Daniel Thompson, 1961-2017
Memorial services for Daniel L. Thompson of Albert Lea will be at 10 a.m. Friday at United Methodist Church of Albert Lea. The Rev. John Mitchem will officiate.
Daniel died Monday, April 24, 2017, at Mayo Clinic Health System in Albert Lea. He was 55.
Daniel was born July 2, 1961, in Austin, the son of Daren L. and Jean (Kamp) Thompson. He attended public school in Austin and Forest City. Daniel attended work corps for brick and block masonry and worked in that industry for several years. On July 3, 1998, he was united in marriage to Mary Ballhagen at United Methodist Church in Albert Lea.
Daniel resided in Albert Lea for the past three years and in his free time enjoyed woodworking and tinkering on vehicles.
He is survived by his wife, Mary, of Albert Lea; mother, Jean Thompson, of Forest City; stepchildren Christina (Brandon) Wallace of Albert Lea, Katherine (David) Johnson of Albert Lea and David (Alicia) Johnson of Albert Lea; and grandchildren include Destiny, Hunter, Sahara, Chloe, Tristan, Samuel, Joseph and Logan. There is one sister, Valarie Nielson, of Forest City; brother Duane Thompson, of Manley, Iowa; sisters-in-law Amy Walton and Sara (Ricky) Behrends, both of Albert Lea; father-in-law, Harold Ballhagen, of Albert Lea; and nieces and nephews.
Daniel was preceded in death by his father; mother-in-law, Jacqueline Ballhagen; Kamp and Ballhagen grandparents; brothers James and Steven Thompson; and aunts and uncles.