Michael Barnaby

Michael Allen Barnaby

Monday, July 2nd, 1951 - Wednesday, January 6th, 2021
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Michael Allen Barnaby, 69, of Greeley passed away January 6, 2021 in Loveland with his devoted wife Mary Lu by his side. He was born July 2, 1951 in Greeley to Paul and Norma(Sherrow) Barnaby.

Michael grew up in Eaton and graduated from Eaton High School in 1969. He attended Aims Community College and later transferred to UNC where he graduated with a Bachelors in History. On May 27, 1989 he married Mary Lu Martinez in Greeley.

He worked at Qwest as a Network Technician for 30 years before retiring in 2004. Michael was an avid reader and enjoyed capturing photos of the landscape and wildlife while hiking through the Rocky Mountains. Mike was a real History Buff, watching the History Channel and documentaries which took him and Mary on many travels, including Civil War battle fields. He also enjoyed concerts and plays.

He is survived by his wife, Mary Lu, his mother, Norma Barnaby, his sister Jo Barnhart, niece, Brittney McCarty(Trevor), and nephew Devin Barnhart (Sierra) and their son Daxton.
Mike is also survived by his Uncle Dale and Aunt Toots, three sister-in-laws and their spouses, including nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews and many cousins.

He was preceded in death by his father, Paul, father-in-law, John Martinez and brother-in-law, Charlie Barnhart.

A visitation will be held Monday, January 18, 2021 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm at Adamson. A Life Celebration will be at 1:00 pm Tuesday, January 19, 2021 at Adamson. Inurnment Linn Grove Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation in care of Adamson Life Celebration Home, 2000 W 47th Ave. Greeley CO 80634.

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  • Visitation

    Monday, January 18th, 2021 | 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    Monday, January 18th, 2021 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    Adamson Funeral Home
    Address Not Available
  • Service

    Tuesday, January 19th, 2021 | 1:00pm
    Tuesday, January 19th, 2021 1:00pm
    Adamson Celebration Center
    2000 47th Avenue
    Greeley, Colorado 80634
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    Devin Barnhart
  • Interment

    Tuesday, January 19th, 2021 |
    Tuesday, January 19th, 2021
    Linn Grove Cemetery
    Address Not Available


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Korki Phillips

Posted at 05:47pm
Jo, I am thinking of you and family at this sad time. I hope you find comfort in your memories and the caring of others. Prayers, Korki

Mike Eldridge

Posted at 08:02pm
Jo - am saddened to read of Michaels passing. There is no stopping time, yet it is time itself that will help to heal the sorrow. Peace be with you.

Saldivar family

Posted at 08:45pm
Rest in peace Uncle Mike. I decided to plant a tree in your honor because I remember how much you loved nature.
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