Donald M. Koch, 81

Donald M. Koch, 81, of Elk River, died peacefully Thursday, Oct. 20, 2011.
Graveside services for both Mr. and Mrs. Koch will be held at St. Andrew’s Catholic Parish Cemetery, Elk River, Monday, Oct. 31 at 1 p.m. Arrangements were made by Dare’s Funeral Home in Elk River, 763-441-1212. Memorials are preferred.
Survivors include his wife, Ruth (nee Raymond); children, Tom (Sue), Cathy Koch, Kevin Patrick (Dana), William Joseph and Robert Francis (Tulin); 19 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and a sister.
Mr. Koch was preceded in death by his son, Donald Mark Jr.