THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Issue Date: December 14, 2017
Agnes Thomson, 95, Bellevue, passed away on Saturday, Dec. 9. She was born May 8, 1922 to the late John and Ellen (Fitzgerald) Lee and graduated from East Green Bay High School. She married Francis Thomson on May 3, 1947 at St. John Catholic Church in Green Bay and he preceded her in death on Jan. 21, 2010. In 1949 Agnes and Francis moved to Gillett where they owned a Chevrolet Dealership and went on to build and operate Sleepy Hollow Motel in 1955.
Agnes a enjoyed playing cards and gardening took up much of her time in the summer, including vegetables that the entire family grew and sold in order to pay for the children's education. Agnes and Francis enjoyed their time with their Friday night fish fry friends and the many people they spent time with through American Family.
Survivors include her children: Michael (Annie) Thomson; Patrick "Tuffy" Thomson; Jean (Tom) Lang; Roger (Karen) Thomson; Janice (Brian) Jagodinsky; Jackie (Bob) Mortensen; 15 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; sister-in-law, Joyce Thomson; brother-in-law, Gerald Tease; special friends and neighbors, Dick and Betty Freitag, Laura and Pete; many nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a grandson, Ethan Lang; sisters: Margaret Lee; Virginia (Leslie) Krouth; Dorothy Tease; Katherine Lee; brother, Francis Lee.
Family and friends may visit at Resurrection Catholic Church, 333 Hilltop Dr, Allouez, on Wednesday, Dec. 13, from 9 am until 10:45 am. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11am with Bishop Robert Morneau officiating. Entombment will be in Allouez Catholic Mausoleum. Cotter Funeral Home and Crematory is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be expressed at www.cotterfuneralhome.com.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund for Resurrection Catholic Church, and Unity Hospice have been established.