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Ron Thomsen

August 24, 1948 — August 9, 2020

Some COVID-19 restrictions have been lightened: We are not restricted to a limited number of attendees for the visitation or funeral service but we are required to maintain social distancing.

WE WILL BE LIVE-STREAMING THE SERVICE ON OUR FOUTS FUNERAL HOME  - WOODBINE FACEBOOK PAGE. https://www.facebook.com/Fouts-Funeral-Home-Woodbine-161058843917646/?ref=br_rs  (please copy and paste the underlined link into your web browser or look up "Fouts Funeral Home Woodbine" in your Facebook search bar to find the live stream- this will start at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, August 12th.

*Per the family's request, masks are required

Ronald Eugene Thomsen was born on August 24, 1948, to Keith and Joanne (Render) Thomsen in Logan, Iowa. He attended country school and then graduated from Woodbine High School in 1966. Ron went to Dana College for a year. In November of 1967, Ron married Ethel Mincey at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Woodbine. Ron then enlisted in the United States Army. He was a mechanic in the Army and was stationed in Germany. After his honorable discharge, Ron returned home where he and  Ethel farmed and also raised cattle and hogs.

Ron enjoyed golfing and going to the casino. He also loved his coffee time in Logan. Ron would go to coffee at the gas station in the morning and sometimes also at Cogdill’s in the afternoon. He enjoyed that time with his friends. Ron and Ethel were members of the Logan Christian Church. More than anything, Ron cherished time with his children and grandchildren. He was very proud of each and every one of them. He and Ethel spent many years going to sporting and music events for their grandchildren.

Ron died on August 9, 2020, at CHI Community Memorial Hospital in Missouri Valley, at the age of 71 years, 11 months and 16 days.

Ron was preceded in death by his parents and an infant son, Michael. He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Ethel Thomsen of Logan; son, Brent Thomsen and his wife Rebecca of Des Moines, Iowa; daughter, Shana and her husband Matt Pitt of Logan; six grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; sisters, Vicki and her husband Gary Argotsinger and Cindy and her       husband Gary Seda all of Woodbine; and many other relatives and friends.

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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Wednesday, August 12, 2020

9:00 - 10:30am (Central time)

Logan Christian Church

205 E 8th St, Logan, IA 51546

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, August 12, 2020

Starts at 11:00am (Central time)

Logan Christian Church

205 E 8th St, Logan, IA 51546

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Committal

Grange Cemetery

Shadow Ave, IA 51542

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