A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 1, at the South Fork Senior Center in Pine, followed by a potluck luncheon. Cremation was under the direction of Rost Funeral Home, McMurtrey Chapel.
Mike was born on Oct. 1, 1958, in Mountain Home. He graduated from Mountain Home High School in 1977 and married Brenda Cox in 1979. Together they had a daughter, Johneane. They later divorced.
In 1998 Mike married Donna and together they had a daughter, Trinity. They later divorced.
Mike spent his life and loved being in the mountains of Idaho, Oregon, California and New Mexico felling timber and logging. Mike's hobbies included water skiing, gardening, hiking in the mountains and spending time with his family and his dog, "Dog."
Mike is survived by: his daughters, Johneane R. Simono (Brett) of Boise, and Trinity J. Simono of Mountain Home; his brothers, Rick (Laurie) Simono and family of Mountain Home, Jerry (Rachael) Simono and family of Meridian, and Jim (Cindy) Simono and family of Klamath Falls, Ore.; three grandchildren and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents, James E. and Jeanne Simono, and his grandparents Johnny and Doris Willis.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to be made towards Mike's youngest daughter's college trust fund at: The Trinity J. Simono Trust Fund, c/o Home Federal Bank, 400 N. 3rd East St., Mountain Home, ID 83647.