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Thomas K Chagnon

May 15, 1950 September 5, 2019
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Hastings resident Thomas K. Chagnon, 69, passed away Thursday, September 5, 2019, at Homestead Care Center in Lincoln, Nebraska.

Funeral services are 10:30 AM, Wednesday, September 11, 2019, at The Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd with Pastor Steven Peeler officiating. Visitation will be from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm Tuesday, September 10, 2019, at DeWitt Funeral Home and Cremation Service.

Memorials may be directed to the Parkinson’s Foundation at

Thomas was born May 16, 1950, in Hastings, Nebraska, the son of Raymond and Berdina (Reiners) Chagnon. He graduated from Hastings High School with the class of 1968. Thomas married Jo Pounders on May 16, 1970, to this union a daughter was born, they later divorced. He served in the United States Marine Corps, retiring as a Master Gunnery Sergeant after 30+ years. In retirement, Thomas worked as a mechanic for Snow’s Car Clinic. He married Janet Anderson on July 2, 2007, in Woodland Park, Colorado. Thomas was a member of the Hastings Gun Club. He had a passion for mechanics and working on cars, he became known as the “Camaro Man”, working on third-generation Camaros. Thomas also enjoyed shooting guns, raising horses, and watching TV.

Thomas is survived by his wife, Janet Chagnon of Hastings, NE; daughter, Brenda (Scott) Favinger of Minden, NE; step-children, Joe (Becky) Anderson of Minden, NE, and Bethany Anderson of Hastings, NE; grandchildren, Riley Favinger, Ashley Favinger, Kelsey Favinger, Lane Anderson, Abigyl Anderson, Lexi Anderson, Morgan Anderson, and Bryan Reeves III; sisters, Angie (Ryan) Brown, and Pam (Lane) Sanford; nieces, Felice, Alex, and Abby; and nephews, Tim, Jason, Chad, Levi, Austin, and Zach.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Steve Chagnon; sister, Janet Dornhoff; and Stepmother, Arlene Chagnon.

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5:00 PM 9/10/2019 5:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 9/10/2019 7:00:00 PM
DeWitt Funeral Home

1247 North Burlington Ave.
Hastings, NE 68901

DeWitt Funeral Home
1247 North Burlington Ave. Hastings 68901 NE
United States





10:30 AM 9/11/2019 10:30:00 AM
Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd

1338 N Saunders Ave
Hastings, NE 68901

Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd
1338 N Saunders Ave Hastings 68901 NE
United States

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