Welcome to the memorial page for

Wess Battista

October 9, 1973 ~ July 20, 2020 (age 46)

 Wess Battista, 46, a native of Colorado Springs CO, passed away peacefully in his home.

Wess graduated from Doherty High School in 1991. He was the loving son of Howard and Devra Battista of Colorado, and brother to Howard B. Battista and his wife Julie of Colorado. He also leaves behind his niece Morgan and nephews Brenton and Blake. His extended family includes Aunt Lorna and Uncle Pat Anello of Iowa, cousins Lucy Miller and Dorothy Lange of Iowa, his Aunt Cathy Justice of Florida, Uncle Tom Jelonek of Indiana, Michael Battista of Illinois, and Christine Wilhelm of Arizona, as well as their families. 

Wess was a lifelong bachelor who loved life. He enjoyed the outdoors, fishing, camping, skiing, and riding his motorcycles and wave runner. He lived every day to the fullest. He leaves behind his beloved shelter rescue dog Rea'h.

 Wess worked in the HVAC industry at Nielsen Mechanical in Colorado Springs for the last 18 years. 

     Wess is preceded in death by his grandparents Adam and Dorothy Battista, Thomas and Dorothy Jelonek, Uncles Jim Jelonek and David Battista, and his Aunt Patricia Battista. 

     Wess loved nature and animals.  In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made in his name to an organization dedicated to rescuing animals.


 Service Information

Memorial Service
August 3, 2020

11:00 AM
Holy Apostles Catholic Church
4925 Carefree Cir N
Colorado Springs, CO. 80917

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