Range Funeral Homes


Marshall Lee Thompson

08/22/1949 - 09/27/2021

Marshall Lee Thompson, 72, of Britt, passed away on Monday, September 27th 2021.

Marshall was born on August 22nd, 1949 in Virginia, Minnesota, to Leslie “Mike” and Elizabeth “Betty” (Fischer) Thompson. Marshall was united in marriage to Cindy Koski on December 17th, 1993. He worked for U.S. Steel for over 35 years.

Marshall enjoyed the great outdoors and camping. He loved music and spending time out on the lake.

Marshall is survived by his wife, Cindy of Britt; children: Marshall (Suzanne) Thompson of Corvallis, OR, Andrea Kilpela of Eveleth; step-children: Jeremy Koski of Atlanta, GA, Amy (Mark) Madden of Mt. Iron; numerous grandchildren; one great-grandson; numerous nieces, nephews and in-laws.

Marshall was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Rodney “Skippy”; granddaughter, Kirsty Kilpela; and his best buddy, Niki.

A private family burial service will be held Saturday, October 23, 2021 at 2:00 pm at the Makinen Cemetery.

Arrangements are with Range Funeral Home in Virginia.

7 thoughts on “Marshall Lee Thompson”

  1. Fred Schirmer says:

    Best regards to Marshal’s family. I worked with Marshal a lot in the 70’s & early eighties. I also helped Marshal some when he started building his cabin on Vermillion. Sad to read his passing I always enjoyed my memories of working with Marshal

  2. Rudy Carlson says:

    to Marshalls Family, I am saddened to hear of his passing, I graduated from High School with Marshall Class of “67”. Our Thoughts and Prayers go out to you at this difficult time. I have some good memories of our time in school.Rudy Carlson.

  3. jane v thompson says:

    So sorry to read about the passing of Marshall. I have many fond memories of when we were younger ,when i spent time in iron junction, going to visit at Betty and Mike’s.May you rest in peace Marshall.

  4. Larry Lee says:

    I am so sorry to hear about Marshall’s passing. We worked together for many years in the PPM Department at Minntac. Thank you Marshall for all our good times together.

  5. Andy&Janet Autio says:

    Our condolence to you Cindy and all of Marshalls family.I worked with Marshall at Minntac he was always a good partner to have. Good memories of snowmobile trips. I am now a member of the Fa Gow We club thanks to him! Rest in peace Marshall Bro

  6. Tom and Jere Wujcik says:

    So sorry to hear the sad news of Marshall’s passing! We had so many years of great memories with him on Lake Vermilion. Sending many thoughts and prayers to his family.

  7. Pete Bertolas says:

    I worked and snowmobiled with Marshall years back. I enjoyed doing both with him. He was a dedicated worker and new the trails well.
    My condolences Cindy.

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Saturday 10/23/2021 at 2:00 PM
Makinen Cemetery, Gavin Rd, Eveleth, MN, USA