September 14, 1928 ~ November 28, 2019

Born in: Pueblo, Colorado
Resided in: Pueblo, Colorado

Michael Angelo “Iron Mike” Anselmo, 91, passed away Nov. 28, 2019. Survived by his wife of 66 years, Martha Jean Anselmo; children, Michael Anselmo Jr., JoAnn (Roy) Ramos and Charles Anselmo, all of Pueblo; grandchildren, Jason, Ryan and Ariana; great-grandchildren, Sonia, Donato and Vito; numerous special nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by his parents, Frank and Josephine Anselmo; brothers, Frank and Sam Anselmo; sisters, Vera Pisciotta and Mary Ann VanZandt; and grandson, Charles Anselmo Jr.

Mike was born Sept. 14, 1928, in Pueblo. He served his country in the US Air Force and retired, after 52 years of service, from the US Postal Service. He loved delivering the mail and fishing with his brother Sam. Mike was a member of Shrine of St. Therese and St. Joseph’s Italian Lodge.

Note from Mike ~ Many thanks to Postmaster Bob Podio, supervisors, fellow letter carriers, clerks, and many postal patrons who made my job so enjoyable. I especially enjoyed afternoon coffee with fellow letter carriers at Casper Donuts in Blende.

Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 5, 2019, at Shrine of St. Therese, 300 Goodnight Ave. Military honors and interment, Roselawn Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Sangre de Cristo Hospice & Palliative Care, 1207 Pueblo Blvd. Way, Pueblo, CO 81005. Online condolences, www.MontgomerySteward.com

Services

Funeral Mass: December 5, 2019 10:00 am

Shrine of St. Therese
300 Goodnight Ave.
Pueblo, CO 81004

719-542-1552

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The family greatly appreciates donations made to these charities in Michael Angelo Anselmo's name.

Sangre de Cristo Hospice

1207 Pueblo Blvd Way
Pueblo, CO
719-542-0032
http://socohospice.org/donate-now/

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  1. CandleImageI’m sorry for your loss. Mike I know you were proud of your Dad, You talked about him often, and in a caring manner. May god bless you and your family. You should be proud of the life you father led, it was a full and happy life.

  2. CandleImageI’m so sorry for your loss. Mike, my prayers are with you and your family. If there is anything I can do, please let me know.

  3. I always have good feelings when I think of Mike. I have always had great respect for him. I will miss him. God bless you Mike.

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