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Winfred Franklin Thomasson, 97, passed away at Manor Care Health Services on September 13, 2020. A graveside service will be held Wednesday, September 16, 2020 at 10:30 a.m. at Glendale Cemetery in Des Moines.

Wimpy, as he was affectionately known, was born June 24, 1923 in Cincinnati, IA to Fairy (Henderson) and Frank Thomasson. He graduated from East High School in 1940 and joined the US Air Force in April of 1943 and served until August of 1945. He was stationed in the London, England area with the 447th Bombadier Group. He married LaVerna M. Mussleman in 1947 and was widowed in June of 1976. Wimpy retired from Holmes Oldsmobile in 1986 as their body man.

He is survived by his sons, Kevin (Julie) and Dennis (Patty) Thomasson; granddaughters, Melissa Mosier and Kori Patton; step-grandson, Matt VanDyke; step-great-granddaughters, Addison and Avery VanDyke; and great-granddaughters, Gracie Mosier and Rollins Patton. He was preceded in death by his sons, Gary in 1971 and Doug in 2003.

Memorials may be directed to Easton United Methodist Church in honor of Wimpy. Condolences may be expressed at www.HamiltonsFuneralHome.com.

Service Details

Visitation:
No Visitation
Service:
Wednesday, September 16, 2020
10:30 am
Graveside Service
Glendale Cemetery
4909 University Avenue
Des Moines, Iowa
Disposition:
Wednesday, September 16, 2020
10:30 am
Graveside Service
Glendale Cemetery
4909 University Avenue
Des Moines, Iowa
Arrangements:
Hamilton's on Westown Parkway
3601 Westown Parkway
West Des Moines, Iowa 50266
(515) 224-0078

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