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RUNGE, Charles W. "Charlie" Died unexpectedly while enjoying an evening run, Thursday, November 1, 2012. Age 55. Husband of Cheryl L. Runge (nee Murata). Father of Peter and Paul Runge. Son of the late Dr. Paul Runge and Anne Baxter. Brother of Miriam and the late John Runge, Amy Gaffney and Carolyn (Danny) Gammerman. Loved by other relatives and friends. Charlie was a graduate of Talawanda High School In Oxford, OH. Beloit College and the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, Phi Beta Kappa. He dedicated his working life to healthcare administration at numerous hospitals before joining Froedtert Hospital in 1995 during the County Hospital buyout. Most recently, he was Froedtert Healths Sr. Vice President for Planning and Service Line Management. He felt honored to contribute to improving the quality of healthcare in the Milwaukee area. A celebration of Charlies life will take place at St. Matthews Ev. Lutheran Church, 1615 N. Wauwatosa Ave., Wauwatosa, WI on Friday, November 9m at 11AM. Visitation with family and friends will be held from 9:30AM until the time of the service. In lieu of flowers, donations are appreciated to the Froedtert Hospital Foundation in the name of the Charlie Runge Family Fund, 9200 W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee, WI 53226, or the AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin (ARCW), 820 N. Plankinton Ave., P.O. Box 510498, Milwaukee, WI 53203-0092. Charlies love and gentle nature will be greatly missed by all who knew him.
Published in Journal-News on Nov. 9, 2012