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Michael "Mikey" Joseph Birner

February 14, 1964 ~ January 6, 2024 (age 59) 59 Years Old

Michael "Mikey" Birner Obituary

Michael Joseph Birner, 59, affectionately known as “Mikey” passed away Jan. 6, 2024 in Denver, CO. He was born Feb. 14, 1964 in Rocky Ford, CO to Wilbur and Annabelle (Gallegos) Birner who preceded him in death ; along with, stepdad Chuck Tuttoilmondo; great-grandparents, Rose and Lee Gallegos.

Mikey was a 1982 graduate of Pueblo County High School. He was a proud veteran, serving 4 years in the United States Army. He was a member of Sacred Heart of Avondale, where he was an active member of the bereavement team. He gave a lot of his time to the Jamaica Church Festival year after year, cooking. He was a staple of Chuck’s Place in Avondale, alongside his mother Annabelle and son James and Erica. He worked for Dist. #70 Vineland Middle School as a custodian, where he loved all the students and staff. Mike had a great personality, always had a handshake, hug, and a kiss. Mikey played fastpitch for many years. He also enjoyed playing golf with his buddies. He loved music and gatherings.  Above all Mikey loved his family and the time he spent with them. Mikey loved everyone, he was a joyful character, so full of life.  He always kept family and community first, as he was proud to call Avondale, home.

Mikey leaves to cherish his memory; his children, James (Erica) Birner and Priscilla (David) Robinson; grandchildren, Kyle Padilla, Cephia Pacheco, Phil Roy Jr., and Jaisyn Robinson, Violet Robinson, Khamri Romero (Ian); great-grandchildren, Nyah Romero, and Atlas Romero; siblings, Diane Birner, Barbara Birner, David Birner, Lenny Gallegos, and Tim Gallegos (Mary), Robert and Danny Birner (deceased); God- children, Sergio Rodriguez, Trevor Gallegos; special nieces, Lauren (Brian) Aguilar, Nichol Gallegos and family Darien, Geonna, and Kyrie; former spouse, Carol Padilla; numerous relatives and friends who will miss him dearly.

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Recitation of the Rosary
January 13, 2024

10:00 AM
Sacred Heart Church Avondale

Funeral Mass
January 13, 2024

10:30 AM
Sacred Heart Church Avondale

Interment following funeral service
January 13, 2024

Roselawn Cemetery
1706 Roselawn Rd
Pueblo, CO 81006


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