Funeral services will be held at Cullen Funeral Home, 612 W. Foxwood Dr. Raymore, Missouri 64083 on Tuesday, August 23, 2022. Visitation will begin at 10:00 a.m. followed by a funeral service at 11:30 a.m. Michael will then be laid to rest at Raymore Cemetery.
Michael was born in Kansas City, Missouri at Baptist Memorial Hospital on July 12, 1964, to Jack and Alice Koder. After graduating high school, Michael continued his education and received his Bachelor of Arts at West Central Missouri in education. In the winter of 1989, Michael was married to his wife, Lisa (Stone) on January 7th. Their union was blessed with three daughters. Michael has spent his career as a special education teacher and Elementary Teacher in the Kansas City area, more currently teaching in the Raytown School district. Michael was a man of faith, baptized on 07/04/1980 by Rex Shaw at Missouri State Camp. He attends faithfully at Countryside Bible Church in Peculiar. In life he loved collecting The Peanuts memorabilia, acting with puppets, riding roller coasters, and loved spending time with his granddaughter.
Michael was preceded in death by his mother, Alice Koder; as well as his mother and father-in-law, Sherry and Mike Stone.
Left to cherish his memory are his wife of thirty-three years, Lisa Koder; father, Jack Koder; three daughters, Elizabeth, Erin, and Allison Koder; two brothers, Lester Koder (Annette) and William Koder; brother-in-law, Jeff Stone-Upton (Tom); sister, Erica Harris (Michael); granddaughter, Mya Fitch; niece and nephews Aeiranna and Sean Harris, AJ Stone; and many cousins.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to the Countryside Bible Church, 21705 State Hwy J, Peculiar, Missouri 64078
Arrangements: Cullen Funeral Home, Raymore, Missouri 816.322.5278