A funeral service for 49-year-old GERALD “Joe” HOKKANEN of Dassel will be held on Saturday, 12/31 at 10:30 a.m. at the Johnson Funeral Home in Dassel.

Visitation is one hour prior to the service on Saturday morning at Johnson Funeral Home in Dassel.

Gerald “Joe” Joel Hokkanen passed away on Monday in Shakopee.

He’s survived by his wife – Charlotte of Dassel

Children – Lucas “Luke” Hokkanen of Belgrade, Alia Losoya of Maple Grove, Deanna Klein-Scott of Dassel, Skye Hokkanen of Dassel, Faith Hokkanen of Dassel, and Dakota Hokkanen

Grandchildren – Aiden Poshek and Kyson Hokkanen

Father – Gerald “Jerry” Hokkanen of Shakopee

Sisters – Robin (& Wally) Swanson of Waterville, Minnesota and Jodelle (& Tony) Steinke of Elk River