Cindy L. Thompson

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Funeral services forCindy L. Thompson, 41,of Fort Thompson, SDwere held Saturday, March23, 2019 at the CrowCreek Tribal Gym in FortThompson with burial in theChrist Episcopal Cemeteryat Fort Thompson SD.Cynthia "Cindy" LeighThompson was born April17, 1977 in Chamberlain,SD to Vincent Thompsonand Cheryl JohnsonShields. Cindy grew upin Fort Thompson. Sheattended grade school atFort Thompson ElementarySchool until 2nd gradewhen she transferred toSt. Joseph's School inChamberlain, SD untilthe 8th grade when shegraduated. She attendedher high school years atFlandreau Indian School atFlandreau.Cindy was an all aroundoutgoing person. Shetouched many lives. Shehad a big beautiful smileand laughter that couldfill a room. Cindy alwaysspoke her mind and wasvery blunt, honest, andenergetic. It was always agood time with her. Cindyheld various jobs throughoutthe state of South Dakota;which included a position atthe hospital in Madison. Nomatter where she worked,she was a very hard workerand dedicated to her job.Cindy passed away onMarch 18, 2019 as a result ofhealth problems at SanfordUSD Medical Center inSioux Falls, SD at the age of41 years. Gratefully sharingher life are her parents:father Vincent Thompsonof Pierre, SD, and hermother Cheryl Shields ofFort Thompson; brothersRonnie of Glendale, AZ, Jonof Huron, SD, Vincent Jr. ofSioux Falls, SD, and Tannerand R. J. Shields both ofFort Thompson, SD; sistersAmy Marie of Yankton, SD,Barb Thompson of Tama,IA, Bridgette, Rochelle,Anna, and Leatha, allof Fort Thompson, SDVal & Tara both of SiouxFalls, SD, Sammi andSara both of Pierre, SD,and Brooke, Autumn, andSheranda Shields all of FortThompson, SD; and also herspecial friend Doug Lobbinsof Brookings, SD.Preceding her in deathwere her great grandparents:Ben and Ruth Thompsonand Silas and IsabellJohnson; grandparentsBen Thompson and SissyLaRoche and Horace andAlvina Johnson Slow; abeloved nephew JacobTaylor Shields; and abeloved niece Jaylayla RoseHawk.

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