Danny Kemmit

July 17, 1963-February 3, 2019

On Sunday, February 3,

2019, Danny A. Kemmit,

loving husband, father of

three, grandfather of three

and beloved friend passed

away unexpectedly at the

age of 55.

Danny was born July

17, 1963 in Minot, ND to

Gerald (Jerry) and Sharon

Kemmit. Danny spent his

youth in Minot, Surrey,

and Washburn, where for

worked as a trucker for

his father’s company GK

Trucking. He also worked

for many local trucking

and construction com-

panies, as an oil field safe-

ty technician, and most

recently with Rosen’s Dis-


Danny was a proud gra-

duate of the NDSCS

machinist program. He

married Tamyra L.

McEwin on December 14,

1991 and together they

raised two sons, Joseph

and Matthew, one

daughter, Katelyn, as well

as two unofficially adopt-

ed children Michael and


Danny was a proud ad-

vocate, supporter, and

volunteer for many local

charities which focused

on supporting veterans,

active duty service

members, children, and

cancer research. He was

also a passionate out-

doorsman; his favorite

hobby being fishing with

his grandchildren. Danny

was an avid supporter and

fan of various local live

musicians, he loved

music and he loved shar-

ing it with others. He was

best known for his

unwavering honesty, in-

credible work ethic,

unique sense of humor,

and strong moral fiber.

He is preceded in death

by his father Gerald, and

his paternal grandparents

Albert and Lenore Kem-

mit and maternal

grandparents Oscar and

Alvina Hansen.

He is survived by: His

mother, Sharon; wife,

Tamyra; children, Joseph

(Natalia) Kemmit, Fargo,

Matthew Kemmit (Han-

nah Rovegno), East Grand

Forks, MN and Katelyn

(Robert) Hawkins, Minot;

siblings, Mark (Ronda),

Tammy and Jay, all of

Minot; grandchildren, Sta-

cey, Aleigha, and Jayce; as

well as many beloved

nieces, nephews, aunts,

uncles and cousins.

Memorial Service:

Thursday, February 7,

2019 at 2:00 p.m. at Hope

Lutheran Church, Surrey,


Signing of the Guest-

book: One hour prior to

the service at the church.

Those wishing to sign

an online guest register

are asked to go to www.

thompsonlarson.com and

share memories, anec-

dotes, and condolences.