David Daniel Zier (Dan) went to be with his Lord and Savior on October 2, 2018. He was born July 29, 1937 in Bridger to parents Katherine (Reichert) and Henry Zier immigrants from Dietel, Russia. He was baptized January 1, 1938. Dan was the 12th of 13 children. He went 12 years of schooling to Bridger School, where he graduated in 1956. He met Betty Jean Parker in first grade. On September 12, 1957 he and Jean Parker were joined in marriage. Dan loved the Lord, his family, his horses and his cows. He began working in the oil fields early on, but quickly turned to ranching full-time. He grew sugar beets in Powell, and ranched in Roberts. Dan ranched his whole life, both in Wyoming and Montana. Dan enjoyed finding a good bargain at auctions. He had reserve #44 at the Musser Brothers. He loved hunting and fishing trips in the Beartooths. Dan was preceded in death by his father and mother, his siblings Lizzie Bird Town, Amelia Zier, Fred Zier, Kay Lazard, Louise Sekora, and Clare Marchessani. He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Jean, daugher Dana Zier (Chris Konz) and children Parker, Matthew, Margaret and Regan; son Christopher (Sue) Zier and their children Emily, Jessy, and Izaack; daughter Peggy (Steve) Gannon, and their children Paige, Marissa,Leah and Steven, and four great-grandchildren, Mya, Theodore, Piper and Abby; Siblings George Zier, Lydia (Connie) Kercher, Lillian Wood, Dorothy Strickland, Eva "Bubbles" Picket, Richard Zier, and numerous nieces and nephews.
Please dedicate memorials to Immanuel Lutheran Church in Powell, WY or St. Paul Lutheran Church in Bridger, MT.
Funeral will be at Immanuel Lutheran Church 675 Ave. D.,luncheon immediately following services at in Powell, WY, Monday October 8, at 11:00am.
Internment at Bridger Cementary at 2:00pm, fellowship following at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 305 Pryor, Bridger, MT.