David Raymond Hemerick, age 78 of Morgan formerly of Glencoe, passed away Sunday, August 27, 2023 at North Memorial Health Hospital in Robbinsdale. Memorial Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, September 8, 2023 at St. John Ev. Lutheran Church in Redwood Falls. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at church on Friday. Interment will be in the Redwood Falls Cemetery. Online condolences may be sent at www.stephensfuneralservice.com. Stephens Funeral Service – Redwood Valley Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.
David Raymond Hemerick was born December 13, 1944 in Hutchinson, Minnesota. He is the son of Leo and Johanna “Jane” (Blazinski) Hemerick and was raised on the family farm near Silver Lake. David was a graduate of Silver Lake High School in 1963. On June 24, 1967, David was united in marriage to Rosalie Lueck at First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Glencoe. This marriage was blessed with one daughter, Michelle Lea. David and Rosalie resided in Glencoe for 43 years, but later divorced. David was a loyal employee and worked at Glencoe Manufacturing after graduation until the company closed its doors in 1987. He worked at Pro Tech in Chaska for 23 years, copperplating circuit boards, until he retired in 2010. David had many interests, including assembling model kits, which is a hobby he started as a child and continued until his passing. He was a history buff, specifically interested in WWII and the Old West, and enjoyed reading and watching documentaries. David also loved spending time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren, which always brought a smile to his face.
David is survived by his daughter Michelle (Mike) Woodford of Redwood Falls; grandsons: Nathan (Melanie) of Albert Lea and Nick (Sierra Wagner) of Redwood Falls; great-grandchildren: Levi & Ty, and Jameson; brother Jerome (Elaine) Hemerick of Silver Lake; sister-in-law LaVerna Hemerick of Hutchinson; and many other relatives and friends. He is preceded in death by his parents Leo and Johanna Hemerick, brother Gordon and sister Rose Ann Fiecke.