Helen E. (Archer) Messersmith, 87, formerly of Fort Branch, IN, passed away on Saturday, Feb. 14, 2004 at the Franklin United Methodist Home in Franklin, IN.
Helen was the wife of the
late MurlMessersmith who
passed away in 2003.
She was born on October 23, 1916 in Princeton, IN to the late David F. and Elizabeth (Gray) Archer.
She was a member of the 1st
Presbyterian Church in Princeton, and the Fort Branch Order of the Eastern Star. Helen
was a graduate from OaklandCityCollege and was a teacher at the Princeton, FortBranch, Haubstadt and OakHillSchools.
She is survived by 1 son and
1 daughter, Jan Messersmith of Cove, Oregon, and Sara Lu Wasmuth of
Columbus, IN. Also surviving are 4 grandchildren
and 4 great grandchildren.
Graveside services for Helen
will be conducted on Thursday, Feb. 19, 2004 at at the OddFellowsCemetery in Francisco, IN.
Friends may call for
visitation from until on Wednesday, Feb, 18, 2004 at the Stodghill Funeral
Home located on Hwy. 168 West in Fort Branch, IN.