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Lorraine Messinger

October 3, 1951 December 15, 2021
Lorraine Messinger
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Obituary for Lorraine Messinger
Lorraine Messinger, 70, of rural Casey passed away on Wednesday, December 15, 2021. Visitation will be held from 4-7 P.M. on Monday, December 20th at the Johnson Family Funeral Home & Crematory in Stuart. Memorial service will be held at 10 A.M. on Tuesday, December 21st at the Guthrie Center United Methodist Church. Burial will be at the Glendon Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be directed to the Lorraine Messinger Memorial Fund. Online condolences may be left at

Lorraine was born on October 3, 1951 to Ralph and Emma Jane (Scott) Emerson. She grew up on the family farm south of Stuart. She attended Stuart schools and later moved to Alleman where she graduated from North Polk High School with the class of 1969. On April 7, 1973 she was united in marriage to David Messinger. To this union two children were born, Jodi and Bill. The couple lived in Menlo and on the farm outside of Menlo. Later they moved to their farm outside of Casey. She worked more than 20 years at EMC Insurance and later worked at Panorama Schools. Lorraine was a longtime member of the Menlo Legion Auxiliary and the Guthrie County Pork Producers.

In her spare time she enjoyed reading, scrapbooking, playing cards and slow-pitch softball. Most of all, she treasured time she was able to spend with her children and grandsons especially trips to Wyoming for Frontier Days.

She was preceded in death by her parents; sister and brother-in-law, Janet and Arnie Clifton; and son-in-law, Jeff Meiners.

She leaves behind her loving husband, David of Casey; children, Jodi Meiners of Carroll and Bill (Sarah) Messinger of Casey; grandsons: KC and Will Meiners and Calhoun Messinger; siblings: Carol (Jerome) Wilkinson, Jim Emerson and Jeanie (John) Wallace; and a host of extended family and friends that will miss her dearly.
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4:00 PM 12/20/2021 4:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 12/20/2021 7:00:00 PM
Johnson Family Funeral Home - Stuart

123 N.E. 2nd St
Stuart,, IA 50250

Johnson Family Funeral Home - Stuart
123 N.E. 2nd St Stuart, 50250 IA
United States





10:00 AM 12/21/2021 10:00:00 AM
Guthrie Center United Methodist Church

405 Prairie Street
Guthrie Center, IA 50115

Guthrie Center United Methodist Church
405 Prairie Street Guthrie Center 50115 IA
United States

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Glendon Cemetery Final Resting Place

Glendon Iowa
Glendon, IA 50164

Glendon Iowa Glendon 50164 IA
United States

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