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In Memory of
Carl J. Messenheimer
November 10, 1948 - May 5, 2018

Wednesday, May 9th from 4-7 p.m. at Moreland Funeral Home

Thursday, May 10th at 10:30 a.m. at St. Paul Catholic Church

Resurrection Cemetery

Carl J. Messenheimer, 69, passed away on Saturday, May 5, 2018. He was born on November 10, 1948. He will be most remembered as being a wonderful husband, father, friend and loving grandfather. He leaves behind many memories, which will be forever cherished. Carl graduated from Westerville High School and General Motors Institute. He served as a professional mechanical engineer at General Motors for over 31 years. He was a passionate woodworker and traveler and enjoyed fishing and golfing with friends. Carl volunteered at the Furniture Bank of Central Ohio and Nationwide Children's events. He will be forever remembered by his wife of 45 years, Lillian; his sons, Michael (Sharon) and Rob (Kristen); his special granddaughters, Evie and Ella; his mother, Maxine Martin; sisters, Carole Landes and JoAnna (Dave) Peterson; brothers-in-law, Ted (Jeanette) and Don (Lisa) Frissora; many nieces, nephews, and friends. Preceded in death by his father, William Messenheimer, stepfather, Joseph Martin and brother, Larry Hettrick. Friends may call at the MORELAND FUNERAL HOME, 55 E. Schrock Road, Westerville, Wednesday 4-7 p.m., funeral service will be held at St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church, 313 N. State Street, Westerville, Thursday at 10:30 a.m., Rev. Fr. David E. Gwinner, officiating. Entombment Resurrection Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Furniture Bank of Central Ohio, Attn: Development Department, 118 S. Yale Avenue, Columbus, OH 43222.


Roger Ellis

May 7, 2018

It has been many years since Carl and I were living together under the same roof during our time at General Motors Institute. We were then and always will be Brothers in the Bonds of Theta Xi. Please accept my condolences as you mourn the loss of Carl, my fraternity brother and friend.


Harry Poston

May 7, 2018

Carl was always a gentleman and I remember his fun and calming spirit at GMI and at Theta Xi. Rest In Peace Brother until we meet again



May 7, 2018

Please accept my condolences on your loss. Carl will be missed by his Theata Xi brothers.


Roger & Teri Cherry

May 7, 2018

Heartfelt love & sympathy to family & friends. Carl was such a joy to be around. He will be greatly missed at cards. We loved hearing about his wood projects, he & Lil's travels, the grandkids & the fulfilling life he lived. He was a very kind hearted man. We are deeply saddened by his passing.


Jim Rogers KS398

May 8, 2018

Very sorry for the loss of Brother Carl. May the Peace of Christ be with him always.