Michael "Mike" Leo O'Connor
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November 27, 1951 - December 22, 2013
Michael "Mike" Leo O'Connor, 62, of Loveland died December 22, 2013. He was born November 27, 1951 in Richland Center, WI to Leo V. and Mary N. (Herold) O'Connor. He attended rural schools until moving to Colorado in 1962. In Greeley, he attended St. Peter's Catholic School, Meeker Jr. High, and Greeley Central High School.
Mike was employed at Achziger's Service Station before and after serving in the U.S. army from 1970-1972. He was also employed by Raincat, and Irrigation & Power before going to work at Mountain Bell. He was also employed in Greeley at U.S. West and eventually transferred to Loveland. Mike retired in September 2013.
Mike married Diann Reichert in 1976 and had two sons; Sean and Eric. Mike and Diann were later divorced.
Mike is survived by his sons, Sean (Shanon) and their children, Carmen and Dylan of Commerce City, CO and Eric of Westminster, CO; mothe,r Mary O'Connor of Fruita, CO; brother, Denis of Ouray, CO; sisters, Rita Watson (Jerry) of Fruita, CO, Kathy O'Connor of Fruita, CO, Rose Cochran (Steve) of Meeker, CO; three nephews and a niece.
He was preceded in death by his father, Leo O'Connor and nephew, Gary Abbott.
Memorial services will be held Friday, January 3, 2014, 11 a.m. at Viegut Funeral Home. A reception will be held at Mike's home following the services, 4069 Davidia Ct., Loveland. Inurnment will take place at Fort Logan National Cemetery at a later date. Go to www.viegutfuneralhome.com for condolences.
Viegut Funeral Home
1616 N. Lincoln Avenue Loveland, CO 80538
Published in The Daily Sentinel on Jan. 1, 2014