Delores Yvonne Barger Thompson

Wednesday, December 6, 2006

Oct. 8, 1930 - Dec. 5, 2006

Delores Yvonne Barger Thompson, age 76, of McCook, died Tuesday (Dec. 5, 2006) at Community Hospital in McCook.

She was born on Oct. 8, 1930, to John Clyde and Helen Melba Jane (Bailey) Mitchell in McCook.  She graduated from McCook High School in 1948. 

She married Roy Charles Barger on June 8, 1949, in Holdrege.  They lived on a farm northeast of Culbertson during their 36 years of marriage.  After the death of Roy, she moved to McCook and later married Vincent Donald Thompson, on Sept. 18, 1993.

She was a member of McCook Christian Church and the American Legion Auxiliary in Culbertson. 

She was preceded in death by her parents, John and Helen; husbands, Roy Barger in 1985, Vincent Thompson in 2004; and sister, Marge Pollard.

She is survived by her four children, Ronald Barger and wife, Connie of Culbertson, Susan Blomstedt and husband, James of Wellfleet, John Barger and wife, Sharon of Lubbock, Texas, and Jeanne Barger of Omaha; 10 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be Thursday at 10:30 a.m. at McCook Christian Church with the Rev. Clark Bates officiating.  Burial will be in the Culbertson Cemetery

 Visitation is today until 8 p.m. at the funeral home. Friends may sign her book at the funeral home or send condolences online at

 Memorials may be given in her name to McCook Heritage Senior Center.

Carpenter Breland Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.