Ernest L. Hippo

Ernest L. Hippo, 81, Altoona, died Wednesday morning at Altoona Regional.

He was born in Altoona, son of Jesse L. and Mary E. (Drexler) Hippo. He married Alberta L. Winter on Dec. 24, 1950, in Altoona.

Surviving are his wife; a daughter, Nancy L. Rider (James) of Camp Hill; three sons: Timothy E. Hippo (Sherry) of Raleigh, N.C., and Jeffrey L. Hippo (Susan) and William Woomer (Carrie), both of Altoona; four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and a sister, Helen Wolfe.

He was preceded in death by his other siblings.

Ernest was a graduate of Altoona High School and served in the U.S. Army. He retired from Beaumont Mills after many years of service. He was a member of the Juniata VFW and American Legion, and he enjoyed fishing and especially spending time with his family.

At the request of the deceased, there will be no viewing, and a memorial service will be held at the convenience of the family.

Arrangements are by Mauk & Yates Funeral Home Inc., Juniata.