Meryl M. Keding was born on June 1, 1933 to Erwin and Hilda (Schumaker) Keding at Dayton, Iowa. Grew up in Iowa before moving to Woodward, Oklahoma. Meryl later made his home in Buffalo, Oklahoma where he built portable storage building, for many years before, he sold the Keding business and retired to a slower life style. Meryl was preceded in dead by his parents, 2 brothers, and 1 sister. Meryl left his earthly home on May 21, 2018 in Alva, Oklahoma, he is survived by Marie Turner and David Turner both of Buffalo, Oklahoma, Meryl’s children, and grandchildren; other relatives and friends.