David J. Hemmingsen

David J. Hemmingsen age 77, of Missouri Valley, Iowa passed away on Wednesday, May 13, 2020 at Immanuel Hospital in Omaha, Nebraska. David was born February 4, 1943 in Council Bluffs, Iowa to Hans and Evelyn (Sandberg) Hemmingsen. He was a truck driver. He was a member of the RLDS Church, he enjoyed fishing, hunting, camping, gardening and working on his tractor in the garage.

David is preceded in death by his parents, sister Beverly.

Survivors include his wife Barbara Hemmingsen of Missouri Valley, Iowa, children; Cindy Hemmingsen of New York, John Hemmingsen and wife Christina of Missouri Valley, Iowa, Lindsay Whistle and husband Ron of Council Bluffs, Iowa, eleven grandchildren, one great granddaughter, sister; Mary Thornton of Mexico, brother; Bill Hemmingsen and wife Gloria of Anderson. South Carolina.

Visitation will be Saturday from 9:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. at Hennessey Funeral Home in Missouri Valley, Iowa.

Celebration of Life Service 11:00 a.m. Saturday, May 16, 2020 at Hennessey Funeral Home in Missouri Valley, Iowa.

Officiating Elder Melba Struble

Music Selections

“Even Though I’m Leaving” “Grandpa”



  • Troy & Sharon Buss Posted May 15, 2020 9:18 pm

    John and Family-
    Troy and I send our deepest condolences to the family. Our prayers to everyone during this most difficult time.

  • sandra Tietsort allmon Posted May 19, 2020 4:08 pm

    so sorry to here this prayers to the family

  • Suan Lary Posted May 26, 2020 4:20 pm

    I have known you all most of my life my deepest thoughts and prayers are with you all.

    • Susan Lary Posted May 26, 2020 4:22 pm

      The previous condolences is mine sorry my name was missing an s

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