Melvin L. Hermsen 1940-2010
HERMSEN, DIETRICK, HOFFMAN, ENGSTROM
Posted By: Merllene Andre Bendixen (email)
Date: 7/31/2011 at 22:12:50
Melvin L. Hermsen the son of Lambert and Lena (Hoffman) Hermsen was born July 15, 1940 in Estherville, Iowa. He died on Wednesday, December 15, 2010 at Avera Holy Family Health in Estherville at the age 70.
He received his education in Estherville schools. Melvin served in the Iowa National Guard.
On April 17, 1970 he was united in marriage to Jane Dietrich. The couple made their home in rural Estherville, where Melvin farmed and raised livestock. He also was a seed dealer for many years.
He was a member of St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Estherville. Melvin was a past ASCS Board Member and Emmet County Trustee.
Left to cherish Melvin's memory are his wife, Jane of Estherville; and also many nieces and nephews.
He has been preceded in death by his parents; sister, Helen Engstrom and one niece, Deanna Engstrom. (Henry-Olson Funeral Chapel website)
Emmet Obituaries maintained by LaVern Velau.
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