Howard R. Thompson

Greenbush, Michigan
April 2, 1933 - March 23, 2020

Service Location

Buresh Funeral Home ~ Oscoda, Michigan


A Memorial Service will be held on Thursday, April 30, 2020 at 5 pm (gathering potentially from 3-5 pm)

(Depending on status with Covid 19 this may be a private service)

Obituary Notice

Howard Ross Thompson passed away March 23, 2020. He was born in Detroit in 1933 to Howard E. and Marjorie Thompson. He was in the Air Force from 1953-1957 and 1961 until 1977. He was a veteran, having served in both the Korean and the Vietnam wars. He married Ann (Mero) and they spent 20 years in the Air Force.  He retired in 1977. They bought a house in Greenbush and lived their until they each passed. After he retired from the Air Force he worked at Stevens Van Lines from 1977-1994 and Zubek Motors from 1996-2008. Howard was proceeded in death by his parents, Ann, his wife of 63 years, his daughter Susan and 2 granddaughters. He is survived by his son Patrick, daughter in law Linda, daughter Jacqueline, daughter Michelle, 9 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren.   A memorial service will be held at 5 pm on Thursday, April 30, 2020 at the Buresh Funeral Home in Oscoda, MI. Interment in the Holy Cross Cemetery in Alpena MI. You may offer condolences at


Holy Cross Cemetery ~ Alpena, Michigan


I've known Howard for the past few years since I've been serving at Sacred Heart. He is a faithful man who always loved to help others. To all his family: I am so sorry for your loss both of your mom and your dad. Please know of my prayers for you all!
— Fr. Tyler Bischoff
May prayers are with you may Howard rest in the arms of Jesus...Sacred Heart Churchnis praying for Howard and you his family.

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