Ronald Messer

ROCHELLE — Ronald J. Messer, 74, passed away Friday, July 12, 2019 in his home.

Ron was born on Aug. 31, 1944 to Leo and Vivian (Landis) Messer in Rochelle. He married Carol Johnson on Feb. 15, 1974 in Rochelle.
Ron is survived by his wife of 45 years, Carol, of Rochelle; three children, Michael (Sandra Orozco) Messer of Walterboro, South Carolina, Michelle (Mike) Moroney of Rochelle and Jennifer Hill of Burlington, Wisconsin; brother, Melvin (Judy) Messer of Rochelle; nine grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
The visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. on Monday, July 15 at the Unger-Horner Funeral Home, 400 N. Sixth St., Rochelle. The funeral will follow at 11 a.m. with Chaplain Judy Williams officiating.  Burial will be at Ashton Cemetery in Ashton. A memorial will be established.  
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