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Dalmain C. Hershberger dies at 74

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Dalmain C. Hershberger, of Greeley, Colo., passed away on Friday, February 15, 2008 at Northern Colorado Medical Center from prostate cancer. He was 74.

Dal, as he was known, was born in Johnstown, Pa, on June 23, 1933 the son of Alice Hershberger.

He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Fay, who resides in Greeley, Colo.

He is also survived by his children; Rod (Leslie) Hershberger of Greeley, Daniell (Dana) Boom of Centennial, Colo. and Kirsten (John) Howard of South Bend; five grandchildren; Timothy, Allison, Christian, Madison, and Matthew and two sisters; Joan (Chick) Georg of Johnstown, Pa. and Jean (Merle) Thomas of Thomas Mills, Pa.

Dal was employed for 43 years by Bethlehem Steel. He was very active in sporting and other activities with his children. Dal coached Little League, served as a Scoutmaster and always volunteered to help with his children’s school activities. Dal loved golf, fishing and tending his roses. He was a longtime resident of Johnstown, Pa. and Chesterton.

A memorial service is being planned for a future date in Chesterton. Donations may be sent to Northern Colorado Hospice and Palliative Care.

 

Posted 2/25/2008