Barbara Ruth (Kiel) Thompson    Barbara Ruth (Kiel) Thompson, 81 , of Great Falls, died Thursday at Peace Hospice from natural causes.
    At her request, no services are planned. Private internment will be at Highland Cemetery.
    Cremation has taken place under the direction of Croxford Funeral Home and Crematory.
    She is survived by three children; Connie (Al), Susanne (Bob), Thomas (Judy) and grandchildren; Melanie, Bryan and Jeff.
    Barbara was born Sept. 15, 1925 in Conrad, the sixth of seven children.
    She married Raymond Thompson, he preceded her in death.
    Barbara was a very special mother who loved and was loved by many.
    She was a creative person, enjoying gardening, sewing, nature, and a passion for playing the ukulele with the “Stringalongs”. Barbara was bright, resourceful, with a hint of dry humor.
    Many will miss Barbara. Memorials in her name are suggested to Peace Hospice, P.O. Box 7008, Great Falls, Mont., 59403 or the Humane Society of Cascade County, P.O. Box 1774, Great Falls, Mont., 59403.
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