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Services: Divine Mercy Catholic Church - 139 Mercy Drive, Faribault
  Friday, February 3, 2012 at 10:30 a.m.
Visitation: The Boldt Funeral Home, Faribault
  Thursday, February 2, 2012 from 4 to 8 p.m. and one hour prior to the service in the church on Friday.

Theodore "Ted" Herda, age 81 of Faribault died on Sunday, January 29, 2012 at his home.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Divine Mercy Catholic Church, 139 Mercy Drive, Faribault on Friday, February 3, 2012 at 10:30 a.m. Interment will be at Meadow Ridge Memorial Park, Faribault, with military rites provided by the Central Veterans Association.

Visitation will be at the Boldt Funeral Home, Faribault on Thursday, February 2nd from 4 to 8 p.m. and also at church for one hour prior to the service on Friday.

Theodore Francis, the son of Wenceslas "Jim" and Adeline (Tupy) Herda, was born November 15, 1930 in Lonsdale. He graduated from New Prague High School with the Class of 1950 and Dunwoody Institute in 1956. Ted married Ann Marie Nohava on October 8, 1955 in Lonsdale. He served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean Conflict. He was formerly employed with Mercury Minnesota as a foreman in the welding department. He also was a school bus driver. Ted was a member of the Divine Mercy Paradisum Choir, American Legion, Post 43; Knights of Columbus, Council 889; and Fraternal Order of Eagles, Aerie 1460, all of Faribault. He enjoyed bowling, fishing, golfing, playing cards and spending time with his family.

He is survived by his wife, Ann Marie of Faribault; six daughters, Debra (and Craig) Thurston of Mt. Dora, FL, Therese (and Ken) Krenz of Faribault, Michelle (and Dan) Ouellette of Morristown, Diane Herda of Northfield, Donna (and Mark) Koppes of Phoenix, AZ and Lori Herda (and Bill Seibel) of Faribault; nine grandchildren; nine great grandchildren; two brothers, Joe (and Elaine) Herda of Faribault and Florian (and Judy) Herda of Spokane, WA; four sisters, Adeline (and Ed) Cleasby of Lonsdale, Bernice "Bea" (and Val) Rukavina of Minnetonka, Rita Herda of Faribault and Lois Kelly of Northfield; brothers in law, William "Bill" (and Rose) Nohava of Northfield, Ted (and Rhonda) Nohava of Lakeview, CO and Tom (and Shirley) Nohava of Lonsdale; sisters in law, Mary Nohava of Lonsdale and Betty Schweim of Mankato; many nieces, nephews and other relatives.

He was preceded in death by his parents, and three brothers in law, Charles Kelly, Gerald Nohava and LeRoy Schweim.

In lieu of flowers memorial gifts may be directed to Divine Mercy Catholic Church, Faribault Area Hospice or donorís choice.

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Name: Sharron Hokeness
Email: amanda@hickorytech.net
Date: Wednesday May 23, 2012


To the Herda family. My father Gene Ims worked at Mercury for many years and was a good friend of Ted's. Dad spoke for highly of Mr. Herda. My father passed away September 2003 and my Mother, Alice Ims, passed away January 2012. I recognized Mr. Herda's name and wanted to send our condolences to your families. Gene and Alice's daughter, Sharron Hokeness, Mankato, MN

Name: Nancy Hillesheim Andersen
Date: Wednesday February 22, 2012


Ann and family, I'm so sorry to hear the news of Ted's passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you. God Bless.

Name: Harry & Sharon Dell
Date: Friday February 03, 2012


Ann, We are so very sorry to hear of Ted's passing. He was a wonderful man! We are holding you and your family in our thoughts and prayers. Unfortunately, we are unable to get to the visitation or service but want you to know we are certainly remembering him with our own special memories. All our prayers, Harry and Sharon

Name: Barbara Gieseke 11270 Dodd Rd Kilkenny Mn 56052
Email: bjgieseke@hotmail.com
Date: Tuesday January 31, 2012


ANN, [ am so sorry to hear of Ted's passing. You have my deepest sympathy. We saw you ay the bank dinner and Ted looked quite well. I am out of town and unable to attend.

Name: Diann
Date: Tuesday January 31, 2012


My sympathy to the family of Ted Herda. I always enjoyed Ted's calm and pleasant demeanor when he came in or called the clinic. I have always had the greatest respect for Ted. I'm sure he will be missed by many.

Name: Mari Beer & Julie Krautkremar
Email: beer.mari@yahoo.com
Date: Monday January 30, 2012


Dear Ann Marie & Families; Mom & I are truly sorry for your loss of your husband. May god continue to wrap his loving arms around you, and may you find comfort, knowing that others share your loss. Thinking of you, keeping you all in our prayers. God Bless you Ann Marie. Take Care; Mari (Schoenbauer) Beer Julie (jirk) Krautkremar

Name: John and Jean Westberg
Date: Monday January 30, 2012


Ann Marie: Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Jean and I are wintering down in Baja, Mexico, or we would definitely be at the funeral. My sister Lori sent us an email and that is how we found out about Ted's passing. Our heartfelt sympathies go out to you and the girls. John and Jean Westberg

Name: John Krenz
Date: Monday January 30, 2012


Not long ago I re-discovered a plaque from an Easter bowling tournament Grandpa and I partnered in back in 1991. I don't remember the scores but I'm pretty sure we did well and certain we had a good time.