Rochester businessman dies after motorcycle crash

(ABC 6 News) – Rochester businessman Joel Bigelow died Friday from injuries sustained in a motorcycle crash, his family confirmed.

According to Bigelow’s obituary, posted by Czaplewski Family Funeral Homes, Bigelow was involved in a crash near Wasioja, Minnesota.

Bigelow was well-known in SE Minnesota for founding Bigelow Homes in 1983.

"For nearly 40 years, Joel was the owner, CEO and driving force of the company, as well as many other business ventures," the obituary reads. "He enjoyed working with people and has touched the lives of many throughout his career."

A celebration of life service is scheduled for 10:50 a.m. Thursday, June 2, at Community Celebration Church, (27277 County Hwy 34) in Kasson, with visitation beginning at 10 a.m.