MARQUETTE - Douglas James Zanetti, 56, of Marquette, passed away Saturday afternoon, Jan. 26, 2013, at Marquette General Hospital following a short illness.
Doug was born on Nov. 19, 1956 in Ishpeming to the late Aldo and Anna L. (Bonaguro) Zanetti. He graduated from Gwinn High School in 1974, and from Northern Michigan University in 1978.
Doug was employed by ReMax 1st Realty in Marquette as a realtor. He was a member of the Upper Peninsula Association of Realtors, the Kiwanis Club of Marquette and St. Peter Cathedral.
Doug loved to cook and entertain friends. In his free time, his hobbies included fishing and camping. He also had a love of music. He will most be remembered for his infectious laugh, his sense of humor and his love of life.
Doug is survived by his best friend and loving wife, Jodi Zanetti of Marquette; his father, Edwin "Chip" Mattson of Gwinn; sister, Nancy Zanetti of Denver, Colo.; mother-in-law and father-in-law, Louis and Rosalie Dallapiazza of Norway; brother-in-law, Todd (Mary) Dallapiazza of Fond du Lac, Wis.; nieces and nephews, Edward and Claudia Hauschild, Staci Zanetti, Michael and Veronica Hauschild, Melissa Allie, Anthony Dallapiazza, and Charli Rose Dallapiazza; also several great-nieces and great-nephews, as well as numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.
Doug also leaves many close personal and professional friends too numerous to mention.
He was preceded in death by his biological father, Aldo Zanetti; mother, Anna L. Mattson on Feb. 14, 2012; and a brother, Richard G. Zanetti on Feb. 24, 2012.
A funeral Mass will be celebrated on Wednesday at 1 p.m. at St. Anthony Catholic Church with the Rev. John Boyle and the Rev. Msgr. Michael Steber officiating. The Zanetti family will greet relatives and friends in the church from 11 a.m. until the time of the Mass.
Those wishing to make an expression of sympathy are kindly asked to consider the Marquette Monday Noon Kiwanis Club or the St. Vincent de Paul Society in Mr. Zanetti's memory.
The Canale-Gwinn Funeral Home is assisting the family where memories may be shared at www.canalefuneral.com.