Jay Thompson

Jay Grant Thompson,

55, Cave Creek AZ and

formerly of Minot passed

away on March 14, 2017

in a Phoenix hospital with

loving family members at

his side.

Jay was raised in Minot

and graduated from Minot

High School in 1979. He

moved to the Phoenix

area as a young adult and

worked in the construc-

tion industry.

Survivors include his

significant other Patty

Fowler; siblings: David


(CeeCee) Thomas,

Kimberly Thompson (L.

John MacMartin);

sister-in-law: Charlene

Thompson and

step-brother: Steven (Mar-

garet) Fruh all of the

Minot area.

Jay was preceded in

death by his mother Ida

Mae Thompson Fruh, fa-

ther: Jack Thompson,

step-father: Alfred Fruh,

step-mother: Janet

Thompson, brothers:

Steven E. Thompson and

Paul M. Thompson and

sister-in-law: Marcela


A celebration of Jay’s

life will be held on Satur-

day, June 24, 2017 at

10:00 a.m. in the Moose

Lodge Park Shelter –

Minot. A time of fellow-

ship and lunch will follow

at the Moose Lodge.

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