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Tana Violet Thompson, age 37, Journeyed to the Spirit World on September 24, 2023 at M Health Fairview Southdale Hospital in Edina, Minnesota.  She was born on February 24, 1986 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, the daughter of James Thompson Jr. and Virginia Bunker.

Tana was a member of the White Earth Band of Chippewa Indians.  She was employed as a housekeeper at the Roadway Inn.  She was a loving, caring person.  Her children were very special to her, she loved them deeply.

Tana is survived by her fiance: Michael Hanson; mother: Virginia Bunker; father: James Thompson Jr.; daughters: Josephine Violet Thompson and Cassandra Lauren Thompson – Hanson; brothers: James William Thompson III, Erik Lee Bunker, Emilio James Bunker and Marvin Simon Bunker; sisters: Angel Rosemary Bunker and Patricia Hanks Bunker.

All-night visitation will be held on Friday, October 6, 2023 starting at 4:00 P.M. at the Old Pine Point School Community Center in Ponsford, Minnesota.

A funeral service for Tana Thompson will be held on Saturday, October 7, 2023 at 11:00 A.M. at the Old Pine Point School Community Center in Ponsford, Minnesota. Officiating will be Butch Smith

Honorary Casket Bearers will be All the Girls

Casket Bearers will be Mike Hanson, Doug Brugier, Emilio Bunker, Erik Bunker

Interment will be held at the Breck Memorial Cemetery in Ponsford, Minnesota

The Chilson Funeral Home assisted the family with funeral arrangements.  On-line condolences can be directed to

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