November 24, 1950 – December 5, 2022
Robert James Thompson, age 72 of Minneapolis, Minnesota journeyed to the Spirit World on December 5, 2022. Robert was born November 24, 1950, in White Earth, Minnesota the son of Melvin Jackson and Elizabeth Marion Thompson. Robert was a proud Vietnam Veteran who worked hard as a roofer for many years and worked at UPS for 25 years. Robert loved to cook and barbeque for family, go to powwows, listen to Ol’ Hank Williams and powwow music, enjoyed watching Charles Bronson and Jackie Chan Movies, and the Andy Griffith Show. He enjoyed fishing. Robert loved and adored his grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great grandchild very much.
Survived by his wife: Gloria Thompson; children: Karen Yzagurrie (Michael), Colleen Bobolink (John), Kevin Johnson (Patty), Bobbi Johnson (Deshun), and Bo Johnson; 14 grandchildren, 7 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great grandchildren; sisters: Betty Foy (Rick) and Cheryl Jimenez; brother: Robin; many nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
Welcoming Robert to the spirit world are his grandparents; parents, Elizabeth and Melvin; sisters: Melvina “Tiny”, LouAnn, and Sharon; brothers: Donald and Charlie; grandchild: Michael “Mikey” Yzagurrie.