Mike Pearson, 64, passed away at home Feb. 7, 2013, after a long battle with heart disease. He was born to Edward and Helen Pearson on July 16, 1948. He was preceded in death by his parents. Survived by his loving and devoted wife, Cass Pearson; children, Dr. Matthew (Ezequiel) Mejia, Chris (Barbara) Pearson, Shae (David) Kibby; grandchildren, Eryn and Hanna Kibby and Michael Pearson; siblings, Peggy (Larry) Green, Fred Pearson, Nancy (John) Valdez, Pam (Rick) Pearson, Julie Pearson, Darlene Garcia, Tim (Rita) Pearson; in-laws, Tony and Martha Mejia, Conrad Mejia, Patsy (Richard) Chinn; numerous aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews. Mike was a retired Sales Tax Administrator for the City of Pueblo, former Assistant Scout Master and Scout Master for BSA Troop 9, and sat on the Rocky Mountain Council Eagle Board of Review. He was a faithful Bronco fan and avid gardener. Mike loved Santa Fe, Indian Art and Culture, and visiting national parks. He loved to tease and make people laugh; he was a gentle soul with a quiet generosity and will be deeply missed. The family gives special thanks to Sangre de Cristo Hospice, Dr. Roger Mann, Dr. Eugene Wolfel, and Leslie Myer, RN. Visitation, 1-6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13, Montgomery & Steward. Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 14, Our Lady of the Meadows, 23 Starling Dr., with Msgr. Jim King as celebrant. In lieu of flowers, the family asks donations be made through the funeral home to Our Lady of the Meadows Scholarship Fund, PALS Children's Program in Alamosa, or Los Pobres in Avondale. Online condolences, www.montgomerysteward.com

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  1. Mike was an inspiration for Boy Scout Troop 9 and my son Jared Terman. He made a difference in our lives. Our sympathies to Matt and Cass.

  2. “Don’t be afraid, for I am with you. Don’t be discouraged, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you. I will hold you up with my victorious right hand.” Isaiah 41:10

    Mike is in a better place now where he no longer has to be in pain. My thoughts are with Matthew and Cass. May you find comfort in your family and friends through this difficult time.

  3. Many great trips to the Cheyenne mountain zoo with Ephraim, Auntie Cassie, and you 🙂 lots of great memories with you. We miss you already!

  4. Cass and Matt-please know that you are in our prayers-keep the faith and feel the power of prayer. Mike’s battle is over and he is free of pain. You have so many wonderful memories to help you through. Love ya, Vicky Dixon

  5. Pam and Family: losing a beloved family member is never easy. May the many happy memories and all the fun times spent together help ease your pain during this difficult time. My thoughts are with you this week.

  6. Cass I am very sorry to hear about the death of your beloved husband. My prayers are for you and all your family that you may soon get comfort. Sincerely your friend Andrea Alvarado. Peace and love

  7. Pam, I am so sorry for your loss. May you find comfort as you reflect back on the joyous times you spend together and look towards one another for strength in the passing days. You and your family are in our thoughts. Your Friend~ Dani

  8. Cass, So sorry to hear about Mike. I will miss talking to him on the porch when I walk my dog. He was a kind, good man and I’m happy you two found each other in this life. We both know that now he is well, whole and already organizing his garden for the Spring. Love, JoAnn Kuzmiak

  9. Cass I am so sorry for your lost. Let the love and comfort of you r family and friends get you through this tough time. Hermena Bieker Grey

  10. Mike was a great and generous man and a delight to work with. He was a fair and just person…i am so sorry for your loss and know that he is in a better place. God bless you and your family in this time of need.

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