Alfred Thompson

Obituaries | Gillette, Wyoming

On November 6, 2020, Alfred Thompson, loving husband and father, passed away at age 71. Alfred was born on February 13, 1949 in MN to Victor and Christa Thompson (Goritz).  He grew up in Rapid City, SD, and lived the last half of his life in Gillette, WY. He and Adelia “DeDe” (Miller) were married for 51 years, and they raised three daughters together.

He was a mechanic and liked to fish, camp, read and watch action movies.  Alfred was a quiet, generous man who loved spending time with family and his pets.

He is preceded in death by his father, Victor.  He is survived by his wife, DeDe; daughters, Becki (Mike), Christa (Jeff) and Beth Ann; grandsons, Tyler (Rachel) and Alex; great-granddaughter, Charlotte; mother, Christa; brothers, Kenneth, Raymond and Dave; and sister, Vicky.

A memorial service will be held at 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, November 11, 2020, at Trinity Lutheran Church with Pastor Jared Tucher officiating.

Memorials and condolences may be sent in Alfred’s name in care of Gillette Memorial Chapel 210 West 5th Street, Gillette, WY 82716. Condolences may also be expressed at



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