "Porky" Thompson

 

January 3, 2018

Ervin "Porky" Thompson

May 29, 1957 - January 1, 2018

Ervin "Porky" Thompson, 60, of Bagley, MN died on Monday, January 1, 2018 at the Sanford Bagley Medical Center.

Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, January 9, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. at the Rice Lake Community Center in Rice Lake with a wake beginning on Sunday, January 6, 2018 at 4:00. At the Rice Lake Community Center and continuing until the time of the service. The Cease Family Funeral Home of Bagley assisted the family with arrangements.

Ervin was born on May 29, 1957 at White Earth, Minnesota the son of Theodore and Isabelle (Auginaush) Thompson. He graduated from Bagley High School in 1975, where he played Basketball. He attended Detroit Lakes Vocational Technical College graduating on April 24, 1987 with an Electrical degree. Porky was a bus driver for both the White Earth and Bagley school district, he worked at Melstrom Electric and also at the Shooting Star Casino. He married Allison Dakota in 1983 and later married Denille Guinn on January 23, 1999. Ervin entered the United States Marine Corp on June 18, 1975 in Minneapolis and was honorary discharged on October 30, 1978 at Minneapolis, MN. Porky liked to gamble, party and spend time with his kids, nieces and nephews along with his friends. He liked to joke with family and friends. He enjoyed the outdoors and loved deer hunting. He loved to tell stories about the Marine Corps and times out with friends and family. He was a Lay Reader in church and had a huge heart.

He is survived by his wife – Denille Thompson of Minneapolis, MN

Daughter - Alanna Thompson of Rice Lake, MN

Daughter – Louise Thompson of Rice Lake, MN

Daughter - Kaitlyn Thompson of Rice Lake, MN

Daughter – Taylor Thompson of Rice Lake, MN

Son – Ryan Stevens of Rice Lake, MN

Brother – Michael (Lynette) Thompson Sr. of Rice Lake, MN

Sister-in-law – Sheila Thompson of Rice Lake, MN

Special Aunt – Bernadine Fox of Rice Lake, MN

Special cousin – Donald Auginaush of Rice Lake, MN

He was preceded in death by his parents, brother – Melvin Thompson Sr.; Sister – Susan Johnson and niece – Becky Thompson.

 

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