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George Hoel in 1982.

Business and community leader George Hoel dies at 89

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Funeral services for George O. Hoel will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, June 10, at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Hudson.

The longtime Hudson community leader and Andersen Corp. executive died Tuesday at Boutwells Landing in Oak Park Heights, Minn. He was 89 years old.


Hoel and his wife, Mary, moved to the retirement home in 2010, after selling their house on Stageline Road to Hudson Hospital & Clinics. Mary died in October 2011, also at the age of 89.

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Randy Hanson
Randy Hanson has reported for the Star-Observer since 1997. He came to Hudson after 11 years with the Inter-County Leader at Frederic, and eight years of teaching social studies. He’s a graduate of UW-Eau Claire.
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