Joseph V. Knipple, 72, Altoona, passed away Monday at home.
He was born in Altoona, son of the late William E. and Alma A. (Stambaugh) Knipple.
Surviving are a sister, Edna Yeager, and a brother, William (Betty), both of Altoona; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by three brothers: John, James and Richard; and two sisters: Mary Mook and Helen Wert.
Joseph was a member of the Brethren faith.
Friends will be received from 1 until the 2 p.m. funeral service Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013, at Axe and Santella Family Chapel, 1534 Fourth St., Altoona, by the Rev. Robert Wharton. Interment will be at Rose Hill Cemetery.
Arrangements are by Leslie E. Axe Funeral Home, 1520 Fourth St., Altoona.