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Michael James Anselmo

January 20, 1930 ~ December 31, 2017 (age 87)
Mike was born in Columbia, Utah, moved to Martinez in 1945 and graduated from Alhambra High School in 1948. Mike served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War and retired from Caltrans after 30 years as a Highway Engineer. He played a mean Tenor Sax in the "Mike Anselmo Trio" and filled many dance halls with music.Mike is survived by his loving wife, Roseanne, of 62 years; children Michael Anselmo (Kathy), Mary Curtis (Scott) and grandchildren Ericka Hickle (Colin), Derek Nelson and Megan Keith, and one great-grandchild Wyatt Hickle. He is also survived by his loving sister Betty Bianco along with many nieces and nephews and his two fuzzy four-legged girls Sophia and Lucia.Mike was proceeded in death by his parents, Mike and Mary Anselmo, brother Joe Anselmo, sisters Rose Adamo, Ann Daley and Joann Aiello.Mike's wonderful silly jokes, constant fibbing, and driving advice "No speeding, no tailgating" will be remembered in our hearts and dearly missed. Friends & Family Are invited to attend the Visitation on Thursday January 4th from 4~8 PM with Vigil Service at 7:00 PM . Prayer service will be held on Friday January 5th at 11:00 AM all at Connolly & Taylor Chapel , Interment to follow at Queen of Heaven Cemetery .

 Service Information

January 4, 2018

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Connolly & Taylor
4000 Alhambra Ave.
Martinez, CA 94553

January 5, 2018

11:00 AM
Connolly & Taylor
4000 Alhambra Ave.
Martinez, CA 94553


Queen of Heaven Cemetery
1965 Reliez Valley Road
Lafayette, CA 94549

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