Michael Kodiak Garner

michael garner

August 14, 1943 ~ July 21, 2011

Resided in: Pueblo, CO

Michael C. 'Kodiak' Garner. Born Aug. 14, 1943, passed away July 21, 2011. Survived by, Sandi, his loving wife of 44 years; his adoring daughters, Brandi and Kasey Garner; son, Kent Fritzel and all his other 'kids.' Also survived by his sister, Bonnie Johnson of Lampasas, Texas. Preceded in death by his parents, Carl and Mae Garner; brother, Bill; sister, Bobbie; and beloved mother-in-law, Gladys Ladd. Mike proudly served his country in the U.S. Army. He was a lifelong mechanic and car fanatic. Mike was a life member of the NRA as well as a gunsmith and hunter. The family graciously thanks their other families: Mike's hunting buddies and all the bikers. Special thanks to Dr. Gaide and Rachel for all the years of care they gave Mike. There will be no viewing. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. Memorial service, 2 p.m. Wednesday, July 27, 2011, in the Montgomery & Steward Chapel, concluding with military honors by the Pueblo Veterans' Ritual Team. Online condolences, MontgomerySteward.com

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  1. Sandi & Girls, We were so sorry to read of Mike’s passing. So many memories of happy times came to mind. We trust they will carry you through as you remember him too. Ron & Verla Noakes, Painter & Calico Babe of the CB world.

  2. We extend our deepest sympathies to you and the girls. We are so very sorry for your loss. May God bring you peace and comfort.
    Jerry and Dorothy

  3. dear Sandi and Family, my sympathy goes out to each of you. May the happy memories of Mike sustain you, especially now, and through out the years to come,

  4. Mike was a longtime employee and and even longer time friend. RIP Kodiak. Sandy and girls, my thoughts and prayers are with you. Jay

  5. I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this time. Mr. Garner always made me feel like part of your family when I went over and I loved spending time with all of you. He will be missed by all. He was a wonderful human being.

  6. Dear Sandi and girls,
    My deepest sympathy goes out to your family. Although I did not know you very well, my sister Dee Gallegos thought the world of you, Mike and the girls. My thoughts and prayers go with you.
    Danny & Liz White & family and Lupe Quintana(Dee’s Mom)

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