Jim passed away peacefully at home, due to heart and kidney complications.
The World War II veteran served in both the Merchant Marines and Army. Born of Italian immigrants in Havre, Montana,
Jim started his career as a draftsman for Howard Hughes on the Manufacturing floor at Hughes Aircraft, and later as an Aeronautical Engineering
Supervisor for 29 years at Lockheed Missiles and Space.
He is survived by one daughter, two sons, six grandchildren and five great-grand daughters.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations in his name to the National Kidney Foundation. Jim was a true American patriot, family patriarch, and an impactful
person who will be dearly missed by those who knew him.
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