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Daniel Gene Hersch

Daniel Gene Hersch

Nov. 26, 1953 - July 11, 2009

A memorial service celebrating the life of Daniel Gene Hersch will be held Thursday, July 16, 2009 at 10:00 a.m. at West Funeral Chapel, West Fargo.

Dan passed away July 11, peacefully at his home at the age of 55.

Dan was born November 26, 1953 in Moorhead. He grew up in West Fargo and graduated from West Fargo High School. He served in the U.S. Army from 1971 to 1974. He attended Moorhead Technical College and operated Hersch Floral in West Fargo for several years.

Dan married Jill Terhark in 1982. They made their home on the Wild Rice River near Hendrum, Minn. Their only child, Adam, was born in 1985.

Dan worked for area farmers and for American Crystal Sugar. He was a member of the West Fargo VFW Post 7564.

Dan loved spending time with family and friends, enjoying fishing and outdoor recreation. He especially enjoyed playing with his grandson,Skyler.

Dan is survived by his wife, Jill, his son Adam (Jackie), Hillsboro; grandson Skyler, mother, Rose Hersch, Hitterdal; brother, Doug (Jannie) West Fargo; sister, Diane Krile (Kevin) Hitterdal; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his father Joe; brother, David; father-in-law, Herman Terhark and brother-in-law Chuck Paul.

Arrangements entrusted to West Funeral Chapel.