Nancy “Nan” F. Thompson, Bennington, Kansas passed away Wednesday August 12, 2020. She was born in Butler County, PA on December 24, 1935, the daughter of the late Lewis Baynard and Mary Kathryn (Crouch) Heller. Nan was united in marriage to the love of her life and soul mate, Allyn L Thompson on March 11, 1955. They both were actively enlisted in the Air Force stationed at Keecler Air Force Base in Biloxi, MS when they met. Nan held several different jobs over her 84 years. Her longest stint of 18 years was for Beech Aircraft/Raytheon. Her greatest love of jobs was helping the elderly stay at home and caring for them. She was a true caregiver at heart.
She is survived by her three children: Wyatt (Karen) Thompson, Manhattan, Kansas; Kay (Nick) Burns, Hutchinson, Kansas; and Lisha (Greg) Wolf, Bennington, Kansas. Nan was one of twelve children of which six have preceded in death, Robert, Dorothy, Donald, William, Richard and Charlotte. Surviving her are Helen, Althea, Paul, Alma and Janie. Grandchildren include Dacy (Wade) Woods, Dustin (Michelle) Thompson, Stoney (Jamie) Burns, Ryan (Kate) Burns, Alexandra Winingham, Trevor Wolf, Lyndi (Jeremy) Bernard, Courtney (Griff) Burdett and Whitney (Blaise) Kaufman.
There will be a private family graveside service for Nan at Prairie Mound Cemetery held at a later date. Family will receive friends 5-7 Friday, August 14, 2020 at Carlson-Becker Funeral Home in Solomon. Friends may come by the funeral home anytime Friday after 9A.M. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials be given to the Village Manor Nursing Home or to the Countryside Assisted Living. Memorials may be dropped off or mailed to Carlson-Becker Funeral Home, PO Box 308, Solomon, Kansas 67480.