Hastings resident Darlene “Tommy” Thomsen, 97, passed away Thursday, May 12, 2022, at The Kensington, Hastings, NE.
A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. Memorials may be given to Mary Lanning Hospice.
Tommy was born March 15, 1925, in Minden, NE to Thomas & Clara (Nelson) Tomsen. She graduated from high school in 1943. Tommy married Burdette Oliver Thomsen on July 12, 1944; he preceded her in death on February 6, 2014.
Tommy was a homemaker and a member of First Presbyterian Church where she enjoyed volunteering. She helped with Mary Lanning Hospice for numerous years. Tommy enjoyed spending her time with her family. She volunteered over 15,000 hours at Mary Lanning Healthcare and was awarded numerous awards, she was also named “Volunteer of the Year” for Adams County.
Tommy was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Burdette Oliver Thomsen; and siblings and spouses, Ethel & Ray Eastergaard and Clarence & Lorane Nelsen.
Sons & Spouses:
Dr. Steven & Danielle Thomsen – Lawrence, KS
Gary & Linda Thomsen – Hastings, NE
Scott & Julie Thomsen – Hastings, NE
John Thomsen – Hastings, NE
Numerous Nieces & Nephews