Melvin Earl Runge, AKA "The Hawk", 78, of Bozeman, passed away at his home on Friday, July 27, 2018.
He was born in Redding, CA.
Mel was preceded in death by his parents, two sisters and his son, Timothy.
He is survived by his son, Michael Runge (grandson Michael Jr.); his daughter, Samantha and son-in-law, Mark Hernandez (grandchildren Jennie Foster and Madison Hernandez and great-grandchildren Milly, Evelyn and Warryn, Autumn Hernandez and Tristan Hernandez); Timothy's children Michael and Katie and their children; and his cousin, Danny. Mel had an inherited son, Abel. He leaves behind his faithful companion, his dog, Charlie. Mel had many good friends that cared about him. He was loved!
At his request, no services are planned.