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Joel Hursh

December 26, 1933 — January 8, 2018

Joel Adrian Hursh, age 84, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on January 8, 2018 at St. Mary's Hospital in Rochester, Minnesota, after a five-year struggle with amyloidosis of the heart claimed him.  He was born in Fairmont, Minnesota on December 26, 1933.  In 1942, his family moved to Forest Lake, Minnesota.  He was FLHS class of 1952.

Joel established Hursh Cabinet Company in 1960.  He was proud to be involved in the Forest Lake community, and his 58 years of custom cabinetry, millwork and furniture can be found across the state in residential, commercial and community buildings.

He is survived by wife, Marilyn; children, Steve (Nancy) Hursh, Michelle (Mark) Fandrey, David (Melissa) Hursh, and Carrie (Terry) Houle; grandchildren, Jeremy (Allison) Hursh, Emily (Andy) Fish, Stephanie (Matt) Davids, Matthew Fandrey, Joel (fiancee, Sunny Thornberg) Hursh, Samuel Hursh, Erick, Lillian and Aidan Houle; 9 great-grandchildren; sister, Kathleen Isaacson, along with many nieces and nephews.  Preceded in death by parents, Orlo and Maxine Hursh; sister Karen Houle and brother Jim Hursh.  Visitation Saturday, January 20, 2018 from 2-5PM at Mattson Funeral Home, Forest Lake.  Private internment to be held at a later date.


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