Meryvn “Merv” Edward Asher (age 57) from Alpine Wy passed away peacefully, surrounded by family on September 3rd, 2021. He was a graduate of Star Valley High School in 1983. After a 2-year courtship he married his high school sweetheart, Gloria Garn, in 1984 and began a life together. On May 20th, 1986, they were sealed for time and all eternity in the Salt Lake Temple. They were blessed with 4 wonderful children: Cerra Asher (Tyler McCleave) of Alpine Wy, Mervyn “Mackey” Asher (Melissa Asher) of Star Valley Ranch Wy, Shaylee Schulte (Jake Schulte) of Kelly Wy, and Parker Asher (McKinley Asher) of Chubbuck ID. Merv is also survived by his 4 beautiful grandchildren who were his pride and joy. He was an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints where he served in many different callings and positions. May 1992 brought new adventures as he started a painting business where he served many in the Star Valley and Jackson Hole areas. Merv was a friend to anybody and everybody he met. He was an influencer and truly selfless man who loved to serve. He adored being with his family including outdoor activities such as hunting, fishing, camping, and riding his horse. The funeral service will be held on Saturday September 11th, 2021, at the Thayne Wy chapel of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints at 1:00. A viewing will be held Friday the 10th at the Schwab Funeral Home in Thayne Wy from 5-8 and again Saturday morning at the chapel from 11-12:45. The family would like to express gratitude to all those who have reached out and shared their love and support at this time.
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