Rochester Businessman Fatally Injured in Motorcycle Crash
Kasson, MN (KROC-AM News) - A well-known Rochester area businessman has died from injuries suffered in a motorcycle crash.
An obituary posted by the Czaplewski Family Funeral Homes in Kasson says 67-year-old Joel Bigelow died Friday after the Rochester man was injured in a crash near the town of Wasioja. Dodge County authorities have yet to release any information about the incident.
According to his obituary, Bigelow founded Joel Bigelow and Sons Enterprises, now known as Bigelow Homes, in 1983. The company has built thousands of homes in southeastern Minnesota and has spearheaded numerous housing developments in Rochester and other communities.
A memorial service honoring and celebrating Bigelow's life is scheduled for Thursday morning at Community Celebration Church in Kasson. A visitation will be held at the church Wednesday evening from about 5 to 7 PM.