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Donna Kay Messer

March 11, 1943 — August 24, 2022

Lima, Ohio

Donna Kay Messer, 79, passed away at 8:20 p.m. on Wednesday, August 24, 2022, at Homestead Assisted Living at Towne Center Blvd., Van Wert Ohio.

Donna was born on March 11, 1943 in Lima , Ohio, to Carl and Edna (Waggoner) Main.

Donna was a 1961 Lima Senior High graduate and an OSU graduate. She retired as a teacher with the Lima City Schools, mostly at Horace Mann.  Donna was a member of Eagles Aerie #370 and enjoyed playing cards and going to different casinos and cruises. She had a home in Winter Haven, FL where she lived during the winter. Donna was also a cancer survivor.

She is survived by her sister Charlotte (Herb) Wagner of Lima; a brother-in-law David Moody of Lima; nieces and nephews Dawn (Jeff Staschiak) Wagner, Chad (Jamie) Wagner, Cindy (Cliff) Barber, and Wade Moody; great-nieces and nephews, Lindsey, Lexi, Jacob, Bode, Stephanie, Kevin Jaden, and Ty.

She was preceded in death by her parents, and her sister, Cheryl Moody; her beloved dog “Kiki”, and her former husband Marvin Messer.

The family will receive friends from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, August 30, 2022 at Chamberlain-Huckeriede Funeral Home, Lima, Ohio.  A funeral service will begin at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, August 31, 2022 at the funeral home.  Pastor Ted Bible will officiate.  Burial will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery, Lima.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society.

Arrangements handled by Chamberlain-Huckeriede Funeral Home.  Condolences may be expressed at www.chamberlainhuckeriede.com.

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Visitation

Tuesday, August 30, 2022

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Chamberlain-Huckeriede Funeral Home

920 North Cable Road, Lima, OH 45805

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, August 31, 2022

Starts at 10:00 am (Eastern time)

Chamberlain-Huckeriede Funeral Home

920 North Cable Road, Lima, OH 45805

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