Joel Welkland has died, according to an online obituary on Thursday. However, the cause of his death was not disclosed.
Joel is an avid hockey fan and a staunch Nipawyn Eagles. “Joel is one of the biggest Eagles fans ever and holds a special place in the hearts of so many in the community.”
“Joel Welkland is an avid hockey fan to say the least. Has been an Eagles staple for years,” reads a post shared via Eagles Hockey Photos from 2018. “He’s filled out a lot of papers over the years.”
Words cannot express our grief for your loss as we mourn this significant loss with family and friends. We are truly sorry to learn of the loss of this promising being. Please accept our condolences and may our prayers help comfort you.
Everyone was shocked and frustrated because he was someone you met once, he remembered you, you remember him, and according to Johnson, when you met him, he made an impression on you. Local co-op grocers are lucky to have Verklan employees, and they appreciate his presence in the store.