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“I am So sorry for your loss she was an amazing woman ,teacher and neighbor.now she's going to be OUR FATHER (GOD) in Heaven as well as her husband...Read More »
1 of 6 | Posted by: Lorenzo Williams - BAY CITY, MI

“Jean and ed were our landlords when we were firs t married in 1963. Their daughters babysit our two daughters. Jean was a great person and it was a...Read More »
2 of 6 | Posted by: Ken Sterling - Essexvile, MI

“Mrs. Thompson was my kindergarten teacher @ Garfield School in 69-70...my deepest sympathies go out to the Thompson family @ this most difficult time. ”
3 of 6 | Posted by: DeeDee Maldonado - Bay City, MI

“Please know that you are in my thoughts and prayers. Jean was a wonderful teacher, musician and person. I taught with her during my first years of...Read More »
4 of 6 | Posted by: Sherry Jones - Essexville, MI

“Please accept my heartfelt sympathy for the loss of your loved one. May reflecting on all the good times you've shared together help ease the pain...Read More »
5 of 6 | Posted by: A friend

“What a great sister in Christ along with a Masonic sister. God received someone back with him that will be playing Heavenly music. ”
6 of 6 | Posted by: Deb and Jim Harmon - Macclenny, FL


Elaine Jean Thompson was born in Saginaw, MI on August 22, 1921 to the late Stanley and Carrie (Hardy) Puffer. She passed away on Tuesday, November 8, 2016 at the Masonic Pathways in Alma, MI. She married Edward L. Thompson on October 9, 1948 and he preceded her in death on June 14, 2005.
Prior to retirement, Jean was a teacher in the Bay City Public School System. She was a member of First Presbyterian Church and Martha Washington Chapter No. 113, O.E.S. and formerly of Sharon Chapter No. 20, O.E.S. For many years Jean was the organist for many area churches, the Eastern Stars and Penzien-Steele Funeral Home.
Surviving are two daughters: Mary Jane (William) Wagner and Sue Ann (Robert Jr.) Henry, three grandchildren: Andrea (Vincent) Mitchell, Bethany (Kirk) Ramon and Thomas Wagner and a great granddaughter Lillian Ramon.
A memorial service will be held at a later date. For those who so desire, the family requests memorials to First Presbyterian Church or Scottish Rite Children's Learning Center.