Virgil Dean Lynn, 85, of Hamburg

Virgil Dean Lynn, 85, of Hamburg
July 16, 1932 - January 3, 2018

Virgil D. Lynn passed away on January 3, 2018 at Grape Community Hospital at the age of 85 years,
6 months and 18 days.

Virgil Dean Lynn was born July 16, 1932 in Hamburg, IA; the son of Eula Mada (Lynn) Driskell. He lived his entire life in Hamburg and graduated from the Hamburg High School with the Class of 1950. After high school, Virgil entered the U.S. Army on Dec. 12, 1952 serving in the Korean War overseas. He was honorably discharged on Nov. 4, 1954. Upon discharge, he was employed at American Meter Company for 40 years working his way into management the last 20 years before retiring in 1991.

Virgil was a member of the Kiwanis Club for a short time, Senior Center of Hamburg for 20 years, American Legion 20 years, Food Pantry 20 years, Nebraska City Saddle Club, and he delivery Meals of Wheels to brighten the homebound for 20 years. He attended the Methodist Church. Virgil loved the small town life!

He leaves behind his wife of 64 years Virginia Lee (Osborn) Lynn of Hamburg, IA; three children: Vickie Bennett and husband David of Lawton, OK, Randy Lynn and fiance Beverly Weible of Dunbar, NE and Brian Lynn and wife Cindi of Virginia Beach, VA; grandchildren: Trisha Lynn, Heather Ewell and husband Wes, Carl Bennett, Timmy Lynn, Dustin Lynn, Derek Lynn, Tristen Lynn and Eileen Driskell; seven great-grandchildren: Braxton, Nicholas, Alexis, Kelsey, Kaden, Corynn and Annabelle; an aunt Lois Lynn of Hamburg and two “special angels” Bob and Kathy Drummond of Hamburg; other relative and friends.

Virgil was preceded in death by his mother Eula Driskell, a brother Robert Lynn and his wife Betty and paternal grandparents Clyde and Ora Lynn.

Funeral Services will be held Wednesday; Jan. 10, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at the Hamburg United Methodist Church. Burial will follow in the Hamburg Cemetery.

The family will greet friends on Tuesday; Jan. 9, 2018 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Rash-Gude Funeral Home in Hamburg.

Memorials may be given to the Hamburg United Methodist Church, The Center in Hamburg or the Hamburg American Legion Post.

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Rash-Gude Funeral Home in Hamburg is in charge of arrangements.

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