Kevette Thompson

Kevette Thompson, 64, of Ottertail passed away  Feb. 12, 2018, at Sanford Health in Fargo, ND surrounded by her family.  

Services will be held Friday, Feb. 23 at 11 a.m. at Motley Free Methodist Church in Motley with Pastor Jim Johnson officiating. Visitation will be held Thursday, Feb. 22, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Brenny Funeral Chapel in Staples and one hour prior to services at the church.

Arrangements are with the Brenny Funeral Chapel in Staples.

Kevette was born July 31, 1953 to Richard and Klouina (Stevens) Pride in Duluth. She grew up in Motley and attended school there. Kevette married Roger E. Thompson on May 12, 1969 in Sisseton, SD. They lived on the family farm in Motley, except for a short time in town, until 1999, when they moved to Perham, where they owned and operated the Jungle Shores Resort, moving to Dent in 2003 and retiring to their lake home at Ottertail in 2016. Kevette enjoyed crocheting, fishing, jigsaw puzzles, Legos and collecting pigs. She especially enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren.

Kevette is survived by her husband of almost 50 years; one daughter, Tracy Thompson of Staples; six sons, Shane (Michelle) Thompson of Fort Ripley, Skipper (Lynda) Thompson of New York Mills, Jason (ReAnn) Thompson of Hewitt, Todd (Maria) Thompson of Perham,, Cory (Amber) Thompson of Williston, ND, Micheal (Tara) Thompson of Ottertail; 19 grandchildren; two brothers, Richard Pride of Motley and Michael (LuAnn) Pride of Bloomington; one sister, Christi (Neil) Allen of Motley; many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. 

She was preceded in death by her parents; one sister, Shelley and an infant daughter. 

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