Print This Page

April 25, 1942 – October 20, 2021


Darrell Joseph Lachermeier, age 79, of Howard Lake passed away on Wednesday October 20, 2021 at Ridgeview Medical Center in Waconia.

He was born on April 25, 1942 in Watertown, the son of Joseph & Catherine (Rogers) Lachermeier.

He graduated from St. Mary’s Catholic High School in Waverly.

Darrell J. Lachermeier and Gladys “Glady” Driver were joined in holy marriage Sept 14, 1963, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Waverly.  God blessed their marriage with four children Natalie, Dean, Dennis and Brian.

Faith and family were very important to Darrell!

He was employed for many years in construction and later started Lachermeier Tours.   Darrell was a very hard worker!

Darrell was a Minnesota sports fan especially the Vikings and Twins.  Though not a musician himself he loved to watch and listen to music and various entertainers of all genres.  He loved his news programs watching and recording multiple each day. In earlier years, Glady and Darrell were in a doubles bowling league.  Darrell was a faithful member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Winsted and an usher for many years.

Survived by his children: Natalie (Joe) Caouette of Winsted, Dean (B.J.) Lachermeier of Howard Lake, Dennis Lachermeier (Special friend Diane) of Waverly, Brian (Stacey) Lachermeier of Watertown and Colleen Trejo of Saint Paul; ten grandchildren; ten great grandchildren; siblings: Joseph “Joe” Lachermeier Jr., Ron (Bernie) Lachermeier, Joni (Dale) Ingersoll and Jim (Jeanette) Lachermeier; many other relatives and friends.

Preceded in death by his wife Gladys “Glady” Lachermeier on September 15, 2015 and by his parents.

A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial for Darrell Lachermeier will be held on Friday, October 29th, 2021 at 11:00 A.M. at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Winsted.   Father Matthew Wiering will be the Celebrant.  Inurnment to follow funeral at St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery in Waverly.

Lavon Kielkucki will be the organist for the Mass and Joe Neumann will be the soloist.

A visitation will be held on Thursday, October 28th from 4-8 P.M. at The Chilson Funeral Home in Winsted.   A Prayer service will be held at 7:30 P.M.     Further visitation will be held on Friday, October 29th one hour prior to Mass at the church.

Urn Bearer will be Rhoda Atkins.

The Chilson Funeral Home in Winsted is serving the family.   Online condolences may be made to

3 Guestbook Entries

  1. Marv &!Marlys Timm

    Our sympathy to the family We have traveled with Darrell on his trips since the 1980’s I believe.
    Harold & Marie were his helpers then.
    We just were with him on two trips recently
    Rest In Peace dear friend

  2. Ray and Patty Kukowski

    We are deeply sorry for your loss.

  3. Linda and Randy Froehling

    Brian and family so sorry for your loss … We are unable to make it to the service but are holding you all in prayer and In our hearts


Submit a Guestbook Entry

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *