Joe Creisler, 83, died Jan. 5, 2008 in Crescent City. He was born March 17, 1924 in Colorado Springs, Colo. Joe was a 56-year resident of Del Norte County. He worked for the local Health Department for 36 years and was a member of the Del Norte Historical Society.

Survivors include his wife Betty Creisler of Crescent City; four children, six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

At Joe's request, no services will be held.

Arrangements are under the direction of Wier's Mortuary Chapel.