Joel M. Wilson, born October 27, 1961 (Chicago), passed away at South Haven Living Center, Wahoo, Nebraska, on November 27, 2018.
Joel received his BA in Accounting from North Park University (Chicago), obtained his CPA, and then earned his MBA at the University of Nebraska Omaha. He has lived in Escanaba, Michigan; Ceresco, Nebraska; Saskatoon, Canada; Chicago, Illinois; Omaha, Nebraska; Tucson, Arizona; and Wichita, Kansas. Ceresco was always the place dearest to him, and that is where he returned for the last several years of his life. Joel was committed believer in Jesus. He was a member of the Democratic Party, an avid reader, and a sports fan. He was featured as a supporter of University Nebraska Omaha and its Mavericks sports teams in a recent UNO alumni magazine.
A proud life-long bachelor, Joel is survived and will be missed by his parents the Rev. Everett and Donna (nee Hiatt) Wilson, six brothers and sisters: Miriam Wilson (Al Hunter) of Winnipeg, Canada, Priscilla Wilson of Ashland, Nebraska, Sarah Joy of Bristow, Nebraska, Ruth Opsal (Tom) of Pullman, Washington, Jonathan Wilson (Amy) of Elgin, Illinois, and Jim of Ceresco, Nebraska. He is also survived by ten nieces and nephews, and a large extended family that includes several of his closest friends.
Funeral services 10 am Saturday December 8 at the Evangelical Covenant Church, 208 Pine Street, Ceresco, NE. Visitation Friday 5-7 p.m. at the church.
Memorials to the Evangelical Covenant Church of Ceresco and the University of Nebraska Omaha.