Rita R. Messer, 70, Silver Lake, passed away Friday, Aug. 12, 2016 at her home.
She was born on April 29, 1946 in Marion to Roscoe and Jeanette Sines.
She grew up in Marion, graduated in 1964 from Marion High School, and lived in California for 24 years until moving to Silver Lake in 2005. She was married Sept. 3, 1965 in Marion, to Adrian Messer Jr. who survives and retired from the Insurance Industry in California.
She is survived by her husband: Adrian Messer Jr., Silver Lake; daughter: Melina (Charlie) Vargas, California; son: Adrian Steven (Stephanie) Messer, California; four grandchildren; and two great grandchildren; her sister: Toni Decker, Elkhart.
She was preceded in death by her parents and sister, Edwina Hayes.
No services are planned at this time. Cremation Services of Kosciusko County, 4356 N. St. Rd 15, Warsaw, is in charge of all arrangements.
Preferred memorials may be given to the donor’s choice. To send condolences to the family in Mrs. Messer’s memory please visit www.cremationserviceskc.com