James E. Rosetta, 77, Topeka: Feb. 23, 1941 – Nov. 24, 2018

TOPEKA, Kan. – James Emil “Jim” Rosetta, 77, passed away Saturday, Nov. 24, 2018, at his home in Topeka, Kan. He was born Feb. 23, 1941, in Osage City, Kan., the son of Quinto Emil and Virginia (Vietta) Rosetta.

He graduated from Topeka High School in 1959.

He was joined in marriage to Susan Leigh Lombard on April 8, 1967, in Topeka; to this union two children were born Emily and Todd.

Jim had worked for the State of Kansas Department of Revenue until his retirement. He was a Kansas State University and New York Yankee fan, an avid gardener and fisherman.

He will be forever remembered by his wife, Susan Leigh Rosetta, of the home; a daughter, Emily (Charles) Cheek, Emporia, Kan.; a son, Todd (Shelley) Rosetta, Shawnee, Kan.; a twin sister, Judy (Ike) Eikleberry, Topeka; and four grandchildren.

Funeral service will be at 11 a.m., Thursday, Nov. 29, at VanArsdale Funeral Chapel, Osage City. The family will receive friends an hour before service. Burial will follow at Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Osage City.

Memorial contributions can be made to the James E. Rosetta Memorial Fund and sent in care of VanArsdale Funeral Chapel, 107 W. Sixth St., Osage City, KS 66523. Condolences may be left at vanarsdalefs.com.

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