Michael James Birchmier, 53, of Maxwell, died Dec. 17 at the Story Medical Center in Nevada. Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 21, at Rasmusson-Bacon Funeral Home in Nevada with a Rosary service at 4 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, Dec. 22 at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Nevada with Father Rick Dagit officiating. Burial will follow at St. James Catholic Cemetery in Colo. Memorial contributions may be made to Story County 4-H in memory of Mike. Rasmusson-Bacon Funeral Home in Nevada is handling arrangements.