MARQUETTE, Mich. - Glenn E. Patovisti, 71, of Marquette, passed away Thursday, January 31, 2013 at the D.J. Jacobetti Home for Veterans in Marquette.
He was born December 10, 1941 in Baraga, Michigan a son of the late Urho and Marjorie (Lundberg) Patovisti. He attended and graduated from the Baraga High School in 1959.
Glenn worked for many years as an over-the-road truck driver and moved to Marquette in 1995, previously residing in Montana.
He was a US Air Force veteran and served in France.
Glenn is survived by a daughter, Colette Patovisti of France; a grandson, Darien Patovisti; brother, James (Natalie) Patovisti of Marquette; nieces, Nedine Christunas of Minnesota and Dana Patovisti of Chippewa Falls, WI; 2 great-nephews and 3 great-nieces.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, February 9, 2013 at 11:30 a.m. at the D.J. Jacobetti Home for Veterans Chapel with Rev. Benedetto Paris officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the D.J. Jacobetti Home for Veterans Activity Fund.
The Canale-Tonella Funeral Home is assisting the family where memories may be shared at www.canalefuneral.com.