Charles Bieser of Hillsboro died Thursday at the age of 78. He worked as a Draftsman for Jefferson County Abstract Company and later worked as Assistant Jefferson County Assessor to Bud Kasten. He was a U.S. Army Veteran, a longtime volunteer for the Hillsboro Fire Protection District where he formerly served as assistant chief, a member of Knights of Columbus #6401, Good Shepherd Catholic Church, Amvest and V.F.W.

He is survived by his sons Charles Bieser of Hillsboro, David Bieser of Festus, brothers Joe Bieser of Arnold, Harry Bieser of Festus, tony Bieser of Hillsboro, Bart and Mike Bieser both of St. Louis, sisters Lola Oglesby of Hillsboro, Patty Crossland of Festus, Cathy Bieser of Festus, four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

A memorial service for Charles Bieser will be Saturday afternoon at 2 at the Robert D. Brown Funeral Home Chapel with full military honors.

A memorial gathering will be Saturday morning from 11 until the time of service at the funeral home.

Memorials can be made to BackStoppers.