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Jennifer Thompson

Jennifer Thompson, 44, of Hornick, passed away peacefully Tuesday, October 30, 2018.

Services were held at 10 a.m. Saturday, November 3 at Hornick United Methodist Church, with Chaplain Steve Peters officiating. Burial followed in Willow Township Cemetery near Holly Springs, Iowa.

Arrangements are under the direction of Rush Family Care Service in Onawa, Iowa. Condolences may be left online for the family at

Jennifer Ray was born on May 19, 1974, to Charles and Valetta (Bossow) Bromander. She graduated from Westwood High School in 1993.

Jennifer and Glen Thompson were united in marriage on Oct. 1, 1994, in Hornick.

She worked for Northwest Iowa Pork from 1995 to 1998, and for Design Home from 1998 to 2005.

She received her CNA license from Tri-State Nursing, and had worked part-time at Pleasant View Care Center in Whiting, Iowa, since 2010.

Jennifer enjoyed animals, gardening, camping, fishing, spending time in the outdoors, and talking to everyone. Most of all, she loved her children, Madelyn and Cooper, and thoroughly enjoyed being a stay-at-home mom to them.

Survivors include her husband, Glen Thompson, and children, Madelyn and Cooper Thompson; father and mother, Charles and Judi Bromander; brothers, Toby and his wife Sherry Davidson, and Ted and his wife, Sonja Bromander; sister, Dani Davidson and her special friend, Aaron Lee; paternal grandmother, Adelene Bromander; father-in-law, Randy Thompson; sister-in-law, Shannon and her husband, Joe Fox; brother-in-law, Frankie Thompson and his special friend, Mackenzie Kuhlman; uncle, Bruce Thompson; nieces and nephews, Austin, Alexis, Brylie, Kayla and her husband, Brian Haupt, Katie and Danica; great-nephew, Alden Haupt; and many aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Valetta Cass; paternal grandfather, Ted Bromander; maternal grandparents, Ray and Lillian Bossow; grandparents, John and Mary Lou Forch; mother-in-law, Sherry Thompson; cousin, Jamie Anderson; special “uncles,” Bob Klingensmith, Pat Gastro, and Phil Reeves; and her beloved horse, Buckshot.

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