Daniel E. Thomson, 75, passed away at his home in Brookings on Sept. 17, 2017.

Daniel was born Jan. 16, 1942, in Sandwich, Illinois, to Elden and Dorothy Thomson.

He served in the U.S. Army following four years of college. Daniel then went to work for Boeing where he would continue for 39 years.

He married Marilyn Wolfe in Spokane, Washington, on Dec. 19, 1964. They lived in Spokane and Renton, Washington, before moving to Brookings in 2005.

Daniel was a handyman, enjoyed helping others, working on cars as well as keeping updated on the newest car information. He always had a smile for everyone and was a great dad and husband. He and Marilyn were members of the First Baptist Church in Gold Beach.

Survivors include his wife, Marilyn, of Brookings; sons Timothy Thomson of Brookings and Todd Thomson of Auburn, Washington; siblings David, Ross, Gordon and Paul Thomson, Mary Wittingham, Pat Dickson and Esther Birch, all of Wisconsin, Lois Williams of Arizona; grandchildren Tia Thomson and Jordynn Allred.

Memorial contributions may be made to the National Adoption Foundation, 25 Grand St., Suite 4, Bethel, CT 06801, or to Coastal Home Health and Hospice, P.O. Box 6042, Brookings, OR 97415.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Redwood Memorial Chapel is assisting the family. Condolences may be expressed online at www.redwoodmemorial.net.

Submitted by Redwood Memorial Chapel.

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