Joseph K. Young, Jr. (Jake)


Joseph K. Young Jr. (Jake), 90, of Olathe,KS, passed away Saturday, September 8, 2012.  He was born March 26, 1922 inKansas City, MO.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Helene.  He was proud to serve his country in the Navy during World War II.  Also, he owned and operated Dan-Dee Delivery and Transfer Company.  His passions included baseball, jazz, and golf, to name a few.  He loved telling colorful stories about his life experiences.  Those who knew him enjoyed his humorous ways and overall zest for life.  Jake is survived by his daughters Marsha Cupp (Charles) of Stilwell, KS, Debbie Ward of Overland Park, KS, Kathy Wolfe (Daniel) of Stilwell, KS, and Dawn May (Daniel) of Lawrence, KS.  His grandchildren include Joseph Cupp, Jason Cupp, Melissa Irwin (Chris), Ryan Ward and Andrea Dane. Great-grandchildren include Brayden, Daylen, Blake, and Mae.  The family suggests donations be made in his name to Overland Park Community Church, 14800 Metcalf Ave., Overland Park, KS 66223.


  1. jan tice on September 14, 2012 at 4:30 pm

    to all the family, be a comfort to one another , so sorry such a lovely man has passed. he told me one day how much he loved his kids and i knew he felt it big time he even shed some tears. let all the love heal you with time my sympathy jan tice

  2. James Nepote on September 12, 2012 at 10:44 pm

    To the Young family and friends. I am sorry for your loss of Jake I know you will miss him. All my sympathy.
    Jimmy Nepote
    Marsha and Charles thank you for being with me when my father died,it was a great comfort.

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