Elizabeth “Anne” Thompson, 76, entered into eternal rest Aug. 27, 2018, at Northglenn Heights Assisted Living in Northglenn, Colorado.
Anne was born in Creston on Hewitt Street to Vida Elizabeth (Jackson) Clayton and Audre Clair (A.C.) Clayton. She was one of four children, and was stricken with polio at a very young age, which left her right leg two inches shorter than the other.
Anne was united into marriage in Orient on July 12, 1959, to Richard Maurice Thompson, son of Marion Edward Thompson and wife Mildred Maxine (Keeffer) Thompson. They had two children, Richard Allen Thompson and Tammy Anne Lindsay (Thompson).
She was an active, affiliated member of the United Methodist Church in Creston, Youth Fellowship in Orient, Eastern Star, International Toastmistress Association, soloist at Ruth of Eastern Star Chapter in Iowa, soloist in the United Methodist Church in Creston, soloist in a professional band called the “Blue Notes,” accomplished organist, 4-H in Creston, American Paint Horse Association, Rocky Mountain Paint Horse Association, Hi Plan Paint Horse Association, Aurora Horseman’s Association, American Kennel Club, Comanche Crossing Horse Association in Strasberg, Colorado, and Good News Church in Broomfield, Colorado. Anne also managed all business aspects of her and her husband’s half acre lot, The Thompson Ranch, located in Stone House Farms subdivisions in Commerce City, Colorado, and a 40 acre land spread, R & A Ranch, located in Strasberg, Colorado.
Her hobbies included swimming (certified lifeguard), sewing, singing, playing the organ, gardening, fishing, camping, horseback riding and crocheting.
Anne is survived by her brother Charles W. (Ann) Clayton; son Richard Allen (Kim) Thompson; daughter Tammy Anne (John) Lindsay; seven grandchildren, Jennifer Anne (Tim Bohan) Lindsay, Joshua Lindsay, Mathew (Sabrina) Mauch, Suzette (Clint) Joralmon, Chanel Thompson, Brittany (Zach) Stansbury and James Mauch; and 10 great-grandchildren.
She was proceeded in death by her husband Richard Maurice Thompson; her parents, Audre Clair (A.C.) Clayton and Vida Elizabeth (Jackson) Clayton; and her two brothers, William L. and Jack A. Clayton.
A memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Sept. 11 at Good News Community Church, 5511 W. 136th Ave., in Broomfield, Colorado, followed by a graveside service at Fort Logan National Cemetery Staging Area B at 1:30 p.m. A reception will be held at 3:30 p.m. at Good News Community Church. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society or American Lung Association. Visit www.newcomerdenver.com to share condolences.