Enrico Genetti

(Feb. 23, 1885 – May 6, 1963)

Published in the Ironwood Michigan Daily Globe, May 7, 1963.

Enrico Genetti, 78, of 406 Bundy St. [Ironwood, Michigan], died Monday [May 6, 1963] at 9:40 p.m. at Divine Infant Hospital. He had been in declining health several years and was seriously ill the past week.

He was born February 23, 1885 in Castelfondo, Tyrol, Australia. He came to the United States in the fall of 1905 to Bessemer, and worked in the mines three years before engaging in the carpenter trade for which he had apprenticed three years in Austria. From 1908 until he retired in 1950, he was engaged in carpenter work. During this period he was self-employed as a carpenter contractor, worked as a carpenter for the P.J. Nickel Construction Co., and his last period of employment until he retired was with the Newport Mining Co. as a carpenter.

He was married to Catherine Corazza of Brez, Tyrol, Austria, at St. Ambrose Catholic Church November 10, 1908. She died October 5, 1958 and a son, rinaldo, died January 17, 1962.

Surviving are one sister, Miss Ann Genetti of Kalamazoo; three brothers, Rudolph of Battle Creek, Robert of Flint and Richard of Minneapolis, and three grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held Thursday at 9 a.m. at St. Ambrose Catholic Church with the Rt. Rev. Msgr. Joseph Seifert officiating. Interment will be at Riverside Cemetery [Ironwood, Michigan].

%d bloggers like this: