James Vettese, 92, of Canon City, Colorado, passed away October 8, 2017 in Canon City. James was born May 16, 1925 in Detroit, Michigan to Francis (Capaldi) Vettese and Pasquale Vettese.
James was united in marriage to Julia (Senko) Vettese in Detroit, Michigan on June 19, 1948 until her death November 28, 2011. James and Julia were avid golfers and enjoyed ballroom dancing. James was also an amateur radio operator (KC8HM) while they lived in Michigan.
James is survived by his daughter, Janet Schulte; three sons, Dennis Vettese, Mark Vettese and Thomas Vettese. He is also survived by eight grandchildren.
James was preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Angeline Bernardi, Theresa Rotondi; brothers, John Vettese and Anthony Vettese.
Visitation, 12 noon with Funeral Service to follow at 1pm Friday, October 13, Holt Chapel of the Garden, Canon City, Colorado with interment to follow at Lakeside Cemetery.