Michael T. Melland

Posted Sept. 23, 2012, at 7:49 p.m.

BANGOR – Michael T. Melland, 40, passed away unexpectedly Sept. 18, 2012. An avid fisherman, Mike was born Oct. 17, 1971, in Williston, N.D.

He grew up with his siblings, Daniel, Chad, Angela, John and Wade out west before moving to Maine with his mother, Judy Johnson of Hudson. Embracing the Maine way of life, Mike enjoyed boating and fishing the lakes, and tinkering on cars.

He leaves behind his partner, Courtney Green; and his daughter, Madison Melland of Bangor. Mike’s other children are Kora, Stephanie, Alex and Katie Melland.

A small celebration of life was held Sept. 22 at his favorite fishing spot, Madagascal Lake, with Courtney and Madison’s family.