Jo Anne Marie Thompson of LeMars, 64, a former Cherokee resident, passed away Friday, February 24, 2012 at The Abbey of LeMars.
Memorial services will be held Friday, March 2nd, at 10 a.m. at The Abbey.
It was Jo Anne's request to be cremated, and burial will be in the Oak Hill Cemetery, along with the remains of her husband Bruce. There will be no visitation. The Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee is handling the arrangements. On line condolences may be left at www.boothbyfuneral.com.
Jo Anne was born March 12, 1947 in Marshalltown, to Everett and Marjorie (Williamson) Cook. She attended Green Mountain Independent High School and graduated in 1965. She continued her education and received a certificate to be a Nurse's Aide. Jo Anne married to Bruce Thompson on April 19, 1983 in Cherokee, and worked at K-Products in Marcus. She was affiliated with the United Methodist Church.
Jo Anne was preceded in death by her parents and her husband Bruce, who passed away on October 8, 2008.