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Dwight O. Mike Koch

Born: 5/30/1931

Died: 1/21/2006

Maiden Name: n/a

Honorific: n/a

Dwight O. Mike Koch, 74, of Modesto, California, passed away January 21, 2006, at his residence. He was born May 30, 1931. A native of Wilburton, he had lived in Modesto since 1955.

Mr. Koch was a heavy equipment operator for 25 years. He worked on New Melones, Exchequer, Don Pedro and San Luis dams. He also worked as a driver for Delta Freight, ICX, and Consolidated Freight. He was a member of F&AM #675, Scottish Rite Bodies and Aahmes Shrine. He served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War.

Survivors include his wife, Erma Koch, of Modesto; children, Winona Moore of Ceres, California, Michael Koch of Modesto and Rodney Koch of La Grange, California; two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.