Obituary for Evelyn Messer, 89

April 24,1928 To December 19,2017,

11:30 AM - 12:45 PM, Thursday, December 21, 2017 at Friemonth-Freese Funeral Home in Glasgow. Rosary at 11 AM.

Funeral Services
1 PM, Thursday, December 21, 2017 at St. Mary Catholic Church in Glasgow.

Washington Cemetery

St. Mary School or Church

Evelyn Messer passed away at Glasgow Gardens in Glasgow, MO, December 19, 2017. She was 89 years of age. Evelyn Fay Messer was born in Lisbon, MO, April 24, 1928, the daughter of Romie and Edris (Chipley) Robertson. She graduated from Glasgow High School in 1947. That same year, on August 9, Evelyn married the love of her life, Myrl Messer at St. Mary Church in Glasgow. Together they enjoyed 68 years of marriage. Myrl preceded her in death October 24, 2015. Evelyn worked as the head cook at Glasgow Schools from 1960-1982. She also held jobs at a local dress shop and grocery store in Glasgow. Evelyn stayed active within the Glasgow community. She volunteered her time at the senior center and the food pantry. She was a member of the quilting club, Daughters of Isabella and St. Mary Church. She is survived by two sons, Gerald (Valerie) Messer of Glasgow, and Ron (Sandy) Messer of Osage Beach, MO; six grandchildren, Amanda (Carl) Meyer, Matthew (Tammy) Wilkerson, Marcia Messer, Travis Messer, Amy Dampier, and Phillip Perry; six great-grandchildren, Christina Aholt, Casey Aholt, Samuel Wilkerson, Kiley Dampier, Emma Dampier and Gunner Dampier; sister-in-law, Martha (Kyle) Worley of Minneapolis, MN. In addition to her parents and husband, Evelyn was preceded in death by two brothers, Clifford and Cecil Robertson. A Mass of Christian Burial will be 1 PM, Thursday, December 21, 2017 at St. Mary Catholic Church in Glasgow, with Fr. Paul Hartley officiating. Visitation is 11:30 AM to 12:45 PM before the service at Friemonth-Freese Funeral Home in Glasgow. Rosary will take place at 11 AM before the visitation, by the Daughters of Isabella. Burial will follow the service at Washington Cemetery in Glasgow. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to St. Mary School or Church, in care of the funeral home.