Vincent J. Isele Jr. |

Vincent J. Isele Jr.

Vincent J. Isele Jr. of Pueblo died Sunday, June 29, 2003. He was 82.

He was born Oct. 11, 1920, in Memphis, Tenn.

He served as a navigator in the 90th B.G. of the 5th Army Air Corps in World War II.

Mr. Isele worked for 40 years for Southern Colorado Power and CENTEL, retiring in 1986 from the position of manager of engineering.

He was a member of the 90th B.G. Association, the 5th Air Force Memorial Association, the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers and the Power Engineering Society.

He was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church and the Ecclesia Dei Latin Mass Community of Fountain.

Mr. Isele was preceded in death by his wife, Eleanor Isele, who died Feb. 25, 1992; by a sister, Shirley Watts; and by a son-in-law, Jimmy D. Newbill.

He is survived by daughters and sons-in-law Judith M. and Tony W. “Butch” Wodishek of Pueblo, Dianne M. Newbill of Silt, Sheri A. Isele of Lafayette, and Mary I. and Wayne A. Overby of Fort Collins; by grandchildren Mark Wodishek, Christina Newbill, Bonnie and Jay Bonser, Matthew Newbill, Tim and Katie Langhart, Joey Overby and Kenny Overby; by a great-grandson, Andrew Bonser; by a brother and sister-in-law, John and Mary Isele of West Memphis, Ark.; and by stepsisters Elizabeth Morgan of Louisiana and Martha Tennant of Florida.

A Rosary service was held on Wednesday, July 2.

A funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. today, Thursday, July 3, at St. Mary Catholic Church in Pueblo. Burial will follow at Roselawn Cemetery, with military honors by the Pueblo Veterans Ritual Team.

George McCarthy Funeral Home of Pueblo is in charge of arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Priestly Fraternity of St. Peter or to St. Mary Church in care of the funeral home, 401 Broadway, Pueblo, CO 81004.

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