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Our beloved Mother, Grandmother, Great Grandmother and devoted wife to Lloyd G. Thomson, Theresa Thomson passed away peacefully on 2/24/21, after a long illness.
43 days shy of her 107th birthday, at 106, she was one of San Francisco and Sonoma Counties oldest residents!
Born in SFO, Theresa lost her mom at a young age, becoming the carer of her family. Later having 3 daughters of her own.
Theresa moved to Hornitas, CA in 1946 where her and her husband operated the Ruth Pierce Gold Mine. She then moved to Mariposa, CA where her and her husband ran and operated the Tenaya Motel, just outside of Yosemite, before returning to SFO to raise her family. She retired with her husband to Sonoma, CA in 1977, where she resided until she died.
She loved cooking for her family, playing the slot machines in Reno but she adored spending time with her grandchildren most of all!
She is preceded in death by her husband, Lloyd G. Thomson, daughter Mary Stricklin, granddaughter Denise Nordby, sisters Lena Tavarossi, Louise Lyons, Myrtle Higuera & Pearl Jones and brother, Emanuel (Manny) Kaeintz.
She is survived by her daughters, Janet Rasmussen of Walnut Creek, CA and Laura Allaire of Deland, Florida. Grandchildren, Dawn Denhof, Keith Nordby, Erik Nordby and Roxanne Gambill. 8 Great Grand Children and 1 Great Great Grandchild.
Services were held on March 12, 2021 at St. Francis Catholic Church of Sonoma. Theresa was then interred with her beloved, Lloyd G. Thomson on March 15, 2021 at Holy Cross Cemetery in Colma, Ca.
Donations can be made, in her memory, to St. Jude's Children's Hospital as "She loved the kids"!