Wayne Orville Birkley  June 2 1934  December 5 2022

Wayne Orville Birkley June 2 1934 December 5 2022

June 2 1934 December 5 2022
Memorial service and celebration of life service for Wayne Orville Birkley, 88, will be held at 11 am, Saturday, December 10, 2022, at Lifeway Church in Torrington WY, with Pastor Jeff Robinson officiating. Wayne passed December 5, 2022, in his sleep at his home. Wayne was born June 2, 1934, in Newcastle, Nebraska the son of Orville and Lyla (Anfinson) Birkley. He was drafted into the US Army in 1956 at the end of the Korean Conflict and was discharged in 1958. He married Colleen Bell on February 14, 1960, in Loveland, Colorado. They have four children. Wayne was a long-time Farm/ Rancher. He loved his cattle but loved his family even more. His strong work ethic carries on through his family. Wayne is survived by his wife Colleen of Torrington, Wyoming; son Randy (Shelley) Birkley of Circle, Montana, son Danny (Joyce) Birkley of Torrington, daughter Brenda (Phil) Wyrick of Midlothian, Texas and son Brian (Harriet) Birkley of Osage, Wyoming; seven grandchildren Lorena (Tommy) Stypula, of Sheridan, Wyoming, Curtis (Courtney) of Torrington, Wyoming, Heidi (Mike) Molitor of Hot Springs, South Dakota, Wes (Chloe) and Brice (Yasmin) of Newcastle, Wyoming, Savannah and Lyla Wyrick of Midlothian, Texas; seven great-grandchildren, a sister Marlys Arndt, Loveland, Colorado; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister Phyllis Crispe; a brother Wally Birkley; and a grandson, Brandon Birkley. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to Regional West Hospice, Wounded Warriors, or the Hawk Springs Church. The Colyer Funeral Home assisted the family with the cremation arrangements. Condolences may be sent to www.colyerfuneralhome.com.

Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Wayne Orville Birkley June 2 1934 December 5 2022.

Colyer Funeral Home

Death notice for the town of: Torrington, state: Wyoming

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