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Dan Erbes

May 12, 1957 — December 11, 2022



Dan Erbes, 65 of Wahpeton, ND, passed away at the Mayo Clinic Hospital, Methodist Campus in Rochester, MN, on Sunday, December 11, 2022.  His Funeral Mass will be held at St. John's Catholic Church in Wahpeton, on Saturday, December 17, 2022, at 2:00 p.m. immediately followed by a Celebration of Life from 3:00-6:00 p.m. at the Wahpeton Event Center.  Fr. Dale Lagodinski will officiate the service. A livestream of the service will be available on the funeral home website.  Arrangements have been entrusted to Vertin-Munson Funeral Home, Wahpeton.

Daniel Francis Erbes was born May 12, 1957, to Ed and Eileen (Klosterman) Erbes in Breckenridge, MN.  He graduated from Wyndmere High School in 1975 and North Dakota State University in 1979.  Dan married Cindy Hudson on June 16, 1979, in Fargo.  He spent his career working in sales and was with Fertilizer Equipment, Inc. for the past 33 years. 

Dan is survived by his wife of 43 years, Cindy; daughter, Sarah (Corey) Kratcha of Breckenridge, MN; son, Josh (Kelsey) Erbes of Argusville, ND;  five grandchildren:  Charlie Kratcha, Hudson Kratcha, Oscar Erbes, Eleanor Erbes and Leo Erbes; parents, Ed and Eileen Erbes, Fargo, ND; siblings: Doug (Tana) Erbes, Breckenridge, MN, Paula (Dave) Franz, Zionsville, IN, Pam (Tim) Hilber, Sioux Falls, SD, and Peggy (Mark) Blaufuss, Breckenridge, MN; brother-in-law, Kevin (Kathy) Hudson, Wahpeton ND;  and many nieces and nephews.

Dan was preceded in death by his father-in-law, Donald Hudson; mother-in-law, Orlin Hudson-Egge; and step father-in-law, Ray Egge.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to the American Cancer Society.


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Service Schedule

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Funeral Mass

Saturday, December 17, 2022

2:00 - 3:00 pm (Central time)

St. John's Catholic Church

115 2nd St N, Wahpeton, ND 58075

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Celebration of Life

Saturday, December 17, 2022

3:30 - 6:00 pm (Central time)

Cindy and family will be at the Wahpeton Event Center to celebrate Dan's life after mass. All are invited to join them in remembering and celebrating Dan's life!

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