E. JOSEPH KAPRAUN, 66, of Lower Salem died at 3:55 A.M. Thursday, August 12, 2004, at Marietta Memorial Hospital. He was born November 22, 1937 in Baltimore, Maryland, a son of E.J. and Beverly Marlowe Kapraun. He had been a welder and was a long time member of Baltimore Local 438 before transferring to Marietta Local #168 in recent years. He attended the First Baptist Church in Williamstown. He married Frances Stobart who survives with one daughter, Jolynn Archer and her family Bill and Aaron of Lower Salem; one son, Joseph A. Kapraun and his wife Windi of Vienna, W. VA and one brother, Blair Lee Kapraun of Sykesville, Maryland. He was preceded in death by his parents and one grandson, Brett Archer. There will be no visitation. Memorial Services will be announced at a later date. Arrangements are by Mc Clure-Schafer-Lankford Funeral Home.