Obituary for Dr. Jason E. Meiring
Brother of Laura Dempsey, OFDA Member Services Coordinator
Dr. Jason E. Meiring
Date Of Birth: 08/18/1976
Date of Death: 12/15/2017
Dr. Jason E. Meiring, 41, died Friday, December 15, 2017, at his home in Beaverton, Oregon. He was born August 18, 1976 in Dayton, Ohio, to Richard and Barbara Rheuble Meiring. His pre-college years were spent in Fort Recovery, Ohio where Jason was an excellent student and participated in marching band, golf and cross country. Jason received a Bachelor’s degree in Microelectronic Engineering from Rochester Institute of Technology in 2000 and a PhD in Chemical Engineering from the University of Texas Austin in 2005. Jason was a Process Modeling & Software Development Engineer for IBM from 2006 – 2014. In 2015 he joined Mentor Graphics of Wilsonville, Oregon as a Senior Software Engineer.
Survivors include his wife Heather (Johnson) Meiring whom he married June 19, 2004; two sons, Austin and Jonathan, and daughter, Ellen of Beaverton, Oregon: his parents Dr. Richard and Barbara Meiring of Starkville, Mississippi; two sisters, Allison (Joshua) Alexander of New York, New York and Laura (Tommie) Dempsey of Marysville, Ohio; two nephews and one niece. He is preceded in death by his grandparents.
Viewing will be from 2:30 – 4:30 PM, PST on Thursday, December 21, 2018 at Springer and Son Aloha Funeral Home in Beaverton, Oregon.
Memorial donations can be made in Jason's memory to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.