Terry is a native of Melrose, Minnesota and has been a licensed funeral director since 1986. He graduated from the University of Minnesota with a degree in Mortuary Science. He has worked for funeral homes in Minnesota and North Dakota. He joined the Hantge Funeral Chapel Staff in 2009. He currently resides in Hutchinson and Sauk Rapids. Terry is a member of the Buffalo Lake Lions Club, the Buffalo Lake Business Association, and attends St. Anastasia Catholic Church. He enjoys yardwork, snowmobiling, and motorcycling.