Monroe, Joel "Joe" Age 57, of Brooklyn Center, born and raised in Moorhead, MN, passed away January 17, 2020 of leukemia. Survived by wife of 27 years, Coleen; sons, Chris and Ian; parents, Nancy and Lee; siblings, Jerry (Shelley), Peggy, and Susan (Bryan) Kellett; 6 nieces, 1 nephew, relatives, friends and one fat, black lop-eared cat. Engineer, drummer, father, friendhusband, farmer, brother, son you were all these and more. You valiantly tried to grab that light pole and "slay the dragon". Our hearts doth break and may never heal. A memorial service will be held Sunday, February 2nd at 2:00PM at Cremation Society of MN, 7835 Brooklyn Blvd., Brooklyn Park with a visitation at 1:00PM. Interment at a later date at Oak Mound Cemetery, Kragnes, MN.