July 31, 1942 - March 24, 2021

ELROY - Adelbert C. “Bud” Thompson, age 78 years, of rural Elroy, Wisconsin, passed away on Wednesday, March 24, 2021 in the home he was born, surrounded by his loving family.

He was born on July 31, 1942 to Clayton and Raynetta (Popp) Thompson in the family farmhouse in Millards Prairie, Town of Wonewoc, Juneau County, Wisconsin and graduated from the Royall High School in 1961.

Bud was united in marriage to Darleen Jones on April 29, 1967 in Elroy.  They farmed for 25 years and then he worked for Scott’s Construction for 25 years, retiring in 2013.

He enjoyed collector cars and the work it took to keep them in good condition.  They enjoyed driving them in parades and going to car shows.  Bud loved spending time with his Grandkids and his two St. Bernard Dogs, Buddy and Pup.

Survivors include his wife, Darleen; kids, Teresa (John) Rose, Todd (Jennifer) Thompson, Troy (Jennifer) Thompson and Tammy Thompson; grandkids, Ronald (Rachel) Seitz Jr., Adrian (Kayla) Seitz, Brooke Denman, Cody Miller, Hayden Thompson, Tylah Baetje, Zachary (Whitney) Thompson, Clarissa (Cedric) Littlebear and Kyle Krueger; eleven Great Grandkids; sister, Janet Biermeier; brother, David Thompson; sister-in-law, Virginia Thompson and brother-in-law, Dale Haney.

He was preceded in death by his Parents; sister, Becky Haney; brother, Vernon Thompson and half-brother, Phillip (Elsie) Thompson.

A time of visitation will be held on Monday, March 29, 2021 from 5 to 7 p.m., followed by a service at 7:15 p.m. at the Picha Funeral Home in Elroy.  For online information go to

Picha Funeral Home

Hillsboro Sentry Enterprise

839 Water Ave
Hillsboro, WI 54634

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