Marie Messmer, 96 years old, passed away in her family home on July 19, 2022. She was born in Ashcroft BC on April 18, 1926 to parents David “Sonny” and Alice McConnell. She is preceded in death by her husband Earl Messmer and daughter in-law Corinne Messmer. Marie is survived by her children and their spouses, Mitchell Messmer and Patty Thomson, Dean and Nikki Messmer, Arlen Messmer and Lorraine Lepine, Andrea and Jeff Delwo, and Linda Messmer; grandchildren Ayren, Amber, Nicolas, Sidney and Branden Messmer.

Marie was an avid gardener, maintaining a beautiful yard and veggie garden while raising her children and working full time for various garden shops in Kamloops.

A special thanks to Sandra Fuoco for the last 10 years, allowing Mom to be able to stay in her family home.

A Celebration of her Life will be held at a later date.

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4 Tributes

  1. Barb and Ern Goddard
    Posted July 30, 2022 at 2:34 pm | Permalink

    Sending much love to the family. Cherish the beautiful memories of your Mom. Marie was a wonderful person. Our thoughts are with you at the difficult time. Take care

  2. Sheri McConnell
    Posted August 5, 2022 at 11:28 am | Permalink

    You all are in my thoughts – sending love and hugs your way!

    Lots of love,
    Sheri xoxo

  3. Kathy Danchuk
    Posted August 7, 2022 at 2:13 pm | Permalink

    My condolences Andrea. I will always be grateful to your Mom for she put me, and my horse Ali, in touch with you. She was always so gracious and kind. May she be in your heart forever.

  4. Charlene Luedke
    Posted August 12, 2022 at 3:18 pm | Permalink

    Sending our deepest heartfelt condolences to you all. It was a true pleasure growing up with you and my Auntie Sis, your beloved mother was my idol. She remains in my heart and thoughts always. ❤️

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