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Michael Gary Stomberg

September 8, 1952 ~ November 8, 2021 (age 69)


Michael ‘Mike’ Gary Stomberg 69, passed away on Nov. 8th 2021 at his home in Montrose Colorado. Born to Joseph and Dorothy (Moreau) on Sept 8th 1952 in Kelliher Minnesota. Mike was raised in kelliher, Mn While attending  high school he played football and basketball up until graduating in 1970.

  After graduating Mike moved on to start a life long adventure. He believed firmly in hard work and getting it done right the first time. Mike moved on to Colorado in later years after high school and married Dawn Wiltse of Bemidji Mn, in 1980. Mike and Dawn managed apartments for several years after moving to Colorado. He also did street sweeping and then moved on to continue his career and received certificates to become a licensed journeyman plumber,

Mike enjoyed camping and four wheeling and attending stock car races with friends and family as well as an ice cold Coors . Mike then moved  his family to Colorado springs, and eventually retired at the age of 66 from Mesa Plumbing in 2017.

Mike was an AVID Denver Broncos fan he spent each week awaiting the game day whether he ended up hooting and hollering from excitement to swearing and possibly tossing an empty Coors at the TV. To enjoy the other evenings after hard day at work he would often turn on the TV to watch gunsmoke and Andy Griffith. Mike seeded a cowboy at heart, With his beloved 6 shooter, tuned into rifleman and other old westerns. He enjoyed country music, and afternoon naps. He truly had a heart of gold for many along with a fierce spitfire attitude that sometimes would follow.

     Mike is survived by children Corey (Christie) Pink of Mn; Tera (Nikki) Wiltse-Clark

Of Colo. 5 grandchildren: Chris Wiltse , Ashley Wiltse, Matt Wiltse , Nikkiah Hernandez, Cody Ryan and 3 well adored great grandchildren Aubreyanna, Kenz’ington, Na’Variah, Brother John of Oregon and sister Nancy koisti of Mn, and many nieces and nephews, cousins.

   Mike is preceded in death by his former wife Dawn Wiltse of Bemidji MN, parents Joseph and Dorothy of Kelliher, brothers Jim and Joe ,brother in-law Vesty Poxlietner of Mn , and sisters Karen P. and Mary Beth Long of Kelliher.

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