Michael Henry “Delano Mike” Pena

August 12, 2013

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Michael Henry “Delano Mike” Pena, a well known member of the Hells Angels motorcycle Club, was buried Saturday, August 10 at the Greenlawn Southwest Mortuary Cemetery in Bakersfield.

He died July 17 on the southbound 405, the San Diego Freeway in Los Angeles. Pena was legally riding his motorcycle in the car pool lane near Victory Boulevard when he hit a Nissan pick-up truck that had stopped to use the lane as a breakdown lane after one of the trucks tires went flat. Pena was pronounced dead at the scene by Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics.

Pena was born in Orange County, California and lived in Bakersfield. He was in the news recently because he was accused of murder in an alleged fight with two men reported to be associated with the Vagos Motorcycle outside a tattoo parlor near Bakersfield in May 2010. It was Pena’s only felony charge and he was acquitted. But Karl Hall, the prosecutor in the recent Ernesto Gonzalez murder trial, had told jurors the Bakersfield homicide was the motive for the homicide of Hells Angel Jeffrey Pettigrew in Reno in September 2011.

Most people knew Delano Mike Pena as a good hearted and generous man. The same week Pettigrew was shot, Pena organized a multi-club fund raiser for a ten-year-old girl named Zoe Whipple who suffered from kidney disease.

Delano Mike is survived by his father, Raul Felix of Delano, California; his mother Sylvia Brunelle of Orange City, Iowa; his sisters Melinda Pena, Lethesia Escalante, Cecilia Salazar and Elizabeth Felix; his brother Bubba Felix; and his children, Reyna Pena, Isaac Pena, Brandee Pena, Jacob Pena and Dominic Pena.

Delano Mike Pena turned forty-seven in May. He made his life matter. Many still weep for him.

Requiscant In Pace



40 Responses to “Michael Henry “Delano Mike” Pena”

  1. vlad Says:

    somebody pulled into the car pool lane and parked there for a flat tire????wtf is wrong with people?how could you be so stupid?thats negligent homicide.

  2. linnette pettis Says:

    I love you Dalano..and i miss you so very very much..this isnt goodbye..its see ya soon my friend

  3. lmao Says:

    He was a piece of shit! A killer, a whore and evil! He was not married and he was engaged to some 20 year old who he lived with! He screwed anything that walked. He was a horrible human being who only thought about himself! The only place he went is to HELL! goodbye asswhole

  4. Doug Pettis Says:

    Delano was to Family and Bikers, Like Heaven is against Hell!! But he was and will always be an Angel!! RIP Brother Man!! God Bless!!

  5. Doug Pettis Says:

    Delano was and is a True Warrior,!!! He will always be a part of Biker History!! He is and will always be in my thoughts, Love You Brother!! Hope your Angels can ride as fast your heading to Heaven!! Love Pittbull..

  6. Frank Ruberto Says:

    I saw the fight while Delmo was on your brother like “flies on shit” I heard your brother crying “Mommy”

  7. Frank Ruberto Says:


  8. Frank Ruberto Says:

    Hey Kush Violano, a fight is a fight shit happens and if you cnt face the facts thatHells Angels ru,e the world then become a kiddy daycare faggot

  9. Frank Ruberto Says:

    Mi condolenza di fratello mio en HELLS ANGELS Italia. “FORZA HELLS ANGELS INTERNATIONALE” No 1

  10. Love for Pena Says:

    Condolences,to his family and brothers, and his wife Nancy, I knew delano well, and no matter the cirrcumstances , he stated Nancy would always be his wife, he loved shayna, Alex and Jordan his other children that were apart of his life for more than a decade, lets not forget their pain, and Jacob his grandson, delano and nancy had just reconciled before his passing, it’s a loss to all who loved him

  11. FF Says:

    Lord, make me an instrument of Your peace
    Where there is hatred, let me sow love
    Where there is injury, pardon
    Where there is discord, harmony
    Where there is error, truth
    Where there is doubt, faith
    Where there is despair, hope
    Where there is darkness, light
    And where there is sadness, joy

    Grant that I may not so much seek to be consoled as to console
    To be understood as to understand
    To be loved as to love
    For it is in giving that we receive;It is in pardoning that we are pardoned;And it is in dying that we are born to eternal life.

    Peace and Respect to all. And may this hatred and killing stop.

  12. Kush Violano Says:

    Fuck him he murders my cousin roger anothony Violano fuck you Pena I hope your rock is nice n hot in hell you grimmy bastard

  13. Sieg Says:

    Uncalled for, and I don’t think for a minit a PH posted it.

    5 to 1

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  15. chromedome Says:

    I agree with 10guage WTF my pops had something similar happen some years ago. A cops wife stoped in the middle of road to try and get in other lane my dad didnt have time to stop and slammed his knucklehead into her rear sending him flying over the hood. Needless to say she didnt have insurance and he got the ticket. Man that was a beautiful bike.


  16. POBOB Says:

    RIP Delano Mike.

  17. Road Whore Says:

    Condolences to all.

  18. RVN69 Says:

    Condolences to the Brothers, Family and friends of Delano Mike. May he ride now in peace forever.

  19. One Eye Says:

    Sincere condolences to all who loved Delano Mike. May he ride free.

  20. 10Guage Says:

    My condolences…To his family, Brothers, friends, and all who loved him….

    What stupid asshole parks their truck in the fucking car pool lane to change a tire ? I imagine no charges were filed on this idiot.


  21. swampy Says:

    Sincere Condolences to the HAMC and family of “Delano Mike” Pena.

  22. YYZ Skinhead Says:

    This is heartbreaking. Condolences to his family and his 81 brethren and the little kids he helped.

    YYZ Skinhead

  23. Snow Says:

    Condolences sent to the Pena family, both blood and chosen, on their loss. RIP Michael Pena.

  24. JMacK Says:

    Deepest condolences to the Family and HAMC Brothers of Delano Mike.





    HELLS ANGELS MC: Sorry for your loss

  26. Jim666 Says:

    Condolences to the HAMC worldwide on the loss .
    RIP.Delano Mike

  27. bigdowner Says:

    Green grass and high tides forever
    Castles of stone souls and glory
    Lost faces say we adore you
    As kings and queens bow and play for you…

    He now belongs to the ages.

  28. Paladin Says:


    He made a difference.

    Long May You Ride,


  29. Glenn S. Says:

    My condolences to his Brothers and other loved ones.

  30. Ace Says:

    Respect and Condolences to Mr. Delano’s Family and Brothers, RIP.

  31. rollinnorth Says:

    Condolences to his family, friends and to the 81. He lives on in the memories of all who knew and loved him.


  32. BB Says:

    Condolences to the family, relations and the Red & White.
    R.I.P. MLH&R

  33. Sieg Says:

    Condolences to the families and friends on their loss…and Valhalla’s gain. Another warrior in the Great Hall.

    5 TO 1

  34. VINCE 1%er Says:

    Respect & Condolences out to Delano Mikes Family and all of his HAMC Brothers. Rest In Peace.Angels Forever-Forever Angels.


  35. Rahlow Says:

    RIP, Condolences to the family, Brothers and friends on your loss.

  36. WARTHOG Says:

    My heartfelt condolences to the friends, family, and brothers of Michael Henry “Delano Mike” Pena Hells Angel 1%er. Forever Angel.




  37. Phuquehed Says:

    My condolences to HA brothers of Delano Mike and to his family. Never lose the memories.

  38. Erudite Hillbilly Says:

    Rest in Peace. My condolences to his family, brothers, and friends.

  39. surfnharley Says:


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