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Eleanor Mae Messner

April 19, 1934 August 15, 2014
Eleanor Mae Messner
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Eleanor Mae Messner, 80, of Guthrie Center passed away on Friday, August 15, 2014 at the New Homestead in Guthrie Center. Graveside memorial service will be held at 3 PM on Saturday, August 23, 2014 at Bear Grove Cemetery near Guthrie Center. Online condolences may be left at

Eleanor was born April 19, 1934 to Lewis and Dorothy (Johnston) Messner at Bear Grove Township, Iowa. She attended Guthrie Center Schools and graduated from Guthrie Center High School. She lived in Bear Grove Township as a child and moved into Guthrie Center. She was a member of The Wesleyan Methodist Church in Guthrie Center. She was an excellent pianist playing many pieces by ear. She enjoyed drawing, painting pictures and collecting and dressing beautiful dolls. She loved walking down town. She was fond of many types of food especially: pizza, watermelon, candy and white popcorn.

She was preceded in death by her parents and three siblings in infancy.

She leaves behind to morn her passing her long-time friend: Carolyn Masters of Guthrie Center; cousins: Norma Putnam of Creston and Jessie Fritzsche of Sanborn; Wesleyan Church Family: Darlene Kinman of Guthrie Center, Eldon Dawson of Guthrie Center and Connie McPherson of Coon Rapids and a host of friends all of whom will miss her dearly.
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