Helen H. Thompson

Sept. 5, 1927-July 12, 2021

Helen H. Thompson,

Grand Forks, North Dako-

ta, formerly of Velva,

North Dakota, died July

12, 2021.

Helen, the daughter of

Mike and Clara Hubsky,

was born on the family

farm near Max, ND, on

September 5, 1927. She

grew up on the same farm

until boarding in Minot,

ND while attending high

school where she graduat-ed in 1945. She taught

school for a year at a one

room school and also per-

formed administrative

tasks for several em-


On May 5, 1946, Helen

married Duane Thompson

and they made their home

in Velva where they

raised their five children,

Susan, David, Dwight,

Robert and Randall.

Duane and Helen owned

and operated several

businesses in the Velva

area where they were also

active in a number of

community activities and

lifelong members of the

Methodist Church.

Helen enjoyed cooking

and entertaining family

and friends over the

years. She was an avid

gardener, an accom-

plished cook, played

bridge, and was always

proud of family. She

spent many hours at their

kitchen table enjoying the

company of others.

She is survived by: her

daughter, Susan (Jim)

Dahle, Bottineau, ND;

sons, Dr. David (Zondra)

Thompson, Gales Ferry,

CT; Dwight (Ruth Ann

Bergan) Thompson, The

Villages, FL, Dr. Robert

(Patricia) Thompson,

Prescott, AZ, and Randall

(Kathy) Thompson, in

Woodbury, MN.; sister

Eileen Hubsky of Fergus

Falls, MN, nine grandchil-dren, and eight


She was preceded in

death by: her husband

Duane, parents Mike and

Clara Hubsky, brothers

Raymond, Charlie, Ar-

nold, Roy, and sisters

Evelyn Ribb, Marion Gre-

goire, and Georgina Jones.

In lieu of flowers,

memorials are preferred

for Valley Senior Living

Foundation in Grand

Forks or the Velva Metho-

dist Church.

Arrangements are with

Amundson Funeral Home

of Grand Forks, ND,



A graveside memorial

will be held On Sep-

tember 25, 2021 at 11:00

a.m., at the Velva, ND