Jane was born in Billings to Prestley and Mary Riddle and was raised in Sunlight Basin. She attended schools in Billings and Cody.
She met Oscar Thompson and they were married on Dec. 10, 1942, and spent 73 years together. They spent their marriage working various ranches and hunting camps and raising their four children (Kathy, Ocie, Patrick “Boomer,” and Sally).
Jane was preceded in death by her husband Oscar, son Ocie and infant son William.
She is survived by three of her children, 11 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren, and three great-great-grandchildren.
Memorial services will be held on May 6 at 11:30 a.m. at the Clark Community Center in Clark.