April 4, 1922 – February 26, 2018
Paul Joseph Jr., 95, of Tempe, AZ died Monday, February 26, 2018 surrounded by his family and friends at Scottsdale Village Square in Scottsdale, AZ. Paul was born April 4, 1922 to Katherine (Sargis) and Paul Joseph Sr., in Chicago, IL. He graduated from the University of Chicago with a degree in business. Paul was an Army Veteran serving in WW11 from 1941-1945. He was injured in the Battle of the Bulge and received a Purple Heart and Silver Star for his efforts. Paul worked for Peter Epsteen Pontiac in Chicago, IL as their President and Master Salesman until 1972 and then worked as President of Champlain Motors in Montreal Canada until his retirement in 1977. Paul was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints Coronado Ward in Scottsdale, AZ. He was a loving husband to the late Ann (Slaughter) Joseph.
He is preceded in death by his parents; wife, Ann; sons, Patrick and Paul Joseph; sister, Shireen Benjamin and first wife Marguerite Joseph.
Paul is survived by his son, Tony (Wendy) Joseph of Byron, MN; daughter, Sarah Fleming of Los Angeles, CA; grandchildren, Megan Joseph of Rochester, MN, Kaitlyn Joseph of Dodge Center, MN, Michael Joseph of Byron, MN and Marina Fleming of Los Angeles, CA. Daughter-in-law’s Donna Joseph of Williamstown, NJ and Barbara Daoust of North Hollywood, CA and many amazing neighbors and friends.
Memorial Service in Arizona for Paul will be held at 10:00 a.m.- 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 24, 2018 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 2202 N 74th St Scottsdale, AZ 85257. There will be a light luncheon for family and friends immediately following the service. Please RSVP to Kori at (480) 818-2383 if you will be able to attend. We would love for all to come and honor Paul.
A private family burial will take place at the Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery in Preston, MN.
- Memorial Service Saturday, March 24, 2018