Doris "Dory" Thompson

Doris Thompson, age 83, of Fargo, formerly of New Rockford, ND, passed away April 22, 2018, at Elim Care in Fargo, ND under hospice care.

Doris Jean Lucht was born on January 5, 1935, to John H. and Alma Lucht in New Rockford. She graduated from New Rockford High School in 1953.

On December 6th 1953, she married Malcolm (Mick) Thompson and made their home in New Rockford. She worked for over 55 years until her retirement in 2008 for numerous Eddy County offices, including, County Agent, Soil conservation, Tax Equalization, and the Sheriff’s office. She also did the bookkeeping for their business, Mick’s 281 Service.

She was an active member of the Emmanuel Lutheran Church. In her spare time, Dory loved to garden and raised her 6 children, Michael, Wayne, Ken, Deb, Rod and David.

She is survived by her 6 children: Mike (Jill), Binford; Wayne (Lori), Murray, Utah; Ken (Luann), New Rockford; Deborah, Fargo; Rodney (Karen), West Fargo; and David (Karen), Franktown, Colorado; 12 Grandchildren: Nolan (Ellen), Ashlee (Jay), Tase, Taylor, Jared (Andrea), Kimberly (Aaron), Nicholas (Jessalyn), Nathan (Tyza), Rusty (Charolotte), Dakotah, Kaitlyn, and Jack; 9 Great Grandchildren: Kendra, Quinn, Gavyn, Zayne, Allie, Dominic, Kane, Corbin, and Remick; one brother, Martin (Eloise), and several nieces and nephews.

Doris was preceded in death by her parents, husband, sisters Erna and Ruby, and brother Earl.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to

Prairie Home Cemetery of New Rockford

or Hospice of the Red River Valley.

Visitation: Thursday 9PM – 5PM in Evans Funeral Home, New Rockford, ND, and will continue from 6PM – 7PM in the church.

Prayer Service: 7:00PM in First Lutheran Church, New Rockford.

Funeral Service: Friday, April 27, 2018, at 10:30AM in First Lutheran Church.

Burial: Prairie Home Cemetery, New Rockford.

Posted Condolences:
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Name: Libby (Swenby) Pinkepank

Date: 4/27/2018

Message: My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time.  I have so many fond memories of your mom and dad that it is hard to believe that they are both gone. 

Your mom always had a smile on her face and so much love in her heart.

Those memories will always be cherished.  



Name: Stephen Lucht

Date: 4-27-2018

Message: Thoughts and prayers to all in the passing of Aunt Dory.  Bless you, Stephen


Name: Julie Sinkler

Date: 04/27/2018

Message: Orley and I send our condolences to the entire Thompson family, so very hard to lose a parent, no matter what the situation is.

RIP Dory!


Name: Gary Klein

Date: 4/27/2018

Message:   Dear Thompson family,

Saddened to hear of your loss and know she will be missed as moms are such a big part of our lives. My thoughts and prayers are with the family.

Warmest regards,   Gary Klein


Name: Marsha Lucht Brown

Date: 4/27/2018

Message: May God be with each and everyone of you, and grant you his peace.

Aunt Dory was such a sweet and happy person, who loved her family.  I know you will miss her.  My condolences.  Love to you all!  Marsha



Name: Kim (Klocke) Bradley

Date: 4/26/18

Message: Sorry to hear about your mom.  Thoughts and prayers for your family during this tender time.



Name: Elva & John Topp

Date: 4/26/18

Message: So sorry for your loss.  Our thoughts and prayers at with all of you.


Name: Scot Lucht

Date: 4/26/18

Message: Kim and I send the Thompson's our condolences. Sorry to hear our Aunt Dory has left us all. She will be missed. Take care everyone.  Scot and Kim Lucht-Rochester


Name: Allan Lucht

Date: 4-25-2018

Message: Thoughts, prayers, and faith to all in the loss of Aunt and Godmother Dory. 



Name: Randy and Conni Fugleberg

Date: Apr.24,2018

Message: Our sincerest condolences to all of you! She was one of the sweetest women I knew! Our thoughts and prayers are with you!



Name: Gloria Hendrickson

Date: 4-23-2018

Message: So sorry to hear about Aunt Dory. I know she will be missed. Our thought and prayers are with your family.  Love to all. Mark and Gloria Hendrickson