Merced Sun Star
June 24, 1971
Funeral services will be held Saturday morning for Mrs. Estella M. Thompson,
Merced resident who died in a local convalescent hospital Wednesday.
Rev. Bryan White of the First Christian Church will officiate at the 8:30
a.m. rites at the Mission Chapel of Ivers and Alcorn. Burial will be in the
Mrs. Thompson was born Aug. 7, 1882 in Black Hawk County, Iowa. She had been a
resident of Merced for 58 years.
Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Esther Ashworth and Mrs. Dorothy Beutel,
both of Merced; a brother, Chester Baldwin of El Paso, Tex., nine
grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren.
contributed by Alma