Hank Thompson

Born: Sat., Aug. 9, 1941
Died: Fri., Jun. 1, 2018


Celebration of Life Visitation

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Thu., Jun. 07, 2018
Location: Rash-Gude Funeral Home


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Henry F. “Hank” Thompson, age 76 of Hamburg, IA passed away at his home on Friday evening; June 1, 2018.

Hank was born at the family home in Shenandoah, IA; the son of Charles Harold and Wava Caroline (Olson) Thompson.  He attended school and graduated from the Hamburg High School with the class of 1959.

In 1961, he entered the U.S. Navy and faithfully served his country until his honorable discharge in 1965.  He was united in marriage to Eileen Ann Bashaw on June 4, 1965 in Hamburg, IA.

Hank worked for Cargill in Nebraska City for many years.  He began working at the former Missouri Beef Company (now Cargill)  in the late 1970’s and retired in 2004.  He was a member of the V.F.W.  

He was preceded in death by his parents and twin brothers Jimmy and Johnny.

He is survived by his wife Eileen Thompson of Hamburg, IA; children:  David Thompson and wife Kimberly of Lansdale, PA, Diane Chapin and husband Bud of LaVista, NE and Debra Thompson of Nebr. City, NE; 9 grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren; siblings:  Barb Atkins of Plattsmouth, NE, Kenny Thompson and wife Karen of Coin, IA, Kathy Warren and husband Davey of Hamburg, IA, Bob Thompson and wife Linda Kay of Sidney, IA and Chuck Thompson and wife Kathy of Hamburg, IA; numerous nieces and nephews, other family and many friends.

A Celebration of Life Visitation will be held on Thursday (6/7) from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Rash-Gude Home in Hamburg, IA.  

Memorials may be given to the Hamburg Fire/Rescue Dept.

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conda peeler
   Posted Sun June 03, 2018
I was so sorry to hear about your father’s passing. I know this is a very sad and difficult time for you and your family. You have my very deepest sympathy


Gayle Meek
   Posted Tue June 05, 2018
With Deepest Sympathy for your loss. Keeping your families in my prayers. Hank's spirit will live on in your hearts and in your treasured memories.

Jeannie & Jeff Thomas
   Posted Wed June 06, 2018
Our deepest sympathy to Eileen & all the family. Hold onto the beautiful memories. Hank was a very special person.

Tom Beach
   Posted Wed June 06, 2018
Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Hank was a wonderful person to have known while growing up and living in Hamburg. God Bless !!

Linda Leyden
   Posted Fri June 08, 2018
Eileen and Family,
We wish to express our deepest sympathy for the loss of your dear husband and daddy.
Remember the good times, and keep them close to your heart.
God bless, Gary and Linda(Mount) Leyden


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