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In Memory of Cory Hoesley


3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Saturday February 29, 2020
O'Connell Family Funeral Home
1010 Newton Street
Baldwin WI, 54002

Visitation at Church

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Sunday March 1, 2020
Cross Lutheran Church
1246 County road TT
Roberts Wisconsin, 54023


1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Sunday March 1, 2020
Cross Lutheran Church
1246 County road TT
Roberts Wisconsin, 54023

Cory Hoesley, age 33, of North Hudson, formerly of Roberts, was tragically killed in an automobile accident on Monday, February 24th, 2020. 

Cory was born on May 5, 1986 to parents Herman and Cheryl (Pierzina) Hoesley. He graduated from St. Croix Central High School with the class of 2004. He went on to attend Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College. Cory worked at Uponor in Apple Valley, MN, where he was a Senior Maintenance Technician, and was only two years away from getting his masters electrical license. He married his first and only love Amber Henson on May 3, 2008 and they were blessed with four amazing boys. 

Cory was a master mechanic at a young age, he could fix a broken down lawn mower by 4th grade and repaired his first tractor by 8th grade. He used his knowledge and skills to help people, and if he couldn’t help, he always “knew a guy” who could. There was nothing he couldn’t fix. The farms and tractor pulling were his passions, working on the farm was his therapy and his family was his whole world. Everything he did was for his four boys and Amber and he always put their needs before his own. When it came to tractor pulling, International was his choice and often joked, “If it ain’t red it stays in the shed.” but even on a John Deere he could still win. You would never hear him turning down a cold Bush Latte with good friends. He will be missed terribly by his wife Amber, children Dylan, Drew, Drake, and Ben; little dog Lille; parents Herman and Cheryl, and many other family and friends.    

A funeral service for Cory will be on Sunday, March 1st at 1:30pm at Cross Lutheran Church in Roberts. His visitation will be the evening prior on Saturday, February 29th from 3-7pm at O’Connell Family Funeral Home in Baldwin, as well as from 12-1:30pm at church before the service. Memorials will be used for the boy’s future.  

In Cory fashion come as you are, whether bib overalls or work jeans. 

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    • Amber and boys,
      I am so shocked with the news of Cory’s passing. The few times I had spoken with him in regards to HMS school happenings, I knew he was a gentle and loving man who would go to the ends of the earth for his boys and family.

      My deepest sympathy is given to you all. Drew, if you need anything, know I am here for you.

    • There are no words. A life taken to soon. I thank God that the boys have you. You’re a strong woman, I absolutely am devastated for you. Prayers are not enough. Stay strong. Holding your family in my thoughts and prayers. So very sorry for your family.

    • Corey, I never got to meet you, or your family. Your son and mine share a dream and a passion. LSU Football! I met Amber through Facebook, and shared many stories of the boys. I hope to remain friends with Amber and watch the boys achieve their dreams. You may not be able to have a seat In the stands, but you will be able to be right next to you Dylan on the field, and you will be forever be in Amber’s and the boys hearts. Geaux and enjoy heaven and I pray that God gives comfort to Amber and the boys. From what I see people writing about you, it would have been a great honor to have met you! Rest easy Big Man!

    • Amber and family, I’m so very sorry for your loss. Hold onto all your beautiful and wonderful memories. Sending you and your boys a big hug and lots of love.

    • Our hearts were so broken in hearing of Cory’s passing. May God bless you all with strength & understanding in the days ahead; God’s Love is all around you, & will never leave you.

    • I’m lost for words to say that would provide any comfort for your family. I worked with Cory in Maintenance, He always helped me with anything I was not experienced in Especially Welding. Lol And Cory was As good of a Welder and overall Jack of all trades as I’ve Ever worked with. Love ya Big Guy!!! Gonna miss you!