Joseph K. Stroklund, age 37, of Silver Lake, Minnesota, passed away on Sunday, April 18, 2021, at Park Nicollet Methodist Hospital in St. Louis Park, Minnesota.
Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, May 1, 2021, at 11:00 A.M. at the Silver Lake Auditorium at 320 Main Street in Silver Lake, Minnesota.
Gathering of Family and Friends will be held one hour prior to the service at the Silver Lake Auditorium.
In lieu of flowers, the family has set up a 529 College Account for the girls. Information is available on how to donate at his Caring Bridge site: https://www.caringbridge.org/visit/josephstroklund.
Joe was born in Hutchinson on January 23, 1984 to Leslie Stroklund and Lori LaPenotiere Stroklund. He grew up in the Mound and Hutchinson areas and worked 17 years for the JBenson Construction Company of Hopkins. He held positions from laborer, to Mitigation Specialist to manager of the Rainbow International division of the company.
Joe was an avid hunter, enjoying pheasant and deer hunting with his father and brother, Mike. He also enjoyed snowboarding, fishing, target shooting and being with friends.
Joe’s passion in life was for his daughters, Destiny (11) and Trinity (7), and his “bonus” daughter, Carlina West (15). Joe was a devoted father who didn’t mind playing Barbies and braiding his daughter’s hair. They enjoyed picnics, swimming and bike rides together.
Joe is survived by his daughters; his parents, Les and Sherie Stroklund of Silver Lake; his brother, Michael (Sonali) of Willmar and a large, blended family, including half-sisters Nicole (Fiancé,Mark) Halonen, Jennifer Koertner, Rebecca (Erik) Lara; half-brother, Tyler Kindseth; stepsisters, Lisa (Jeff) Bernard, Amy (Mike) Budd, and grandmother, Marilyn Klose. He will be missed by many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and close friends.
Joseph is proceeded in death by his mother and his grandparents.