Michael A. Valdez, 71, affectionately known as “Pompo” passed away March 18, 2022. A lifetime Puebloan, he was born March 7, 1951. He is preceded in death by his parents Patricio Valdez, Ruth Garcia, and Bob Garcia; siblings, Kenny Valdez, Leonard Valdez, and Eleanor Manriquez; grandchild, Antonio; great-grandchild, Jaycion; father-in-law, Jim Sprague.
He enjoyed to play pool, working on cars and was an avid Bronco fan. He had a great sense of humor, a jokester. He would lend a helping hand to anyone. He supported his grandchildren in all their sporting events, and never missed a family event. He loved spending time with his family.
Michael is survived by his wife, Debby Valdez; children, Tre (Diana) Valdez, Desi Sandoval, Birdie (Daniel) Valdez- Estergard, Angelo (Renee) Valdez, Rocky (Allesha) Valdez-Kinsley, ; DeAnna Register, Katrina Burelson, Connie Jo Trujillo, and Bridget (Tim) Valdez- Washington; 26 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; sister, Emma Gonzales; in-laws, David (Myra) Sprague, Mike Sprague, and Cheryl Brassfield; special aunt, Florine; numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and special friends who will miss him dearly.
Celebration of Life 2p.m. Thurs. March 24, 2022, Angelus Chapel. At family's request please wear Bronco colors. Reception at Fulton Heights Rec Center following the service. Online condolences www.angeluspueblo.com.
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