Ruby C. Messmer, 83, St. AnthonyJanuary 28, 2019
Ruby C. Messmer, 83, of St. Anthony passed away Saturday, January 26, 2019, at Gibson General Hospital in Princeton.
Ruby was born March 6, 1935, In Stendal to Emil and Hilda (Nuhring) Sollman. She married William “Bill” Messmer on September 17, 1955, in St. Anthony Catholic Church. Bill preceded her in death on June 12, 2010.
Ruby was retired from Kimball Electronics.
She enjoyed flower gardening and crocheting.
Ruby was a member of St. Anthony Catholic Church and the V.F.W. Auxiliary and St. Anthony Legion Auxiliary where she was a past president.
Ruby is survived by three daughters, Marlene (Gordon) Gentry of St. Anthony, Idonna (David) Fox of Somerville and Sheila (Steve) Peck of Pocahontas, Illinois; one son, Nicholas “Nick” Messmer of St. Anthony; one brother, David Sollman of Velpen; a daughter-in-law, Mary Jo Messmer of Huntingburg; 15 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.
Ruby was preceded in death by her husband, Bill; a son, David Messmer; a brother, Paul Sollman ;and a grandson, Nicky V. Messmer.
Funeral services will be Thursday at 10 a.m. in St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church in St. Anthony. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Visitation will be Wednesday from 4 to 8 p.m. at Becher Funeral Home in Ferdinand and Thursday at the church from 9 a.m. until time of services.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Anthony of Padua Church Cemetery Fund or St. Peters Cemetery Fund in Stendal.
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