Melvin Haptonstall passed away on Sunday, March 25, 2012, at home with his family at his side. He was born on January 30, 1925, in La Mesa Heights, Calif., to Guy and Ellen Haptonstall.

He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and great grand-father. His hobbies included hunting, fishing, gardening.

Survivors include daughter, Mary Champion; sons, Mike and Steve; brother, Nolan; sisters, Ellen Pace and Dorthy Mott; 11 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Lorraine Haptonstall; infant son, Jackie; brother, LaVerne; and sister, Bernice Allen.

There will be a graveside service held at 1:00 p.m. at Scenic Hills Memorial Park, Ashland,Ore.