Evans Funeral Home

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New Rockford and Carrington, North Dakota
701.947.2911 or 701.652.3003




Michael Hermanson

Michael Hermanson, age 53, of New Rockford, ND, died Thursday, January 26, 2012, at Lake Coe, rural McHenry, ND.

Michael C. Hermanson was born September 19, 1958, in Calvin, ND, the son of Clarence “Bud” and Luella F. (Tollefson) Hermanson. He attended school in Hampden, ND, and graduated in 1976. He attended Devils Lake Region College for one year.

Mike was married to Merrie Kay Werner at Hampden and they had two sons. On October 11, 1996, he was united in marriage to Tina Wobbema at New Rockford. They have made New Rockford their home and raised two daughters together.

Mike had worked in Hampden as an elevator manager for many years and also ran his own grain cleaner. Mike later worked road construction for Close Construction and MYTY Construction and at the time of his death was employed by Close Construction.

He loved to hunt and fish and make up his own songs, he loved watching his girls play basketball and hunting and fishing with his boys.

Mike is survived by his wife Tina, his sons, Jesse, Starkweather, ND, Jordan, Fargo, ND; his daughters, Rachel and Mandy both at home New Rockford, ND; his parents Clarence “Bud” and Luella Hermanson, Hampden, ND; three brothers, Jeff (Jolene), Grafton, ND, Dan and Steve (Karla), both of Hampden; two sisters, Pam (Tom) Schmid, Oberon and Sharon (Brian) Hoffmann, Munich; and many many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Agnes Hermanson Borg and Herman Hermanson; maternal grandparents, Ernest Tollefson and Gina Midjas; and one niece Tessa Hermanson.


FUNERAL SERVICE: First Lutheran Church, New Rockford, ND

DATE AND TIME: Monday, January 30, 2012 at 10:30AM

BURIAL: Storlie Cemtery, rual Hampden, ND, Monday at 2:00PM

Posted Condolences:




Name: Todd and Sara Plemel

Date: 2-1-12

Message: Our deepest sympathy goes out to the Hermanson families. We have known Mike for many years and have some fond memories we will hang on to. Jesse, please remember we are always here if you need a laugh or hug! May God Bless You all during this most difficult time.
Todd and Sara Plemel and family


Name: Sylvester & Shirley Mokerski

Date: Tues., Jan. 31, 2012

Message: For the family of Mike Hermanson -

May God Be With You
God knows the sadness that you feel
at losing one you loved so much,
May He help to ease your burden
with His tender, loving touch.

May God who understands each need,
who listens to every prayer,
bless you and keep you
in His tender loving care.

With sympathy,

Sylvester & Shirley Mokerski, old neighbors in Hampden, ND and Steve and Sherry Mokerski


Name: Duane Lenz

Date: 01/31/2012

Message: Duane also wanted be to include his sympathy to you also.
Duane Worland Wyoming


Name: Rick Lenz

Date: 1-31-2012

Message: Bud & Lou and all the Hermanson family, Ron told me about your great loss, and I just wanted you all to know how much all of you meant to me. When you grow up only being a mile or so between our farms, (plus the baby sitting times & fishing/hunting ect.) it's a real shock. I will be thinking and praying you will come through this and think of all the good memories you had together. Rick Lenz Buffalo, Wyoming


Name: Sherry (Held) Heitkamp

Date: 1/30/12

Message: My deepest sympathy to the entire family. As soon as I learned of the news, the memories of the family gatherings in Carrington have been on my mind. Memories are there for us to cherish. My thoughts and prayers are with you. In peace.


Name: Jill koehn

Date: 010302012

Message: Sharon our thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family during this time of great loss, but remember God is with you at this time.


Name: Teresa & Chad Greening

Date: Jan 30, 2012

Message: Our love & sympathies to all of you. I always got Mike & Danny mixed up when I was little. Many hours spent together with you all. ...mostly getting picked on by Mike, Dan, & Steve. Even 20 years later, they STILL haven't given that up. I guess some things never change huh?!
Wishing you all the strength to get through the days & years that lie ahead. We all know he's with you & will be waiting for you on the other side.
Love you all!!
Chad, Teresa, Kaylen, Garyn (& Baby #3)


Name: Don and Elaine Haugen

Date: 1-30-2012

Message: Elaine and I have always followed the Hermanson family since beginning our teaching careers at Hampden. Our sympathy is with you all in your loss. May God bless Mike's everlasting soul and all of your wonderful memories of him. Don "Hoppy" Haugen.


Name: Bruce and Donna Nelson

Date: 01-30-2012

Message: Dear Bud and Lou and all family - We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Just remember we all have another Angel watching over us.
Bruce and Donna (Schultz) Nelson.


Name: Ed Charboneau

Date: 1/29/2012

Message: I work wit mike at close cont. he was a good friend always enjoyed his company. and will be missed.


Name: Janie & Scott Schonauer

Date: Jan. 29, 2012

Message: Dear Bud & Lou, perhaps you remember Scott as he was in the same class in Hampden with Mike.  We are so sorry to hear about this tragedy.  Tina, we never got to meet you but our thoughts are still with you.

Take care, Scott & Janie Schonauer


Name: Enid Berggren Steinkuehler

Date: Jan. 27, 2012

Message:  To all the Hermansons including Mike's family of origin and their families, Bud and Lou, and to his wife and kids, my sincerest sympathy.  This is a very hard time for you all. I was a neighbor to the Hermansons when I was young and lived on a farm two miles from them.  Remember God is with you always.

Enid Berggren Stinkuehler


Name: Lisa Wobbema

Date: 01/27/2012

Message: Tina, Rachel and Mandy - We are so sorry for the loss of Mike.  He was an awesome guy and his humor will be missed by all. We will get there on Sunday morning.   



Date: JAN. 27TH



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