Michael David Wagner, 48, of Orchard, died Saturday, June 15, 2013.
He was born April 13, 1965 to Dennis and Kathleen Wagner. He married Denice Kammerzell on July 3, 1995.
At the time of his death, Michael was the superintendent of the Bijou Irrigation Company. He was an avid deer hunter and sturgeon fisherman.
He leaves behind his wife of nearly eighteen years, Denice Wagner of Orchard; two sons, Travis Gilliland and Zachary Gilliland; his granddaughter, Ryleigh "Bug" Gilliland; his sister, Dureen Cross; his niece, Jessica Clason; his great-nephew, William Clason; and his great-niece, Jillian Clason. Michael also leaves behind his ever faithful companions, Peanut and Moose.
A celebration of Michael's life will be at 10 a.m. on Monday, June 24, at Empire Reservoir (follow the signs). Afterwards, a catered meal will be provided. Friends are asked to wear camouflage in memory of Mike.
Memorial donations to honor Mike may be made to the Ryleigh "Bug" Gilliland Education Fund at Fort Morgan Federal Credit Union, 709 E. Railroad Ave., Fort Morgan, Colo. 80701.