Ardell E. HermansonArdell E. Hermanson, age 64 of Grafton, ND passed away on Monday, June 03, 2013 at his home in Grafton.
Ardell E. Hermanson, son of the late Glenn and Lila (Anderson) Hermanson, was born August 15, 1948 in McVille, ND. He grew up and attended school there graduating from McVille High School. He then attended Lake Region State College in Devils Lake for a year. He served in the Army from 1969 until 1971 where he was stationed in Germany. Following his discharge he returned to McVille and worked for the Nelson County Highway Department. He was united in marriage to Donna Gutting on May 5, 1973 in Tolna, ND. The couple moved to Valley City where he attended Valley City State University where he majored in accounting. Upon completion of his education, the couple moved to Grand Forks and began working with the Holcumb and Knutson CPA firm. In 1977 the couple moved to Crookston and his daughter Carrie Jean was born in 1978. In 1982, he was transferred to Grafton and continued working for Holcumb and Knutson until they disbanded. He then began working for Farm Credit Services as a tax specialist until he started his own CPA Firm in the spring of 1998. His granddaughter Emma Jean was born May 21, 2006.