Jim Iacovetto, age 96, of Austin, died Oct. 25 at Hospice Care Center in Grand Junction.
He was born May 19, 1913, in Phippsburg to Sam and Angelina Lombardi Iacovetto.
He married Doris P. Clark on Dec. 21, 1937, in Denver.
He was employed as an engineer for 43 years with the Rio Grande Railroad.
He moved to Delta County 35 years ago from Phippsburg to retire.
His interest included fishing, riding his four-wheeler and "tinkering" around the house.
He was a member of the Catholic Church.
He is survived by his wife, Doris Iacovetto, of Austin, Colo.; two sons Daryl and Gary Iacovetto, of Austin; three brothers Angelo Iacovetto, of Clark, Clyde Iacovetto, of Phippsburg, and Victor Iacovetto of Nevado, Calif.; a sister, Viola Dunn, of Denver; 14 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, one daughter, one son and five brothers.
Please sign the memory tribute and view the obituary online at www.mesaview.net.
Funeral arrangements are being handled by Mesa View Mortuary-Cemetery, 682 1725 Road, Delta, CO 81416, 970-874-8633.
A graveside memorial service for Jim Iacovetto is at 10 a.m. Saturday in the Yampa Cemetery.