Cedar Bluff, Iowa
Larry J. "Stacker" Thompson, 70, passed away suddenly Monday, February 4, 2019 at his home.
Funeral services will be held 10:30 A.M. Saturday, February 9, 2019 at the Henderson-Barker Funeral Home in West Branch. Visitation will be Friday from 4 to 7 at the funeral home. Burial will be in the West Branch Cemetery. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.hendersonbarkerfuneralhome.com. A memorial fund has been established.
Larry James Thompson was born January 29, 1949 in Iowa City Iowa the son of Bruce “Bud” Addison Thompson Jr. and Agnes (Ruzek) Thompson. He was a graduate of West Branch High School in 1967. He had served in the Iowa Army National Guard for 22 years. On January 28, 2006 he was united in marriage to Janet Siegling in Las Vegas, NV.
He was a lifelong resident of West Branch, currently residing in Cedar Bluff. Larry farmed and operated Larry Thompson Trucking, hauling grain for many years. He was a member of West Branch American Legion, enjoyed fishing and camping, spending time around the fire, was an Iowa Hawkeye fan, member of the Classy Chassis Cruisers and participated in WMT Tractorcade.
Survivors include his wife Janet of Cedar Bluff, children: Troy Thompson of West Branch, Lori (Guy Bein) Roenfeldt of Atalissa, son in law Casey Hesseltine of Atalissa and sister Linda Hatfield of Rockford, Illinois. 10 grandchildren: Eric (Courtney), Mitchell, Kylei, Jordan, Tanner, Sid, Alexandria, Kennedy, Andilyn and August, 4 great grandchildren: Cadence, Casper, Memphis and Evelyn. Mother in law: Blanche Siegling, sister in law: Patricia (Hugh) Maher, brothers in law: Jim (Kathy) Siegling, Scott (Anne Goetze) Siegling as well as many nieces and nephews. Larry was preceded in death by his parents, daughter Nicki , sister Lorene and father in law: Lee Siegling.