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Joe Messmann

December 1, 1951 — December 25, 2021

Joe Messmann

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Joe Messmann, 70, of Antwerp, passed away Saturday, December 25, 2021, at Lutheran Hospital, Ft. Wayne, Indiana

Joe was born in Ft. Wayne, Indiana on December 1, 1951, a son of Myrtle Rekeweg (Saurer) & the late Glenn Messmann.

He worked at Paragon for 34 years. Joe was a big sports fan. He was an avid San Francisco Giants fan and spent many Sundays rooting on the Chicago Bears. Most of all, he loved cheering on his grandkids in all they did.

Joe will be sadly missed by his wife, Linda; children, April (Mike) Krouse, Andrew (Tammy) Messmann, & Abigail (Ben) Clem; mother, Myrtle Rekeweg; siblings, Joy Messmann, Margie (Dan) Gordon, & Marsha (Mike) Rohrs; & grandchildren, Luke, Lydia, Faith, & Hailey.

He was also preceded in death by his brother, Richard Messmann.

Viewing is Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2021, from 4-8 PM, at Dooley Funeral Home, 202 W River St, Antwerp, Ohio 45813.

Service is Thursday, Dec. 30, 2021, at 10:30 AM with viewing one hour prior at Mt Calvary Lutheran Church, 3497 County Rd 424, Antwerp, OH 45813.

Guests must wear nose and mouth covering masks at all times, maintain social distancing, and refrain from contact to keep everyone safe while participating in his viewing and funeral service.

He will be laid to rest at Maumee Cemetery

Memorials are to Mt Calvary Lutheran Church or Worship Anew, 5 Martin Luther Dr, Fort Wayne, IN 46825.

Fond memories may be shared at dooleyfuneralhome.com.

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Viewing

Wednesday, December 29, 2021

4:00 - 8:00pm (Eastern time)

Dooley Funeral Home Antwerp

202 W River St, Antwerp, OH 45813

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Viewing

Thursday, December 30, 2021

9:30 - 10:30am (Eastern time)

Mount Calvary Lutheran Church

3497 County Rd 424, Antwerp, OH 45813

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Funeral Service

Thursday, December 30, 2021

Starts at 10:30am (Eastern time)

Mount Calvary Lutheran Church

3497 County Rd 424, Antwerp, OH 45813

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