Funeral Director, Crematory Operator, & Owner
Mike O’Connell was born in Hudson to Thomas “Tucker” and Janet O’Connell. He was raised in Hudson and graduated with the class of 1988. Growing up as the son of a funeral director, Mike admired the relationship his brother Dan, a fellow funeral director, had with his father, as well as the respect the community gave his father. After high school, Mike attended UW-River Falls and then the University of Minnesota – graduating with a Bachelor’s degree in Mortuary Science.
Mike worked as an Intensive Care Paramedic in the Twin Cities, as well as with St. Croix EMS (Hudson) and the Baldwin Ambulance Service for many years. He thoroughly enjoyed his time as a firefighter for the Hudson Fire Department.
Mike has also served as president for the Baldwin-Woodville Area Chamber of Commerce, Baldwin-Woodville Community Foundation, and served as a board member for the St. Croix Family Resource Center.