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 Ervin Sigurd Hermansen

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Ervin Sigurd Hermansen

  • Birth 19 Feb 1916 Thief River Falls, Pennington County, Minnesota, USA
  • Death 11 Oct 2009 Thief River Falls, Pennington County, Minnesota, USA
  • Burial Thief River Falls, Pennington County, Minnesota, USA
  • Memorial ID 44524607

Thief River Falls - Ervin Hermanson, 93, died Sunday, October 11, 2009 at his home in Thief River Falls.

Ervin Sigurd Hermanson was born February 29, 1916 on the family farm in Reiner Township the son of Soren and Elga (Sigerud) Hermanson. He was baptized and confirmed into the Lutheran faith. He attended District 48 School in Reiner Township. He helped on the family farm and also worked out during thrashing season. Ervin was drafted into service into the United States Army in June of 1941. He served in the Company A, 99th Infantry Batallion Detached, which was made up of a volunteer unit of Norwegian Americans. They were assembled at Ft. Snelling, and transferred to Camp Hale, Colo., for ski training. Ervin was injured in a ski accident and spent the better part of two years at Fitzsimons General Hospital in Denver, Colo. Following his honorable discharge, Ervin returned to the Goodridge area, where he bought a piece of land and started farming. He eventually sold the land and retired to live on the family farm. Ervin and his brother, Sammy took care of their mother for many years until she had to go into the nursing home in Thief River Falls. In the fall of 1985, Ervin moved into Thief River Falls, where he has since resided. Ervin liked hunting, fishing, visiting and reading. He loved to go dancing and drive big cars. Ervin was a member of the VFW and the Eagle's in Thief River Falls


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  • Created by: HKWolf
  • Added: 18 Nov 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 44524607
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Ervin Sigurd Hermansen (19 Feb 1916–11 Oct 2009), Find A Grave Memorial no. 44524607, citing Greenwood Cemetery, Thief River Falls, Pennington County, Minnesota, USA ; Maintained by HKWolf (contributor 46501862) .