Joseph was born on January 18, 1939 and passed away on Friday, April 14, 2017.
Joseph was a resident of Iowa at the time of passing.
He graduated from East High School and had nearly completed his degree at Drake University.
He served in the U.S. Army.
Visitation will begin at 1:30 p.m. followed by funeral service at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday April 19 2017 at Hamilton?s Funeral Home 605 Lyon Street Des Moines.
Memorials may be directed to JoAnne Milby?s Animal Sanctuary an organization close to Joseph?s heart. To find out how to donate call 515-989-3591.