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The Meike Bunkhouse

Meike Bunkhouse Sign

      Conceived as a resource to enable older members of the community to remain close to friends and family well past retirement, the Meike Bunkhouse senior housing center was envisioned by Anna (Meike) Patrick as a memorial to her parents (Emil and Emma Meike) and as a symbol of the Meike Family's longtime devotion to the Kaycee area.  Upon Anna's passing in the fall of 2008 at the age of ninety-nine, her nephews Don and Peto assumed the lead in spearheading the effort to bring Anna's vision to reality.

Crow and Loie Gordon
Crow and Loie Gordon

    This twelve-unit complex was completed in 2010 largely through an endowment from Anna's estate (via the Meike Family Foundation) and generous contributions from the Meike Family, the Crow and Loie Gordon family, Key Trucking, Inc., and numerous other local families and businesses. Special recognition for success of the endeavor is also due to past and present administrators and members of the board of directors including Karen Davis, Sandy Dixon, Julie Haines, Dwayne Christiansen, Alan Streeter, and Carol Buckingham.

     Units are available with either one bedroom or two, and conveniences include radiant heat and shared laundry and jaccuzzi.  For more information, call the Bunkhouse office at (307)738-2313 to speak with Carol Buckingham, Manager.

 
Ground breaking in 2009
(Photo courtesy of the Kaycee Voice)
  
Street view
  
NW corner
  
Main hall featuring veritable museum of local history photos
  
The Commons
  
Floorplan