Theodore R. Thompson

Theodore R. “Ted” Thompson, 77, of Rochester, IN passed away on Saturday, August 6, 2022 at Hickory Creek in Rochester.  Ted was born on April 4, 1945 to the late Francis L. “Shank” and Irene K. [Hurlburt] Thompson.  He grew up in the Pulaski County, IN area.  Ted had an adventurous spirit and traveled the railway.  He will be dearly missed.

He is survived by:

Sharon (Larry) Stalbaum, Step Daughter

Anthony (Sue) Brown, Step Son

Numerous Step Grandchildren, Step Great Grandchildren, and Step Great Great Grandchildren

Mary Jane (David) Hamric, Niece

Carl Jylland, Nephew

Sandra Sterling, Great Niece

Raymond Lowe, Jr., Great Nephew

Tyler Jylland, Great Nephew

Trevor Jylland, Great Nephew


Preceded in death by:

Francis Leroy “Shank” Thompson, Father

Irene Katherine [Hurlburt] Thompson Moore, Mother

Lucille Marie “Lucy” [White] Thompson, Wife

Everett Leroy Thompson, Brother

Betty Lou (Irvin) Jylland, Sister

Irvin A. Jylland, Jr., Nephew

Kathern Padgett, Niece

Amanda Adams, Great Niece


Private Burial will take place at Winamac Cemetery in Winamac, IN.

Online Tributes may be offered at

Cremation Arrangements have been entrusted to Frain Mortuary in Winamac, IN.