Joseph H. Hippler

Joseph H. Hippler, 48, of Holister, Calif., died Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013, in California.

He was born Oct. 3, 1964, in Fort Jackson, S.C., to Clarence F. and Margaret (Cameron) Hippler. He served in the U.S. Army for more than six years.

He is survived by his mother, Margaret Hippler of Bellevue; son, Charles (Caitlin) Hippler of Las Vegas; one grandson; three siblings, Louise Adkins, James Hippler and Sarah (Geoff) Oney, all of Bellevue; and three nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his father, Clarence Hippler and a niece.

Visitation is 9-11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013, at Auxter Funeral Home, 1105 Castalia St., Bellevue.

His funeral will begin at 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Bellevue City Cemetery. Military graveside services will be provided by the Bellevue VFW, American Legion and Marine Corps League.

Memorials may be given to the Mad River Railroad Museum or the American Diabetes Association.