David L.Thompson Copy

David L.Thompson Copy

David Thompson, 81, of Schuyler, died Tuesday, February 15, 2022, at his home in Schuyler.


Memorial Service Saturday, August 20, 2022, 11:00 A.M

Christ United Methodist Church, Schuyler, Nebraska

Visitation 9:30 til time of service

Lunch in the fellowship hall immediately following the service

Committal will be held at a later date

Memorials in care of the family for future designation

Dave was born July 4, 1940, in Sioux Rapids, Iowa, to Ivan L. and Virginia (Bowers) Thompson.  He graduated from Sioux Rapids High School in 1958 and attended Mankato Commercial College for four years.  On September 1, 1962, he married Joann Kessler in Lewison, Minnesota.  He farmed near Sioux Rapids for 23 years, moved to Madison, Nebraska in 1986 and finally to Schuyler in 1999.  Dave was a food inspector in Madison and Schuyler for 32 years and after retiring, worked as a security guard for Ag Tac in Schuyler.  Dave loved spending time with his family and was a member of Christ United Methodist Church in Schuyler.  He and Joann also enjoyed delivering meals for the Colfax County Senior Center.

He is survived by his wife, Joann, of Schuyler, children Shawn (Andy) Davidson, Schuyler, Gregg L. Thompson, Norfolk, Bradley (Becky) Thompson, Sioux City, Iowa, two grandchildren, Megan Davidson and Hunter Thompson, 2 great-grandchildren, Nathaniel L. Thompson, David L. Thompson and a brother, Mark E. (Candy) Thompson of Sioux Rapids, Iowa.  Several nieces and nephews also survive.  He was preceded in  death by his parents, one sister, Barbara E. Sundberg and a nephew, Brett Sundberg.