ESCANABA - Joel William Bennetts, 19, of Escanaba passed away unexpectedly Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012. He was born Jan. 28, 1993 in Escanaba and was the son of Stu and Jodi (Eliason) Bennetts. Joel graduated from Escanaba High School in 2011. He was currently employed at the Carpet and Drapery Shoppe in Escanaba as a flooring installer. Joel loved the outdoors, going to camp, hunting and playing hockey. Joel William Bennetts is survived by: Parents, Stu (Pat) Bennetts of Escanaba and Jodi (Dave) Hurthibise of Gladstone; Sister, Kristi (Jon) Lordson of Escanaba; Stepbrothers, Bryan Hurthibise, Stefan Hurthibise, Matt Miller and Josh Miller; gandparents, Jay and Sandy Bennetts of Escanaba.