Obit Raymond Arnold Thomasen-93
Kroll Funeral Home Hebron, NE 402-768-6165
Raymond Arnold Thomasen of Hebron, NE the son of Ray and Mollie (Mathiesen) Thomasen was born September 18, 1927 on a farm near Chester, NE. He departed this life Monday, May 17, 2021 at Blue Valley Lutheran Home in Hebron, NE at the age of 93 years.
Raymond grew up on a farm attending country school through the 8th grade. He like the farm and helped his dad where ever needed.
Later the family move to Chester, NE where Raymond mowed yards and helped with yard work for many neighbors.
The family moved to Hebron where they lived until the death of his mother when Raymond entered Blue Valley Lutheran Nursing Home.
One of Raymond’s favorite past times was listening to polka music, and eating at Foote’s Cafe with the fried chicken dinner.
He was a member of the United Methodist Church in Chester, NE.
He is preceded in death by his parents, sisters Laverne, Rayola Mittan and husband Donald and Marie Wendlandt and husband Lester.
He is survived by his niece Ellen Cabrera and husband Jim of Lincoln, NE, Crystal Cabrera, Jadazia Cabrera all of Lincoln, nephews Blake, Jesse, Jadan and Jose Cabera all of Lincoln and friends.
Funeral services will be held Friday, May 21, 2021 at 2 pm at Kroll Funeral Home Chapel in Hebron, NE. Officiant will be Pastor Steve Speichinger, recorded hymns, “In The Garden”, Amazing Grace”, and “Hoop-Dee-Doo Polka “. Condolences may be left at www.krollfh.com. Memorials in care of the family. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery Hebron, NE. Kroll Funeral Home of Hebron, NE is in charge of arrangements.
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