WEST GARDINER – Norma L. Thompson. Quietly passed away with her family by her side, Wednesday, June 3, 2020 . She was born February 10th 1927, in Randolph, Daughter of Georgina and George Oben. \r\n\r\nAt the age of 18 Norma worked at the Worster House in Hallowell where she met the love of her life, Kenneth A Thompson Sr, a young soldier that just returned home from serving in World War II, they married in 1947. \r\n\r\nShe was a dedicated wife and mother. Norma spent the duration of her working life owning and operating Thompson Excavation, with her husband, Ken. It didn't matter what time of the day or night, if you needed their services, they were there. \r\n\r\nNorma was predeceased by her Husband Kenneth, her children Jacquline, Kenneth Jr., Karyl, Kay, Kim, Karl and Kelly, her brothers Robert, Donald and Richard Oben, sisters Sandra Collins, Marjorie Brown, Mildred McKay and Virginia Daguay. \r\n\r\nNorma is survived by her children Karen L. Ricks and her husband, Dennis, of Texas, Kevin L. Thompson and his wife, Alison, of Vassalboro and Kathy J. Thompson of Randolph; her eight grandchildren, Kenneth Thompson III, of Gardiner, Jeffrey Thompson, of Florida, Karyl MacGregor and her husband, Jason, of Texas, Nicholas Tenney and his wife, Jalin, of Texas, and Austin Ricks of Texas, Dalton Thompson, Brody Thompson and Walker Thompson, all of Vassalboro; and nine great-grandchildren, Brett and Zachary Thompson, Scotland, Selah, Solomon and Sophie MacGregor, Ella Tenney, Kellie and Ava Thompson; and many nieces and nephews. \r\n\r\nNorma’s family would like to send a special thank-you to the staff of Maine General Medical Centers Glenridge Rehabilitation Facility. Your kind and caring services were greatly appreciated. \r\n\r\nVisiting hours will be held Friday, June 12 from 6PM to 8PM at Knowlton Hewins Roberts Funeral Home, 1 Church St., Augusta. Please take into consideration the 50 person limit in the funeral home by making sure to enter and exit the building in an expeditious fashion. A graveside service will be held Saturday, June 13 at 10 AM at Oak Grove Cemetery in Gardiner.\r\n\r\nIn lieu of flowers, please send donations to the MaineGeneral Glenridge Long-Term Care Activity Center, 40 Glenridge Drive, Augusta, ME 04330. \r\n\r\nArrangements are by Staples Funeral and Cremation Service, where condolences, memories and photos may be shared with the family on the obituary page of the funeral home website familyfirstfuneralhomes.com.