Wilmer Messer

January 7, 1936 ~ December 4, 2019 (age 83)


83 year old, Wilmer Messer, of San Pierre, passed away December 4, 2019 at his home with his loving family around him.

On January 7, 1936, Wilmer was born in Elmrock, Kentucky to Malcum and Sophia (Dobson) Messer. On October 29, 1960, Wilmer married the love of his life, Helen Messer. Wilmer was an Overhead Crane Mechanic at US Steel. He liked to garden and watch his hummingbirds. He was always checking the weather, so he could swing on the porch. He used to ride his bicycle around the yard and neighborhood.

Wilmer is survived by his loving family: wife: Helen, children: Annette (Joe) Short, Trish (Jerry) Patterson, and daughter-in-law: Michelle Messer, 12 grandchildren, 19+ grandchildren.

Wilmer was preceded in death by his parents: Malcum & Sophia, son: Wilmer Jr., and brother: Paul Messer.

Friends are invited to visit with the family from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. (noon - CST) on Saturday, December 7, 2019, at the Oak Grove Primitive Baptist Church. Services for Wilmer will take place at the church at noon (CST), with Pastor Thurman Ritchie officiating. Interment will follow at the Oak Grove Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Oak Grove Primitive Baptist Church.

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December 7, 2019

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Oak Grove Primitive Baptist Church (Rensselaer, Indiana)

Funeral Service
December 7, 2019

12:00 PM
Oak Grove Primitive Baptist Church (Rensselaer, Indiana)

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