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Gordon Thompson 08/04/2023

Gordon William Thompson died unexpectedly early morning on Friday, August 4th in a vehicular accident in New Richmond. He was born in Hudson, WI and raised in Hammond, WI on August 4th of 1980, attending school at St. Croix Central. Gordon worked at SMC in Somerset. He will be missed dearly by many who will remember him as a compassionate friend, a devout father, and all around great guy to be around. He loved to grill delicious food, go fishing, and had a passion for cars and RC cars, as well. He is preceded in death by his Step-father, Charles “Skip” Thompson, and his older brother, Matthew “Matty” Thompson. He is survived by his mother, Roxann Sawyer, his daughter, Talia Thompson, his son, Zach Sillars, his twin boys Mason and Shyloh Thompson, his sisters Melissa and Michelle Thompson, his brother, Sean Thompson, and his step-son Jordan Sprecher. A Memorial service was held on Sunday, August 13, 2023 at 1:00PM at Bakken-Young Funeral & Cremation Services (728 S Knowles Ave) in New Richmond with a visitation starting at 12 noon. Arrangements are with Bakken-Young Funeral & Cremation Services.

Click here to watch the recording of Gordon’s service.


  • Douglas schuebel Posted August 7, 2023 2:57 pm

    Gordon was a good person with a big heart. I remember the time we use to hang out. He made me laugh so hard. He was a gentle teddy bear. I will miss u my friend rest easy brother.

  • Mary May Posted August 7, 2023 9:00 pm

    Gordie, my brother, my friend.
    You made me laugh, cry, worry and be proud in so many ways.
    Thank you for all you have done for me! I know you will watch over me and all of our family!

  • David Greenfield Posted August 7, 2023 9:52 pm

    I have only the finest of memories of Gordo, though I have not seen him in years. I will remember him as one of the kindest men I have ever known. My deepest symposia go to his entire family. Rest in peace, friend.

  • Amy Deal Posted August 8, 2023 12:23 am

    Though I hadn’t seen you in years Gordon I will always miss your presence in this world and your big bear hugs. May you find rest and comfort until we meet again.

  • Amber Fink Posted August 8, 2023 10:03 am

    You were always there when anyone needed help. You had a big heart and your family and kids miss you terribly. You have left big shoes to fill. I’ll carry your spirit with me. See you on the other side, you were always like my older brother and I’ll always miss you. This shouldn’t have happened

  • Richard R Anderson-Fink Posted August 8, 2023 11:40 am

    You were a damn good man and father! You’ll be missed Gordon.

  • Sharon Peterson Posted August 8, 2023 12:25 pm

    I had the pleasure of knowing Gordy and was his secret Santa one year at a Christmas party. He was such a a caring man. Blessing to all.

  • Jeffrey S Barritt Posted August 8, 2023 5:32 pm

    I love you brother. I will miss you everyday. The world is a much sadder place without you.

  • Laura Leary (Hackenmueller) Posted August 8, 2023 6:45 pm

    Gordon you were a very good man and father. Big teddy bear with a big heart. Rest in peace! Love you! You will be missed by many!

  • Jessica Fink-Sawyer Posted August 8, 2023 7:46 pm

    Gordon , the kids and I miss you terribly. I’ll never be able to fit your shoes and be the parent you were but I sure am gonna try my love. This hurts so much, but I’m gonna be strong for you now and for our babies. This isn’t goodbye it’s til we meet again. See you on the other side fluff, my bestfriend. I’ll kiss the boys for you every day and night and make sure they never forget the amazing father you were. We love you

  • Amanda Frame Posted August 8, 2023 8:19 pm

    So incredibly sad to see this. Gordo was always tsweetest people I knew. Always taking situations with an open heart and arms suited wide for a big. Rest in peace you ssweet soul. Hugs to the family, and close friends

  • Robert Larkin Posted August 9, 2023 6:29 am

    You were a funny and nice guy. Rest easy Gordon.

  • Heather Maruna Posted August 9, 2023 7:52 am

    Gordo, I don’t know how to put into words how sad I am. I will never forget you coming in your van to rescue me on numerous were the best dad and best person that jessica could have chosen to have those boys with. You will be greatly missed by everyone who’s lives you touched…rest easy, see you on the flip side…

  • Heather Jacobson Posted August 9, 2023 1:19 pm

    Gordy was a amazing man! I will forever remember all the fun times we had at smc and the Halloween party at my old house. And the camping trip we had just a few weeks ago!! Miss you!!

  • Nichole Hubbell Posted August 13, 2023 11:45 am

    Gordy was one of the sweetest souls I have ever met. So many people are going to miss you. Rest easy friend.

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