Christopher Michael Runte, 40, of Liberal, passed away on June 23, 2015 at Southwest Medical Center in Liberal, KS. He was born on October 27, 1974 to Kevin and Connie (Sausedo) Runte at Omaha, NE. He attended school at Thomas Jefferson High School; Christopher worked as a Laborer for Beredco Drilllng Inc. Christopher is survived by Son, Gage Michael Runte of Tyrone, OK; Father Kevin Runte of Excelsior Springs, MO; Step-Mother Deana Caffey, Four Sisters, Jody R Runte, Sarah Wright-Alvarado, Jamie Caffey, Martha Patterson; Brother, Stephen Pruett; Aunt Rhonda Farris . He is also survived by 7 nieces and 11 Nephews. He was preceded in death by his mother Connie Runte, Grandparents Joe and Donna Sausedo, Patricia Caffey and Darlene Taylor. There will be no public viewing, as cremation has taken place . Memorial Services will be held at a later date. Memorials are suggested to the Christopher Michael Runte Memorial Fund in care of the First National Bank of Liberal. To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Christopher Michael Runte please visit our Sympathy Store.