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Archie F. Tamietti, 77

| March 6, 2024 12:00 AM

Archie F. Tamietti, 77, of Superior passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2024, at his family home in Superior.

He was born on Dec. 6, 1946, in Superior to Francis and Elizabeth Tamietti. As a young man, he lived with his family of two brothers and twin sister in the Mineral County Jailhouse. He attended the Superior School District where he graduated in 1965. 

While in high school he enjoyed playing basketball on the varsity squad, even taking the team to a State Championship in 1963. He went on to graduate from Eastern Montana College with a degree in Education.

Archie taught at various schools throughout the state culminating in forty-plus years in total, retiring from Florence-Carlton School District in 2012. He also coached basketball for over ten years of his teaching tenure.

He was an avid outdoorsman who loved fishing, hunting, and rockhounding, and prided himself on seemingly to always know where the big game were. He also always enjoyed a great game of Pinochle with his twin sister and mother.

Survivors include three sons and their families: Jason and Kari Tamietti, Victor, Jarett and Shannon Tamietti, Missoula, and Jeff Tamietti, Spokane, WA; a twin sister, Arleen Wilson, Centennial, CO, along with five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Services will be privately held for family and close friends on June 15. Please contact his family for attendance invitation.