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Daryl Hermanson, age 62, passed away at his home in Boyd on Thursday, September 15th, 2022 as a result of cancer. He was born on April 12th, 1960, in Montevideo, MN to Vernel and Janice (Moen) Hermanson. Daryl was united in marriage to Melissa Schmitz on April 4th, 1992 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Boyd, MN and the couple had two sons, Trevor and Tyler. Daryl worked for Tri-Line in Boyd for a few years before farming and attending aviation school in Anoka. He came back to Boyd where he worked for Prairie Grain Partners for 23 years until his death—Prairie Grain was family to him.
Daryl was also a member of the Boyd Fire Department since 1985 and was the fire chief for 6 years. He enjoyed being on the fire department and the guys on it. Daryl enjoyed going to the family cabin on Lake Minnewaska every weekend he could and loved to spend time with family, friends, and fishing. He also enjoyed having his boys and the family down to the house for meals to spend time with them.
Daryl is survived by wife, Melissa “Missy” Hermanson; sons, Trevor (Erika) and Tyler (Abby); grandkids, Lincoln, Charlotte, Gracelyn, Kayden, and another grandchild due in March 2023 that he was very excited about; mother, Janice; brothers, Mike and Dan (Kristie) Hermanson; mother-in-law, Susan Schmitz, and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father, Vernel; father-in-law, Donald Schmitz Sr.; brothers-in-law, Mike and Donald Schmitz Jr., and grandparents on both sides.
Visitation will be held on Sunday, September 18th, 2022 from 4-7 PM, with a prayer service at 6:30 PM, at the J.H. Lynner Funeral Home in Clarkfield, and will continue from 10 to 11 AM on Monday, September 19th, 2022 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Boyd, followed by the funeral service at 11 AM. Interment to follow in the church cemetery.