Montrose resident Douglas Meyer died Nov. 25, 2017, at Horizons Care Center in Eckert. He was 70.
He was born on Dec. 7, 1946, outside of Buffalo, N.Y., to Ernest and Virginia Meyer.
On Sept. 10, 1984, he married Charlene Quick in Colorado Springs. They shared 25 years of married before her death in September 2009.
Mr. Meyer worked for the Job Corps in the 1960s and early 1970s. He worked for Schlage Lock Company in California before transferring to Security, where he worked in metal plating for 17 years. He lived in California and Colorado and settled in Montrose 22 years ago.
Mr. Asher enjoyed relaxing with a cup of coffee, chatting and spending time with his animals.
He is survived by his daughter from his first marriage, Laura Rojas of Anaheim, Calif.; six stepchildren, Barbara Pederson of Pampa, Texas, Carol Erbele of Radcliff, Ky., Suzanne Quick of Fort Collins, Nancy Durham of Pampa, Texas, Danny Quick of Prescott, Ariz., and Dianna DiGregorio of Victor; sisters, Patricia Rice of Mesa, Ariz., Sharon Hartel of Hamburg, N.Y., Virginia Martin of Mesa, Ariz.; brothers, James Meyer of Dayton, Nev., and Robert Meyer of Orange, Calif.; his mother-in-law, Phyllis Karschner of Plymouth, Calif.; 17 grandchildren; and extended family.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Charlene Meyer; his parents; two brothers, Michael Meyer and Jeffrey Meyer; and two stepgrandsons, Earnest (Ricky) and Stephen.
Memorial contributions may be made to Montrose Animal Shelter.
Taylor Funeral Service and Crematory is handling the arrangements.
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On Dec. 4 Delta County Commissioners Doug Atchley, Mark Roeber and Don Suppes denied the application of Paonia Holdings, LLC for a change of land use for the property at 41322 Highway 133, with an adjacent residence at 41402 Highway 133 and an ancillary property at 16180 Stevens Gulch Road.
The property is owned by Bowie Resources, LLC, and was formerly used as a coal load-out site.