Louis Burinda, 71, Colorado resident, died Sept. 23. 2012 while fishing in Portland, OR. Services will be held on Saturday, Sept. 29, 2012 in Prairie Winds Foursquare Church 118 Dickson Street, Wiggins, CO 80654. Formal burial will occur on Monday, Oct. 1, 2012 at Ft. Logan National Cemetery, Denver, CO 80235. Mr. Burinda was born Jan. 1, 1941 in Pennsylvania to Louis and Hilda Burinda. Louis served in the United States Navy and afterwards moved to Colorado, married, had two loving sons, and worked at IBM as a stationary engineer until retirement at age 54. He then moved to Orchard Colorado where he could be closer to the outdoors that he loved and spent his time as a tinkerer and doting grandfather. He is survived by his mother Hilda Burinda, brother Steve Burinda, sisters Betty Marisa and Nancy Yoder, sons: Bryan and Jeff, grandsons Alexander and Matthew Burinda and granddaughters Samantha Burinda and Amanda Hillshafer. Condolences may be sent to either 20043 E Wagontrail Pl, Centennial CO 80015 or 11614 Breckan Court, Cypress, TX 77429.