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Father of Sally Messinger ’72 passed away

Posted by mcauleyhighschool on May 23, 2017

Joseph G. Messinger Obituary
Joseph G.
Joseph G. Messinger, 93, passed away on January 15, 2017 in Albuquerque, NM. Born in 1923 in Cleveland, OH to Joseph and Ruth Messinger, he grew up in Fremont, and attended Bowling Green State University before
enlisting in the Navy in 1943. He served as Photographer’s Mate Second Class in the Pacific. In 1947 he married
Loretta Smith of Gibsonburg, OH and they settled in Toledo, raising four children, Molly (Ridgley), Sally (Carney), Mary and Joe Jr. Joe worked his entire career as an Allstate Insurance agent.
He served as Treasurer of the Toledo Coin Club, volunteered for the Old Newsboys and was an antique dealer. Joe is survived by his children, grandchildren, great- grandchildren and sister, Bonnie Aten of Fremont.
Arrangements to be determined. Donations may be made to the Old Newsboys Goodfellows Association at P.O. Box 2032, Toledo, OH 43604.
As published in The Blade

Published in Toledo Blade on Jan. 22, 2017

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