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Obituaries

Obituaries

Robert Thompson 1917 - 2008 Overland Park

Overland Park — Services for Robert Chandler, 90, and Barbara Freeman Thompson, 89, Overland Park, will be at 11 a.m. today at Mount Moriah Cemetery, Kansas City, Mo.Barbara Thompson died Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2008. Robert Thompson died Saturday, Nov. 15, 2008.Barbara Thompson was born July 9, 1919, in East Brunswick, Maine. She worked in bookkeeping and clerical positions in Bath, Maine, and Flushing and Bayside, N.Y. Robert Thompson was born Nov. 18, 1917, in Bangor, Maine. He graduated from Boston University in 1939 and was employed by Trans World Airlines for 37 years, retiring from the position of general manager of operational planning in 1976.They were wed Sept. 7, 1940, in Bath.The couple lived in various locations on the East Coast, the Kansas City area from 1949 to 1969, and in Sun City, Ariz. They moved to Overland Park in 2000 to be near family.The Thompsons were members of the Congregational Church and the Arizona Mayflower Society.Survivors include two daughters, Cynthia Frensley, Kansas City, Mo., and Candy Little, Lenexa; four grandchildren, Heather Sexton and Christy Little, both of Lawrence, Jennifer Majetich, Gladstone, Mo., and Christopher Frensley, Kansas City, Mo.; and six great-grandchildren.