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Joel A. Massey, 61

Joel Massey was uplifted and carried home by angels on Saturday, Jan. 11, while lovingly surrounded by family at CCH in Hudson.

Joel Adrian Massey was born Jan. 19, 1952, in Gary, Ind., to William & Elizabeth Massey. He attended Bruce Wis. High School and graduated from UW-Superior with a degree in Business. August of 1970 Joel & Christine Weinert were united in marriage & from that union three beautiful children were born.

He was a successful banker with Wells Fargo and most recently Bremer Banks. He was a board member of several wineries' in California. Most importantly Joel was a devout Catholic Christian, and proud to be a Knight of Columbus.

He is survived by his children: Paula Humbard of New Ulm, Minn., Lee Massey of Somerset, Wis., and Thomas (Nicole) Massey of Hudson, Wis.; grandchildren: Lauren and Brenden Humbard, Sydney & Brandt Massey, and Camryn Massey; mother, Elizabeth Massey; siblings: Sandee (Keith) Simpson, Tim Massey, William "Bill" (Pam) Massey, Amy (John) Gerber, and Jeff (Vera) Massey; along with many extended family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his father, William.

A visitation for Joel will be held from 4-7 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 15, at the O'Connell Family Funeral Home, 520 S. 11th St., Hudson. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 16, at St. Patrick Catholic Church, 1500 Vine St., Hudson, with a visitation one hour prior to the Mass at church. Interment will follow at St. Michael's Catholic Cemetery in Bayport, Minn.

Memorials in his name to the Cancer Society would be a proud tribute to Joel.

Services are entrusted to the O'Connell Family Funeral Home of Hudson. (715) 386-3725.