Dan Schwerin age 65 of Redwood Falls passed away unexpectedly Thursday, June 2, 2016 at his home. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, June 11, 2016 at the First United Methodist Church in Redwood Falls. Visitation will be held 4:00-8:00 p.m. Friday, June 10 at the Redwood Valley Funeral Home, and will continue one hour prior to the service on Saturday. Online condolences may be sent at www.stephensfuneralservice.com. Stephens Funeral Service – Redwood Valley Funeral Home in Redwood Falls is assisting the family with arrangements.
Daniel “Dan” John Schwerin was born October 20, 1950 in Redwood Falls, Minnesota to John and Rosetta (Hertling) Schwerin. He graduated from Redwood Falls High School, and later studied agriculture at Willmar Vo-Tech and farmed with his dad for a period of time. On June 5, 1971, Dan was united in marriage to Sandy Rohde at the United Methodist Church in Fairfax, Minnesota. Dan worked at Morton Buildings for nearly 30 years. He later worked at Morgan’s Super Valu, and was presently employed at Transystems as a truck driver and trainer. Dan was an avid outdoorsman; he loved hunting, fishing, and camping. He spent countless hours outside tending to his vegetable gardens, and he loved watching the Twins and Vikings. Dan loved being with his family, and would often be found playing cards, or on the floor wrestling with the grandkids.
Dan is survived by his wife Sandy of 45 years; sons: Jason (Melonie) Allyn-Schwerin of Cottage Grove, Paul (Sara) Schwerin of Cedar Rapids, IA, Michael (Brittany) Schwerin of Wylie, TX, Dale (Kim Kayser) Schwerin of Sioux Falls, SD; grandchildren: Andrea Allyn-Schwerin, Jayson, Chloe, Ayla, and Aniah Schwerin, Rosalyn Schwerin, and Kaden Schwerin; numerous foster grandchildren; and sister Judy (Joe) Dollerschell of Olivia. He is preceded in death by his parents, and sister-in-law Barb Rohde.