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Joel L. Formo

IRONTON — Joel Luther Formo, age 54, of Ironton, died on Sept. 27, 2012, at his home. He was born on July 28, 1958, in Ntunjambili, South Africa, to Lowell and Maxine (Martin) Formo. He married

Hilda Lynn McDearmon on June 28, 1993, in Merrifield. Joel was an independent trucker with Dave Evans Transport, Superior, Wis.

Survived by wife, Hilda; son, Jeremy (Shanna) Formo, Fridley, Kyle Formo, Ironton; daughters, NaTasha Formo, Ironton, Alicia (Paul) Kostal, Silver Bay, Kelsey (Christopher) Martz, Ironton, Juanita Formo, Ironton; three brothers, Paul (Pat) Formo, of Mason City, Iowa, Mark Formo, of Mesa, Ariz., and Tim (Deb Hanson) Formo, of Crystal; two sisters, Sharrie Duff, of Redding, Calif., and Debby Pribyl, of Osseo; six grandchildren.

Funeral services will be 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2012, at the Immanuel Lutheran Church in Crosby.

Burial will be at Woodland Cemetery, Irondale Township. Friends may call one hour prior to the services at church. Arrangements Koop Funeral Home, Crosby.

Memorials are preferred in lieu of flowers.