Daniel Herman, 65, of Longmont, Colo., died Feb. 5 at TRU Hospice Care Center in Longmont.
Daniel was born May 13, 1954, in East Liverpool, Ohio. After graduating from high school, he joined the service where he served in Vietnam. After separating from the service, he earned a bachelor’s degree in public health and later a master’s degree in management. He was a dedicated public servant and spent the majority of his career working in public health and air quality management.
He was an enthusiastic volunteer throughout his life, improving the lives of many disadvantaged children and older adults. Most recently he volunteered for the VA hospitals in Cheyenne and Denver, the VA clinic in Loveland, the Longmont Symphony, and Hearts and Horses, a therapeutic riding facility in Loveland serving veterans and people with disabilities.
Daniel is survived by his wife, Kimberly Latta; his brother, Norman Gerlach; and his sisters, Debbie Lester, Cheryl Dunn Foster, Linda Bishoff and Dana Euler.
He was proceeded in death by his mother, Rose Marie Herman.
A viewing will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 18, at Ahlberg Funeral Chapel, 326 Terry St., Longmont, Colo. A memorial service honoring his life will be at 11 a.m. at Ahlberg Funeral Chapel followed by a burial at 2:15 p.m. at Fort Logan National Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in his memory can be made to Hearts and Horses, 163 N. County Road 29, Loveland, CO 80537 (heartsandhorses.org); or to TRU Community Care, 2594 Trailridge Drive East, Lafayette, CO 80026 (truecare.org/donate).
This is a paid obituary.