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Jackie Messman Balser

d. January 4, 2012

Jackie Messman Balser

Jacqueline S. Balser, 59, of Antwerp, passed away Wednesday, January 4, 2012.

Jackie was born in Fort Wayne on May 19, 1952, a daughter of the late Lucille (Frane) and Edwin  Messman.

She was a  secretary at Woodburn Diamond Die and a member of Antwerp United Methodist Church.

In 2007 she married Jerry Balser.

Jackie will be sadly missed by her husband, Jerry; children, Eric (Denise) Reeb of Antwerp, Sara (James) Maxwell of Fort Wayne & Jenna (Craig McDaniel) Lichty of Monroeville; step children, Wade (Melissa) Balser of Cleveland & Sheila (John) Hilton of Antwerp; siblings, Larry Messman of Monroeville, Joyce Copsey, Joan Murlin & Judy Hunt all of Antwerp, Janet Palmer of Woodburn, Janelle Messman of New Haven, Jeanne Worden of Auburn & Gary Messman of New Haven; 4 grandchildren & 5 step grandchildren.

She is also preceded in death by her brothers, Donnie & Wayne.

Viewing is Saturday, 4 to 6 pm at Dooley Funeral Home, 202 W. River Street, Antwerp.

Service are private.

Memorials are to  Woodburn Children's Home or Visiting Nurse and Hospice Home.

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Past Services


Saturday, January 7, 2012

4:00 - 6:00pm (Eastern time)

Antwerp United Methodist Church

202 E River St, Antwerp, OH 45813

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