LaVonne M. ThompsonLaVonne M. Thompson, 88 a native of Parker and longtime resident of Yankton, died Thursday, April 20, 2017 at the Esprit Whispering Ridge Retirement Community in Omaha, NE. Funeral services will be at 1:00pm Monday, April 24, 2017 at the Grace Lutheran Church, Parker, SD with visitation an hour before services. Arrangements by Hofmeister Jones Funeral Home, Parker. LaVonne Maureen Thompson was born on October 26, 1928 at Lennox, SD to John and Evelyn (Hofmeister) Blogg. At the age of 4 she moved with her family to Parker where she attended grade school and graduated from Parker High School in 1946. After receiving her teaching certificate from Dakota State Teachers College in Madison, SD she taught country school in rural Parker for 2 years. On August 26, 1948 she was united in marriage to David Thompson at Parker, SD. They lived in Sioux Falls until 1960 when they moved to Yankton, SD. She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Yankton and was active in the Naomi Circle and WELCA. Grateful for having shared her life are her husband David; her three children, John Thompson, Kansas City, MO, James (Doris) Thompson, New Castle, IN, and Rebecca (Tracy) Connor, Omaha, NE; 5 grandchildren, Nicholas (Ceiera) Thompson, Jessica Thompson, Alexis Thompson, John Connor, and Robert Connor; and a great grandson on the way.