James Allen “Tom” Artero, 79, of Ossineke, passed away Monday, June 22, 2020 at Munson Medical Center in Traverse City.

Tom was born on April 12, 1941 in Detroit to the late Gregario and Frances (Wlaszek) Artero. He retired from Ossineke Industries. On Oct. 12, 1976, he married Mildred Pernie.

Surviving are his wife, Millie, eight children, Dean (Vanessa) Artero, Tammy (Gary) Maley, Darrin Artero, Tom (Charlotte) Isaacs, Lisa Isaacs, Darrick (Britney) Artero, Jason Artero, Corey Artero, 11 grandchildren, siblings, Ann Ziga, Loraine Hall, George (Linda) Artero, Betty (Wayne) Murphy, Rosie (John) Ubertti, and several nieces and nephews.

Mr. Artero was preceded in death by his sister, Evelyn Stommel.

Visitation will take place Saturday, June 27, 2020 at Bannan Funeral Home from 2 p.m. until the funeral service at 4 p.m. with the Rev. Herbert Kitzman officiating.

Memorials may be made to the family.