Joseph was born in Shawnee, OK to Gladys (Busche) and Nick H. Baustert. He is preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Jan Christopher Baustert, Mark Edward Baustert; sisters, Melanie Dow, and Bernice Schoelen; a nephew Joey. Joseph is survived by his wife Betsy of the home; sons, Justin & wife Crystal of OKC, Preston & wife Jenny of Edmond; stepdaughter, Callie & husband Greg Kiner of Piedmont; 7 grandchildren; brothers, Nick Baustert & wife Pat of Rogersville, MO, David Baustert & wife Carol of Union City,Steve Baustert & wife Janice of Kingfisher, Jerry Baustert of Okarche; sisters, Shirley Cicalese of Midwest City, Karlene Taylor of Okarche, Lucy & husband Gerald Beecher of Okarche,
Diane & husband Larry Lippoldt of Okarche, Mary & husband Jim Humpal of Guthrie, and numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews, and other family members. In lieu of flowers, Joe requested that you take your family out to a nice dinner. Visitation will be 9 AM to 8 PM Friday, June 21, 2013 at the Buchanan Funeral Service. Services to celebrate his life will be 9:30 AM, Saturday, June 22, 2013 at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Okarche, OK with burial to follow at Holy Trinity Cemetery.