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Alice Thompson

Bethalto 08/28/2014

Alice Thompson, 91, passed away at 5:50 pm Thursday, August 28, 2014 at Bethalto Care Center.

She was born August 4, 1923 in Hinsdale, IL, the daughter of George and Natalie (Olson) Peterson.

She married Everett V. Thompson in 1944.  He preceded her in death. 

Alice was a homemaker and receptionist at a hair salon. She attended Zion Lutheran in Bunker Hill, before that she had been a life time member of Grace Lutheran Church in LaGrange, IL. She enjoyed knitting, reading and jig saw puzzles. 

She is survived by two daughters and a son-in-law, Kay L. Cocke of Bethalto and Janice and Jack Tolliver of Holiday Shores; two grandchildren, John B. Tolliver of Edwardsville and Allison Tolliver of Glen Carbon; and many good friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, a son-in-law, Gary Cocke and a sister, Lorraine Peterson.

Visitation will be from 1 until funeral services at 3 pm Sunday, September 7, 2014 at Elias, Kallal and Schaaf Funeral Home in Bethalto with Pastor Terry Grebing.

Memorials may be made to the Humane Society.

Online condolences and guestbook may be found at

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