Michael Donald Koch (1950-2022) age 71, of Kalispell, MT Formerly St. Paul, MN Passed away peacefully with family by his side on Sunday, February 20, 2022. Born in September 1950 to Don and Conee Koch. Mike loved fishing, bowling and singing with friends. He moved to Montana in 2005 after he retired and enjoyed spending his time exploring the many lakes and mountains in the countryside. He is preceded in death by his parents and infant son. Survived by wife Dianne (Salandi), son Michael, daughter Krista Showalter (Jeff), stepson Chris, stepdaughters Alyssa and Laura (David), grandsons Logan, Miles and Liam, siblings Charlie (Helen), John (Kim) and Tom (Barb) and many nieces and nephews. Funeral Service and flag ceremony to be held on Saturday, March 12, 2022, at 2:00pm at Buffalo Hill Funeral Home, 1890 US-93, Kalispell, MT. With a reception to follow. A celebration of life to be held June 25th.