Linda J. Thompson, 70, of Grand Island passed away on July 7, 2018 at her home.

Linda Thompson

Linda was born April 8, 1948 to George and Lucille (Roller) Tomlinson. She was united in marriage to Vern Thompson on Sept. 7, 1963 at North Platte. The couple lived in North Platte and later moved to Hershey in 1972.

She was a member of The American Legion Auxiliary, charter member of Hershey Baptist Church, and Lake Maloney Golf Course.

She is survived by her husband, Vern of Grand Island; sons, Richard of Palm Springs, Calif., Gary (Kristie) of North Platte, Russell (Tonya) of Grand Island, Jamie (Michelle) of Kimball, and Rodney of Omaha; brothers, Walter Tomlinson of North Platte and Dan (Kay) Tomlinson of Hershey; sisters, Janice Walker and Yvonne Hiatt, both of North Platte and Debra (Kenny) Durant of Johnson; six grandkids; seven step-grandkids; and five great-grandkids.

Linda was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Reed and Richard Tomlinson; and grandson, Taylon Thompson.

Livingston-Sondermann Funeral Home is entrusted with arrangements. Online condolences may be directed to