Joseph A. Young, 60 of Cedar Rapids died Wednesday December 4, 2019 at the University of Iowa Hospitals in Iowa City. Memorial services at 11:00 AM on Tuesday at the Cedar Memorial Park Chapel of Memories. There will be a visitation at the Chapel of Memories on Tuesday from 9:30 until service time at 11:00.AM.
Survivors include his wife, Tina, two daughters Katie Young of Madison, Wisconsin and Sarah Young of Cedar Rapids; a niece Thai Tomlinson of Madison, and a nephew Adam Ellesttad of Sun Prairie, Wisconsin. He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister Roxanne.
Joe was born on October 21, 1959 in Portage, Wisconsin the son of Albert and Rose Mary (Janisch) Young. He married Tina L. Gunn on August 21, 1982 in Portage, Wisconsin.
Joe was an operations manager at Alliant Energy for over 19 years. He enjoyed the outdoors, fishing, camping, and hiking. Joe and Tina traveled throughout the United States to include several trips to Hawaii and Disney World.
Joe will forever be remembered as a wonderful and caring husband, father and friend whose memory will be cherished by all who knew and loved him.