Joseph A. Chrystler, age 83, of Mattawan passed away on August 25, 2019. Joe was born October 5, 1935 in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Joe graduated from Sturgis High School in 1953 and from Western Michigan University in 1965. He was a CPA and served as a US Bankruptcy Trustee for forty years. He is survived by his wife, Connie (Kreling) Chrystler; daughter, Beckie (Chuck) Hadley; son, Mark Chrystler; and grandchildren, Danielle and Trevor Moore. Joe was preceded in death by his parents Leo and Frances Chrystler. A Celebration of Life party will take place on Sunday, October 13, 2019 at Bold Restaurant, 6915 W. Q Ave., Kalamazoo, MI 49009 from 2-4 pm. Memorial gifts can be made to the West Michigan Cancer Center, Challenger Little League of Kalamazoo, or Hospice Care of SW MI. Cremation has taken place per Joe's wishes. The family is being assisted by Avink Funeral Home & Cremation Society. Please visit Joe's page to leave a memory, photo, or sign the guestbook. www.avinkcremation.com. (269)679-5622.