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Victor Thomsen

January 24, 1951 — April 22, 2020

Dow City

DUE TO FEDERAL AND STATE GUIDANCE ON GATHERINGS DUE TO THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC, THE FAMILY WILL BE HAVING A GRAVESIDE SERVICE.

The family processional will be leaving Bethlehem Lutheran Church at 10:30. Friends are welcome to join at the cemetery but please stay at your cars. A sound system will be set up so everyone can hear the service.

WE WILL BE LIVE-STREAMING THE GRAVESIDE ON OUR FOUTS FUNERAL HOME FACEBOOK PAGE.

https://www.facebook.com/Fouts-Funeral-Home-105026182897108/ (please copy and paste the underlined link into your web browser or look up "Fouts Funeral Home" in your Facebook search bar to find the live stream- this will start at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, April 25th)

THE VISITATION IS AN OPEN VISITATION AND WE WILL LIMIT THE NUMBER OF PEOPLE IN THE FUNERAL HOME TO NO MORE THAN 10 AT ONE TIME.

THE FAMILY WILL NOT BE PRESENT.

Victor Lynn Thomsen was born on January 24, 1951, in Denison, Iowa to parents Paul and Arlene (Keiner) Thomsen. Vic graduated from Dow City-Arion High School in 1969. He then attended Western Iowa Tec. Vic served in the US Army during Vietnam. Vic married Linda Garrett and to this union three children were born, Chad, Gregory and Mandi.  Vic later married Tina Steinkuehler. Vic farmed and did custom baling, plowing and drilling in the Dow City area. He was awarded the King of Plowing Award. He also drove dead stock truck for Boyer Valley Rendering, and worked a short time at the Dubuque Packing Plant in Denison.

Vic was a member of the Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Dow City, where he had served as a trustee. He was very active with the Dow City Cemetery and served as a trustee on the cemetery board for many years. He was a member of the Dow City Jaycees and a member of the Dow City American Legion Post # 444. Vic loved coyote hunting, deer hunting, gambling, traveling, telling stories or bullshitting and loved his grandkids. He loved tractor pulling and would cheat just enough to win.

Vic died on Wednesday, April 22, 2020 at his home near Dow City at the age of 69 years, two months and 29 days.

Vic was preceded in death by his parents, son, Chad Alan Thomsen; daughter, Mandi Arlene Thomsen; siblings, Pauline Martinson, John ‘Jack” Thomsen, Laverne Thomsen, Carol Thomsen, Mary Ann Thomsen, and Paul Thomsen Jr. Vic is survived by his sons, Greg Thomsen and his wife Lori of Dunlap, Iowa, Corey “Red” Malone and his wife Alison and Richie Malone and his wife Amy all of Dow City, Iowa; eight grandchildren, Jackson, Mandi and Logan Thomsen, BreAnne Meyers, Lexie Beam, Jadon “Zipper” Malone, Morgan and Emma Malone; twin brother, Charles “Chuck” Thomsen of Dow City; sister, Diane and her husband Pat McCaffery of Denison, Iowa, and many other relatives and friends.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Friday, April 24, 2020

2:00 - 8:00 pm (Central time)

Fouts Funeral Home ~ Dunlap

, Dunlap, IA 51529

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Graveside Service

Saturday, April 25, 2020

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

Dow City Cemetery

, Dow City, IA 51528

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Military Rites

Saturday, April 25, 2020

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

Dow City Cemetery

, Dow City, IA 51528

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