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John R. Messner Jr.

January 30, 1930 February 19, 2018
John R.  Messner Jr.
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Obituary for John R. Messner Jr.

John R. “Bob” Messner, Jr., 88, of Oak Park, IL died at 11:15 a.m., Monday, February 19, 2018 in Fair Oaks Nursing Home.

Born January 30, 1930 in Downers Grove, IL, the son of Mr. and Mrs. John R. and Naomi Louise (Replinger) Messner, Sr. He graduated with high honors from the University of Illinois with a Bachelor's of Science degree. Bob was employed as an architect by Skidmore Owings & Merrill, as well as the Container Corporation of America. He was a veteran of the Korean Conflict serving in the U.S Army.

The family would like to thank the staff of Oak Park Arms as well as the staff at Fair Oaks Nursing Home.

Survivors include daughter Cathy Lynn Messner; sister Joan Kidney; nieces Mary Lou Dekeyser and Nancy Peka and nephews Bob Kidney and Chuck Kidney. He was preceded in death by his parents and son John David Messner.

Cremation Rites to be Accorded. McCorkle Funeral Home – Rockton Chapel, 767 N. Blackhawk Blvd., Rockton, IL assisted the family.

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