Ellen Lillian Thompson, age 47, of Three Rivers, went to be with her Lord on Thursday, June 13, 2013 at the Bronson Methodist Hospital following a courageous battle with cancer. She was born in Chicago, IL., on May 11, 1966 the daughter of Mr. Ronald and Vesta Thompson.
Ellen was very active with the community. She served on the Board of the George Washington Carver Community Center, Co-Chaired a girls mentoring group called Nia Girls, was a Girl Scouts of Singing Sands Area Coordinator, an ERAC/Ce Coordinator, was active on the World Fair Board, organizer for the Three Rivers area Pokagon Band and Burmese and Latino Community in Three Rivers/Kalamazoo area. Ellen was a founding member of T.R.A.F.C. and helded in the development of Institue for New Leadership funded by A.R.C.U.S. She loved nature. Going to Lake Michigan and hanging out on the beach, and watching for eagles while out in the woods.
Ellen leaves to cherish her loving memory, her parents, one sister, Jean Thompson; one brother, John Brookens; two step-children, Armond and Aaron Randle, a nationwide extended family, and a local community of folks that she loved and supported who also loved and supported her.
The family will receive friends from 5:00 p.m. until time of services at 7:00 p.m. at the Hohner Funeral Home with Rev. JoAnne Mundy officiating.
Memorials may be directed to the Ellen L. Thompson Memorial Prayer Garden Fund. Online condolences may be left at www.hohnerfh.com.