Donald Eugene Hettervig, 79, of Hillsboro, ND passed away on March 7, 2015 at Sanford Health, Fargo, ND surrounded by his family following a brief illness. Donald was born February 14, 1936 to Henry and Irene (Coulter) Hettervig. He attended grade school at Herberg Township School and graduated from Northwest School of Agriculture in Crookston, MN in 1954.
Donald married Mavis Anderson on November 11, 1961 at First Lutheran Church in Fargo, ND. They farmed near Hillsboro, ND until 2003 when they retired and moved to Hillsboro. He served on the Herberg Township Board, Mobil Oil Board, and various Hillsboro United Parish committees. He also enjoyed driving school bus for the Hillsboro School District.
Donald and Mavis enjoyed traveling, reaching all 50 states and nearly all the Canadian Provinces. They spent their winters in Apache Junction, AZ. His favorite hobbies were gardening, bingo, playing cards with friends and collecting antique tractors, especially 2 cylinder John Deere’s. Time spent with his family and grandchildren and attending their activities was very special to him.
Donald is survived by his wife of 53 years, Mavis; daughters Kimberly (Mark) Anderson of West Fargo, ND; Jodi (Steven) Kyllo of Blanchard, ND; 4 grandchildren, Brandon Anderson and Jessica Anderson, both of West Fargo, ND; Ethan Kyllo, Fargo, ND and Jocelyn Kyllo, Blanchard, ND. Two sisters, Frances Goodrich, Bellevue, WA; and Barbara Hettervig, Mayville, ND.
Donald was preceded in death by his son, Jason Dale, in 1981; and his parents.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to a charity of your choice.