Jean E. Messler

Jean E. Messler, 94, of Fort Wayne, IN, and formerly of Huntington, IN,died Sunday, May 12, 2019, at Coventry Meadows in Fort Wayne.

Mrs. Messler was a 1943 graduate of Huntington Township School.  She worked in personnel and sales at Essex in Fort Wayne for more than 15 years.   She was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church, Huntington.

She was born Dec. 12, 1924, in Huntington to Henry and Minnie Mauger.  She married Loyal Edward “Buss” Messler in February 1943, and he preceded her in death on Oct.18, 2004.   

Survivors include a son, Terry Messler, of Fort Wayne; two grandchildren, Marla Bussard and Nathan (Kristin) Messler; and five great-grandchildren.

Calling is Friday, May 31, 2019, from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. at McElhaney-Hart Funeral Home, 715 N. Jefferson St., Huntington.  A memorial service will be held immediately following at 5 p.m., with Rev. Steven McPeek officiating. Burial will be held at a later date at Star of Hope Cemetery, Huntington.

Memorials are to Trinity United Methodist Church, in care of McElhaney-Hart Funeral Home, 715 N. Jefferson St., Huntington IN   46750.

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