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Joel Kent Bristow

October 17, 1950 February 27, 2019
Joel Kent Bristow
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Joel Kent Bristow, age 68, was born on October 17, 1950, and passed away on Wednesday, February 27, 2019, at the Sunset Hospice Cottage in Worthington, MN after a long battle with cancer.
Joel received his education from Brewster Public Schools graduating in 1969. After graduating high school, Joel married Debra Jo Scott on June 21, 1969, and enlisted in the Army Reserves during the Vietnam War era. To this union, Joel and Debra adopted a son. He later attended Willmar Technical Institute for Poultry Management.
Joel owned and operated Round Lake Standard Station, until selling the business in 1979. He later farmed and raised turkeys for breeding on the family farm near Brewster, MN. Joel was an avid bowler and enjoyed gardening, fishing, watching old western movies and shows, watching the Minnesota Twins, and playing card games.
Joel is survived by one son, Kevin (Heather) Bristow of Windom, MN; two grandchildren, Destiny Bristow (special friend Derek Kelsheimer) of Windom, MN and Dalton Bristow of Sioux Falls, SD; one brother, Lyle (Terry) Bristow of Worthington, MN and their children, William (Lori) Bristow of Worthington, MN and Robert (Lori) Bristow of Worthington, MN; one stepdaughter, Dawn VandenBosch of Dundee, MN, and one stepson, Jason VandenBosch of Worthington, MN.
Joel was preceded in death by his first spouse, Debra Bristow; second spouse, Cynthia Bristow, and his parents, Lowell and Lila (Jensen) Bristow.
Blessed be the memory of Joel Kent Bristow.
Visitation will be held on Friday, June 14, 2019, from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., with a memorial service to follow at 5:00 p.m., at the Benson Funeral Home in Worthington, MN, with Pastor Karla Kirkeby officiating. Burial will be held prior to the service in the Worthington Memorial Gardens Cemetery.
Benson Funeral Home in Worthington is in charge of the arrangements.


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