William Gust Ryden

William Gust Ryden

<p>William Gust Ryden Jr., 84 of Grand Junction, CO passed away on May 28, 2020.&nbsp; He is survived by 5 children: Scott Ryden (Barb Justice), John Ryden (Lynne), Vicki Fitzgerald (Scott), Jana Edwards and Dale Ryden (Laura); 8 Grandchildren: Jennifer Eng, Brie Ryden, Wendi Bennett, Sarah Nisley, Michael Edwards, Kaitlyn Fitzgerald, Stephanie Dimmick and Shawn Ryden; and 10 great-grandchildren: Dylan Eng, Ryan Eng, Morgan Bennett, Kendall Bennett, Harper Zellner,Jaxon Hyde,Jackson Nisley, Shyloh Dimmick, Kenny Dimmick, Rylan Dimmick.&nbsp; He is preceded in death by his parents William and Daila Ryden, and beloved wife LeeAnn.&nbsp; William was born April 16, 1936 in New Castle, CO.&nbsp; He grew up on a cattle ranch near New Castle.&nbsp; After High School, he attended Colorado A&amp;M.&nbsp; He joined the United States Marine Corps, serving from 1956-1959 attaining the rank of Lance Corporal.&nbsp; He married his wife LeeAnn in November 1959 and spent the next 53 years together.&nbsp; William was a land surveyor for 47 years.&nbsp; He was a loving and devoted husband, father and grandfather.&nbsp; He was very proud of his cowboy, Native American and Marine Corps heritage.&nbsp; He loved coaching and watching baseball and the Denver Broncos.&nbsp; He instilled .his kids and grandkids a very strong sense of family.&nbsp; He will remain forever in our hearts</p>
April 16, 1936 - May 28, 202004/16/193605/28/2020
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William Gust Ryden Jr., 84 of Grand Junction, CO passed away on May 28, 2020.  He is survived by 5 children: Scott Ryden (Barb Justice), John Ryden (Lynne), Vicki Fitzgerald (Scott), Jana Edwards and Dale Ryden (Laura); 8 Grandchildren: Jennifer Eng, Brie Ryden, Wendi Bennett, Sarah Nisley, Michael Edwards, Kaitlyn Fitzgerald, Stephanie Dimmick and Shawn Ryden; and 10 great-grandchildren: Dylan Eng, Ryan Eng, Morgan Bennett, Kendall Bennett, Harper Zellner,Jaxon Hyde,Jackson Nisley,...

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