Obituary: Michael Pinkham |

Obituary: Michael Pinkham

Michael Pinkham
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Michael Pinkham

October 14, 1949 – January 5, 2021

On Tuesday January 5, 2021 Mike Pinkham passed away at the age of 71 in Grand Junction, Colorado from COVID. Mike was born and raised in Santa Cruz and graduated from Holy Cross High School in 1967. Mike’s passion in life was hunting, and his dream came true when he moved to the Elk Hunting capital of the World Craig, Colorado in 2006. He loved Colorado, even the snow. His other great passion was bowling where he met and maintained many friendships over the years in Santa Cruz and Craig. He taught bowling to the Craig Youth Bowling League. Mike was preceded in death by his parents Ernie and Pauline Pinkham. He is survived by his spouse, Sherry Hampton, his sister Sandy Eaton and her spouse John and his brother Ron Pinkham and his spouse Susan. He is also survived by his 4 sons, Tommy, Robert, Ken and Paul and their spouses, 4 grandchildren and Sherry’s sons and grandchildren, his niece Jennifer Gutierrez and nephew Ryan Pinkham, and also by a very special cousin JoAnn Perkins and her family. Services for Mike will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, June 12, 2021 at The Grant Mortuary Chapel. Come share memories and stories with us at Thunder Rolls Bowling Center following the service from 12:00 – 2:00 p.m.

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