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David Tryon

David Tryon, age 68, of Carrington, formerly of Washburn, ND, passed away on Thursday, September 16, 2021 at CHI St. Alexius, Carrington, ND.

David Allen Tryon was born on March 21, 1953 to Magdalena (Hagerman) Tryon and William Tryon in La Crosse, Kansas.  He was raised on the family farm and in the Hope Lutheran Church in Rush Center, KS.  He attended school at District 24 County School and in Alexander, KS.  He married Judy Zimmerman on October 12th, 1978.  They had three children, Jason, Jeremy and Mandy.  They were married for 7 years until Judy’s passing on January 17, 1985. 

David worked for the City of Hays and Rush County both in Kansas.  He moved to North Dakota about 20 years ago.  David enjoyed fishing and hunting.  He was an avid Kansas Jay Hawker and Kansas City Chiefs fan.

He is survived by his three children, oldest son Jason Tryon (daughter Faith Mead), Hays, KS, youngest son Jeremy Tryon (son Kaden Tryon), Hays, KS, daughter Mandy (Tryon) Ehrlich (husband Daniel Ehrlich and son Gage Ehrlich), Hays, KS, brothers, Robert (Betty) Tryon, Liebenthal, KS and William “Bill” (Lucy) Tryon, Washburn, ND and nieces and nephews.

David is preceded in death by his parents, his wife Judy (Zimmerman) Tryon, three sisters, Norma Stieben, Nancy Livengood and Donna Harris, a niece Lori Newell and a great nephew Ian Tryon-Anderson.

In lieu of flowers, please send memorials to McLean County Sheriff’s Office, Canine-9 Unit, Washburn, ND or Golden Acres Manor, Carrington, ND.

There will be no services at this time and David’s burial will be held at the St. Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery, Hays, KS at a later date.

Posted Condolences:


  1. Jason Jeremy and Mandy I (cousin on your dad’s side) am so sorry for your fathers passing. My heart is with all of you. He was a great man.

  2. My Uncle Dave was a great man he was very funny very loving to everyone you will be missed a lot and now he can be rest in peace to be with his wife Aunt Judy

  3. Dear, Dad
    I wish u could have stayed close to us kids that u helped create with our mother Judy Tryon (Zimmerman) but instead u chose to be away from us still to this day I have no clue why u abandoned us but maybe thats something u will be able to answer one day when I see you again in my journey into heaven I know u got to see our mother Judy that is so missed by us kids and family members that she had left behind due to a blood clot I just hope u told her that she is missed dearly and she is still talked about today please treat our mother with respect and apologize to her for your actions towards her the night before she was taken from us Dad please be there for us kids in prayer and please help me in my struggles that u never had to be a part of cause u were living a life of Depression thinking that us kids would not accept u for u but to tell u the truth we would accept u cause u are our Dad but I just want u to know Michael William Brown and Grandpa Jerry Zimmerman is our Father the reason I say this is cause he showed us the ways of life I wish u could have been the one to teach us but God wanted it the way it was I only hope and pray that u tell my mother about her 4 beautiful grand children even though u didn’t get to meet them in person Love You Always and Forever Your Son JEREMY JOSEPH TRYON


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