In memory of
David Ernest (Dave) Meyring
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In memory of
David Ernest (Dave) Meyring
David "Dave" Ernest Meyring, 67, of Walden, CO, passed away on Wednesday, February 25, 2009 at North Colorado Medical Center. He was born April 16, 1941 in North Park, CO to Oliver and Ruth (Coyte) Meyring. Dave died as the result of a horse accident. Dave lived in North Park his entire life. He graduated from North Park High School, attended Northeastern Jr. College in Sterling and graduated from Colorado State University with a degree in Farm and Ranch Management where he was in the Farm House fraternity and served as president. Dave married Marinan Henry in 1968 in Brighton. He later married Kay Ritschard Kayser on August 21, 1991 at Coyte Ranch in Walden. Dave worked with his dad and two brothers at Meyring Livestock until 1986. He owned and operated Spicer ranches while residing at the Coyte Ranch where they raised commercial cattle, Percheron horses and hay. It has been said that "Dave could move water to places that people didn't think water could be moved, with only a shovel." He enjoyed feeding cattle with a team of horses his entire life. Dave showed many pens of cattle along with his brothers at the National Western Stockshow. He enjoyed team roping, hosting the annual Great Divide Triple Header Roping, ranch rodeos and spending time with his family. Dave was a member of the North Park Stock Growers Association, Colorado Cattlemen's Association, National Cattlemen's Association, AQHA, USTRC, Percheron Horse Association, Colorado Water Conservation Board of which he was chairperson for 12 years being appointed by the Governor, Jackson County Round Table, Jackson County Planning Board Chairperson for over 35 years, Director of the Jackson Water Conservancy District, North Platte Soil Conservation District Board, North Platte Basin Round Table, North Park Sage Grouse Working Group, Jackson County Republican chairperson and Precinct committee person, and member of National Western Stockshow. He is survived by his wife, Kay Meyring of Walden; son, Coy Meyring and wife, Leslie, of Amarillo, TX; daughter, Becky Meyring of Eaton; stepson, Fred Kayser and wife, Heather, of Galeton; stepdaughter, Jody and husband, Marty McMillen, of Lodgepole, NE; brothers, Jerry Meyring and wife, Nancy of Alliance, NE and Danny Meyring and wife, Lucy, of North Park; and grandchildren, Myles, Mattie Ruth and Jack Meyring of Amarillo, TX, Kylie, Ridge and Tripp Kayser of Galeton, and Wyatt and Taya McMillen of Lodgepole, NE. He was preceded in death by his parents. A Celebration of Dave's life will be at 12:00 p.m., Monday, March 2, 2009 at Wattenburg Center, Walden, CO. Private burial will be at the Coyte Ranch. Memorials may be made to the Colorado Cattlemen's Endowment Trust, North Park Community Church or the North Park Medical Center in care of Allnutt Funeral Service, 702 13th Street, Greeley, CO.
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In memory of
David Ernest (Dave) Meyring
David "Dave" Ernest Meyring, 67, of Walden, CO, passed away on Wednesday, February 25, 2009 at North Colorado Medical Center. He was born April 16, 1941 in North Park, CO to Oliver and Ruth (Coyte) Meyring. Dave died as the result of a horse accident. Dave lived in North Park his entire life. He graduated from North Park High School, attended Northeastern Jr. College in Sterling and graduated from Colorado State University with a degree in Farm and Ranch Management where he was in the Farm House fraternity and served as president. Dave married Marinan Henry in 1968 in Brighton. He later married Kay Ritschard Kayser on August 21, 1991 at Coyte Ranch in Walden. Dave worked with his dad and two brothers at Meyring Livestock until 1986. He owned and operated Spicer ranches while residing at the Coyte Ranch where they raised commercial cattle, Percheron horses and hay. It has been said that "Dave could move water to places that people didn't think water could be moved, with only a shovel." He enjoyed feeding cattle with a team of horses his entire life. Dave showed many pens of cattle along with his brothers at the National Western Stockshow. He enjoyed team roping, hosting the annual Great Divide Triple Header Roping, ranch rodeos and spending time with his family. Dave was a member of the North Park Stock Growers Association, Colorado Cattlemen's Association, National Cattlemen's Association, AQHA, USTRC, Percheron Horse Association, Colorado Water Conservation Board of which he was chairperson for 12 years being appointed by the Governor, Jackson County Round Table, Jackson County Planning Board Chairperson for over 35 years, Director of the Jackson Water Conservancy District, North Platte Soil Conservation District Board, North Platte Basin Round Table, North Park Sage Grouse Working Group, Jackson County Republican chairperson and Precinct committee person, and member of National Western Stockshow. He is survived by his wife, Kay Meyring of Walden; son, Coy Meyring and wife, Leslie, of Amarillo, TX; daughter, Becky Meyring of Eaton; stepson, Fred Kayser and wife, Heather, of Galeton; stepdaughter, Jody and husband, Marty McMillen, of Lodgepole, NE; brothers, Jerry Meyring and wife, Nancy of Alliance, NE and Danny Meyring and wife, Lucy, of North Park; and grandchildren, Myles, Mattie Ruth and Jack Meyring of Amarillo, TX, Kylie, Ridge and Tripp Kayser of Galeton, and Wyatt and Taya McMillen of Lodgepole, NE. He was preceded in death by his parents. A Celebration of Dave's life will be at 12:00 p.m., Monday, March 2, 2009 at Wattenburg Center, Walden, CO. Private burial will be at the Coyte Ranch. Memorials may be made to the Colorado Cattlemen's Endowment Trust, North Park Community Church or the North Park Medical Center in care of Allnutt Funeral Service, 702 13th Street, Greeley, CO.
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Eaton, CO 80615
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