1943 - November 24, 2010
James R. Marlotte, 67, of Grand Junction and formerly of Craig, died on Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2010, in Grand Junction from colon cancer.
He was born April 19, 1943, in St. Louis, Mo., to Raymond J. and Miriam Louise Marlotte.
He attended Lindberg Senior High in St. Louis. On Aug. 3, 1963, he married JoAnn Palubiak Marlotte in St. Louis.
He was a cost analyst from 1967 to 1998, when he retired. He served in the United States Air Force and was involved with Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4265 in Craig.
He is survived by his wife, JoAnn; daughters, Janet Shelton, Julie Lavertue and Jackie Marlotte; brother, Gary L. Marlotte; and five grandchildren, Steven, Christopher, Daniel, Ashley and Austin.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Cremation arrangements are through Mesa Funeral Home in Grand Junction. There are no services scheduled.
Memorial donations may be made to St. Mary’s Oncology Center.