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Hendrik “Hank” Johannes Ombach, 91, beloved husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather passed away in his home July 8, 2018. Born in The Netherlands on May 14, 1927, to Jacobus Johannes Ombach and Adriana Maria van der Horn, he moved to the United States of America in 1959, making his permanent home in Utah. He became a U.S. citizen in 1964 and was always an extremely proud and patriotic American, but always remembered his Dutch heritage and his family’s service and sacrifice during World War II working in the Dutch underground.
Hank joined The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in 1958 and was sealed to his eternal companion, Virginia Gale Whiteley, in the Salt Lake Temple on April 5, 1961. They are the parents of Jacob Jay (Tara) Ombach, Layton, Utah; Rochelle (Kirk) Poulson, Gilbert, Arizona; Hendrik “Rik” W. (Rachel) Ombach, Roy, Utah; Janae (Ron) Brown, St. George, Utah and foster son, Arnold (LeAnn) Tolino, Bountiful, Utah.
Hank worked many years at Beacon Metals, Inc. in Salt Lake City, Utah. He was always a hard worker and a perfectionist. Education was important to him and he was an example of professionalism and preparedness. He had a brilliant mind for business and math.
He was a collector of stamps, coins and clocks and always liked a nice tie and matching hankie in his suit pocket. He played the violin, piano and organ and had a great singing voice and loved to listen to the Mormon Tabernacle Choir.
He is survived by his wife and children, 14 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren as well as his sister, Joyce Walker, Sandy, Utah, and many beloved nieces and nephews.
Funeral Services will be held on Friday, July 13 at 3:00 pm with a viewing beforehand from 2:00-2:45. The services will be held at the LDS Bloomington Hills Chapel on 750 East Fort Pierce Drive North, St. George, Utah. On Saturday, July 14 a viewing will be held at 1:00 pm with graveside services at 2:00 pm at Memorial Estates, 3115 East 7800 South, Salt Lake City, Utah.
Saturday, July 14, 2018
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