Joe J. Medek, 64 year-old resident of Pierz, MN passed away Friday, May 3, 2013 at his home in Pierz, MN. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 A.M. on Monday, May 6, 2013 at St. Rita’s Catholic Church in Hillman, MN with Father Gregg Poser officiating. Burial will take place in the Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery north of Little Falls, MN. Friends may call 4-8 P.M. on Sunday and from 9:30-10:30 A.M. on Monday at St. Rita’s Catholic Church in Hillman, MN. Parish prayers will be held at 7 P.M. on Sunday at the Church. A celebration of life gathering will be held at the Center Valley Saw Mill immediately following the interment on Monday. Funeral arrangements are with the Shelley-Virnig Funeral Chapel in Pierz, MN.