In Hudson, WI, Baldwin, WI, and the surrounding communities, the O’Connells have built their family business on the long standing tradition of friends helping friends.
In 1985, Tom O’Connell, with over 30 years of experience in the mortuary science profession, re-introduced the family business to Hudson. A graduate of the same University of Minnesota program his uncle had completed, Tom opened a new, modern facility on 11th Street, (on the hill) in Hudson. Along with his sons, Dan and Mike (also graduates of the U of M), Tom proudly serves families in the St. Croix County area and beyond, raising the standard in funeral service.
In 1998 the O’Connells purchased the Dull Funeral Home in Baldwin, Wisconsin from Cecil Dull. They ran the O’Connell Family Funeral Home – Baldwin in this facility until 2005 when a new building, complete with crematory and kitchen, was built on the same site. Currently operating strong in Hudson and Baldwin, the O’Connell family and their staff continue to proudly serve and meet the needs of any and all families that call on them.
To the people of Ireland, there is no symbol that represents love in a more meaningful way than the Claddagh. Worn as a romantic ring or friendship ring, it means, “In Love and Friendship, Let Us Reign.” The three branches of the rings include the heart, hands, and crown. The heart symbolizes love, the hands friendship, and the crown loyalty. The O’Connells strive to pay tribute to these attributes when we celebrate a life lived.