Nov 12, 2013 - StaffMelvin "Mel" Hitshew died Sunday, Nov. 10, 2013, at Wyoming Medical Center in Casper. He was 76 years old.
Cremation has taken place, and no services will be held.
Melvin Hitshew was born April 9, 1937, in Los Springs, the son of the late Leonard and Francis Hitshew.
He was a mechanic by trade until his retirement.
His family said he enjoyed hunting and fishing.
He is survived by his sons, Mark Hitshew, Mike Hitshew and Lee Watts, his brother Claude Hitshew, and nine grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, LaNora; brother Don Hitshew; aunt Margaret; and uncles Ludvick and Ed Kosic.
Services are provided by Wind Dancer Funeral Home.
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