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Allen D. Meyers (Al)
  • 56 years old
  • Date of birth: Feb 12, 1957
  • Place of birth:
    McCook, Nebraska, United States
  • Date of passing: Oct 19, 2013
Let the memory of Allen be with us forever.

This memorial website was created in memory of Allen D. Meyers, 56, born on February 12, 1957.  Al passed away on October 19, 2013. He was loved dearly and will be missed by all who knew him.

Allen's Celebration of Life Memorial Service was held on Saturday, May 24, 2014 at 4:00 PM at the Republican River Valley Event Center in McCook, Nebraska.  Approximately 100 people attended and celebrated his life by sharing stories, memories, tears, and laughter.  Pictures from the memorial service and the video eulogy have been posted to this site.  To access the video, click on the "Gallery Tab" and select "Video."  

Please feel free to leave a message below.  If you have a story to share, please click on the "Stories Tab" above. Please also feel free to share any pictures or videos you may have.  They can be submitted by clicking the "Gallery Tab" above.  Then select the appropriate media tab for uploading.

Thank you so much for taking the time to share your memories and love with his family and friends.  It is most appreciated!      

Memorial Tributes
This tribute was added by James Carlson on 19th October 2017

"Your passing was sudden and took us all by suprise.Iwill always have pleasant rememberences of my friend.Looking back it was an epiphany to me of how short life is and to make my days count. Thanks for everything, my friend."

This tribute was added by James Carlson on 24th November 2016

"I still think of Al often. My friend forever.Love you Jamie"

This tribute was added by James Carlson on 19th October 2014

"A year has passed since my friend's passing and I still find myself thinking of good times past and my inability to tell him how much he meant to me.I will always miss my friend and will try to make my days count for something.Bless you Jamie"

This tribute was added by m wilson on 16th October 2014

"Sorry to hear of allen's passing, jamie, been a long time woman, hope you'r doing okay,.."

This tribute was added by Gregory Vogt on 11th July 2014

"I never had the privilege of meeting Al but heard much about him from Jamie. I would have liked to have known him. I have great respect for Jamie and she adored him. To me, that says much about Al. Looking at the video and reading the other tributes, confirms my feeling that Al's passing is a great loss.
Greg Vogt"

This tribute was added by Alison deVille on 13th February 2014

"My husband and I met Al & Jamie on our honeymoon cruise (June 2009).  It was a chance meeting fairly early on in our 15 day cruise and it was truly a blessing.  Not only did we have the pleasure of your company for our trip, but sharing dinners and stories you two both inspired us so much.  The love that you two shared, the light, laughter and love brought to every situation was just amazing.  There were a few pieces of advice you both gave us on our honeymoon and we continue to strive to attain and maintain them....travel often, make sure you enjoy what you do for work, remember that your love for each other is what started it all and will carry you through all of the good and more challenging times.  I truly think it a testament to what an amazing man Al was and what a wonderful woman you are Jamie, that a random couple that met you on their honeymoon has stayed in contact.  We admired your marriage so much and I'm so glad we kept in touch.  The world is short one amazing man without Al, but his memory will stay within the hearts of so many.

Sending much love and aloha ~ Alison & Landon"

This tribute was added by James Carlson on 12th January 2014

"I will always miss my friend.Lots of good times and happy memories will be how I'll remember Al.His grin and laugh,his thirst for life,and his ability to not be scared to try something unknown or different.I will always be proud to say "He was my friend".Prayers  for Jamie,Ken,Ed,Diane,and families."

This tribute was added by Debbie Morton on 20th November 2013

"Jamie-although I only met you and Al last summer when you were purchasing your new home, I felt the love you shared.  I remember his sense of humor and would have like to get to know him better.  I sensed you were 'best' friends and have had a wonderful life full of adventure.  I am truly sad for your loss and wish you peace."

This tribute was added by Mi Ke on 12th November 2013

"Andrea and I are very sad to hear this news, we send condolences and best wishes your way.  I know Al was loved by many -- his grand spirit and positive energy will be remembered.  -Mike Petersen"

This tribute was added by jack keefe on 11th November 2013

"Dear Jamie:  Debi and I were shocked and so sorry to hear of Al's passing.  We loved receiving your wonderful Christmas letters every year. Al was a wonderful person and a great friend and will very missed.  Our hearts and prayers go out to you and your family and Al's family.  May God Bless Jack And Debi Keefe"

This tribute was added by Rita Pf on 9th November 2013

"Oh, Jamie! What sad news! I am so glad I had the privilege of meeting Al. He felt like a friend right away, so I know it is true that he never met a stranger. My heart goes out to you and your family. May you all be surrounded by the peace and comfort of your memories. -Rita Pfenninger"

This tribute was added by Jane Beck on 8th November 2013

"Aw, Jamie. I am so sorry to hear this. I am thinking of you and sending sincere condolences. May the many fond memories you hold carry you through these difficult days. Gather strength from your spirit within and those around you."

This tribute was added by Linda Hibberd on 6th November 2013

"Dearest Jamie, you are such a blessing to me and my heart hurts for you.  I'm not even sure if I've ever met Al over all these years but we've shared such wonderful stories of our families that I love him simply because of the role he played in your life.  My biggest prayer is that God will fill your heart with happy memories that always bring a smile to your face each time you think of Al"

This tribute was added by Ron Tompkins on 5th November 2013

"I was truly shocked to hear this unexpected news this morning from my sister. I was just home for Heritage Days and we yelled at Kenny at Norris Park and he came over and had a good long chat with my family. I got to know Al well at the Pizza Hut when we were in high school and became overnight friends. Al is an old soul and he will continue to live on for a good long time. My condolences."

This tribute was added by Danny Wang on 4th November 2013

"I am so sorry to hear of Al's passing . With deepest sympathy, please accept my condolences.
During the years I've known him, Al was a wonderful person and had great kindness, heart, and compassion towards everyone around him.
It was always a pleasure to work with him in Tesoro, Alaska.  
May he rest in peace,

This tribute was added by Kathy Morton on 3rd November 2013

I always looked forward to your Christmas letter with photos and tales of your travels with Al.  Though he is gone far too soon, the two of you made the most of every day. You are blessed with wonderful memories.  Thanks to your generous spirit for creating this website and sharing your precious photos of Al.  Kathy Morton"

This tribute was added by Patti MacDonald on 3rd November 2013

"Jamie, it is hard to find words to say at a time like this.  Please know that our prayers are with you and your family.  Find comfort in God's love and in the memories you and Al shared.  Our hearts are with you.  Patti and Murray"

This tribute was added by Gregg Felker on 2nd November 2013

"Jamie, our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. Our hearts go out to you on the loss of Al. May God give you comfort in the days ahead. Gregg & Lorre"

This tribute was added by Bradford Holst on 2nd November 2013

"I only knew Al from what friends told me but he must have been a great friend and husband to you Jamie.  So sorry for your loss and my prayers are with you always."

This tribute was added by Peter Brown on 1st November 2013

"I remember singing at Allen and Jamie's wedding. I was so honored that they asked me. I had recently become a Christian. The pastor put his arm around me and said, "Come on. Let's get these two married!"  It was a beautiful wedding."

This tribute was added by Yancey Hartzer on 1st November 2013

"We are so sorry about the loss of Al and want you to know that you are in our thoughts and prayers.  It looks and sounds like you have enjoyed very special times in your lives together and that is always a precious thing.  We will keep you in our thoughts Jamie."

This tribute was added by Sandy (Neuenschwander) Harms on 1st November 2013

"My thoughts & prayers for you & your family at this very difficult  time & the days to come.  May you find God's peace & love.  He will be with you all the way."

This tribute was added by Carol Grafel on 1st November 2013

"We have been thru many times together-----------best wishes Jamie---------------love you Al"

This tribute was added by Kevin Ziemann on 31st October 2013

"Al Meyers was the essence of COOL!  He was an incredible person, a gifted athlete and a man of many talents.  I truly regret not staying in close contact with him all those years after high school.  So many memories of mischief and good times.  His kind eyes, his warm smile and that laugh that would draw you in.  My sincerest condolences to Jamie, Ken, Kathy and extended families."

This tribute was added by Roy Deeds on 31st October 2013

"Jamie, my heart goes out to you--what a loss. I guess I knew Al as well as any uncle could--he was a great person. Some may not remember or know about his athletic accomplishments -- like his state-high ranking in football receptions. It made an uncle proud! He and brother Ken would beat up on North Platte and I would be the only NP fan in the stands cheering for McCook. We will miss him."

This tribute was added by Randy Koetter on 30th October 2013

"Hi Jamie, I was always a friend to the Meyers family. Ed, Ken and Al whom I had respect for each and every one of them, but Al was a role model for me, he inspired me to live life to the fullest. When I heard of his passing, I knew I would miss him as an individual. My heart is with you and your family at this time of sorrow. He will truly be missed dearly."

This tribute was added by Byron Wann on 30th October 2013

"When I heard this I was shocked, Al and I became freinds at WNTC 78 -79 and we worked together at Nelco, I thank him each day for the things he has done for me.  My heart is broken and I'm not sure what I should say but my prayers are with you Jamie.  Byron Wann"

This tribute was added by Dirt Dueland on 30th October 2013

"Jamie and Family.......Nice web page for Al.....All i can think is what Al left with the class of 76 and what a friend he was !!!!!"

This tribute was added by james Bond on 30th October 2013

"Jamie Ken and families   My prayers go out to you at this sad time Allen was a good caring person."

This tribute was added by Rayleen Rose-Messinger on 29th October 2013

"So very sorry for your loss. Praying for your family's strength to endure your loss.  Your memories will be your treasures, hold then close to your heart. He will be remembered. God Bless you all."

This tribute was added by Michael Hartwell on 29th October 2013

"Very Sorry to hear of the passing of Al, Jamie and Family. I remember Al very well, over many years. He was very funny, nice and a genuinely caring person, as all that new him were clearly aware. What a smile."

This tribute was added by Diane Lyons on 29th October 2013

"Al was a great classmate; one that all of us liked and respected.  He enjoyed life to the fullest, was always kind to others, and constantly had a smile on his face.  Hard to believe he's gone; everyone that knew him will definitely feel a void with his absence.  Thoughts and prayers to Jamie and all his family."

This tribute was added by Pat Howell on 29th October 2013

"Jamie, Ken & families.  My prayers go out to you all in your hour of need.  May God's hand be on you as you celebrate Allen's life.  Reading his obituary and looking at the pictures tell me that some things just don't change...Ken still looks the same today as he did with Allen and the love Jamie and Allen shared for many years obviously didn't change.  Obviously Al touched many lives."

This tribute was added by Pat Hagan on 29th October 2013

"My condolences go out to you and your family at this difficult time.  Al was a great guy and will be missed by many.   I will keep you in my prayers.  Pat Hagan"

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