Herbert Bradford Thompson, Jr. age 84 of St. Peter died on Sunday, August 21, 2011 at the Benedictine Living community in St. Peter.
Memorial service will be held at 11:00 am on Friday, August 26, 2011 at Union Presbyterian Church in St. Peter with Rev. Andrew Davis officiating. Burial will be at Woodlawn Cemetery, St. Peter.
Bradford was born on April 22, 1927 in Detroit MI to Herbert Sr. and Margaret (Gilbert) Thompson. In 1949 he was united in marriage to Jane Elizabeth Lang in Olivet MI. He received his Masters in Physical Chemistry from Oberlin College and his Doctorate at Michigan State. His career was as a Professor of Physical Chemistry at Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter and the University of Ohio in Toledo. He was a member of Union Presbyterian Church, the American Chemical Society and the American Physical Society.
Bradford is survived by his wife of 62 years, Jane. He was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Barbara Thomson.