THOMPSON – Larry Allan Thompson age 69 of Grand Rapids passed away May 13 2009. He was preceded in death by his father Bernard Thompson. Surviving are his wife of 46 years Carla; daughters Kris (Bill) Thompson-DeWitt and Kerri Hartwell; grandson Bradley Hartwell; mother Marian Thompson; brothers Bernard Bud (Mary Jean) Thompson Robert (Janice) Thompson James (Mary Ann) Thompson; sister Judy (Gary M.) Thorne; brother-in-law Fred (Arlene) Smith. Larry taught history at Saginaw High School and Webber Junior High in Saginaw and retired from the Michigan Education Association. He was very involved in Civil War History artifacts and he loved to cook. Funeral service will be 1 PM May 18 2009 at the OBrien-Eggebeen-Gerst Chapel 3980 Cascade Rd SE with Bernard Thompson officiating. Visitation one hour prior to service at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimers Association.