Fr. Joel Derks, OSB, 80, Conception, died Wednesday, December 27, 2017, at St. Stephen’s Infirmary, Conception Abbey.

Mass of Christian burial was Tuesday, January 2 at the Basilica of the Immaculate Conception, Conception. Burial was in St. Columba Cemetery, Conception.

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Arrangements were under the direction of Price Funeral Home.