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.
He was preceded in death by Grandparents Shirley Bennetts and Lloyd and Audrey Eliason, sister Jeanee' Bennetts and aunt Renee Bennetts.
Visitation will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 21, 2012. at the Anderson Funeral Home in Escanaba. Funeral services celebrating the life of Joel William Bennetts will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday at the Immanuel Lutheran Church with Rev. Judy Kincaid officiating.
Joel William Bennetts
A luncheon will be served following the funeral services in the church fellowship hall. Entombment will take place in the Gardens of Rest Cemetery. The Anderson Funeral Home is assisting the family with the arrangements and online condolences can be sent to the family at www.andersonfuneralhomes.net.