Mary Messmer

Mary Messmer, 60, passed away at Sanford Health on March 31, 2021. A graveside service will be held at 10:00 am, Wednesday, August 17, 2022 at St. Mary’s Cemetery, on the terrace, which is located in the upper level of the cemetery on the west side.  Family and friends are encouraged to attend. Eastgate Funeral Service, Bismarck.

She graduated from Century High School in 1978. She enjoyed and excelled in typing and shorthand. Following graduation, Mary worked for Basin Electric for 25 years. She was a Contract Administrator in the Procurement Department for many years.

She married Terry Messmer on February 26, 1993. Together, they raised Terry’s sons, Terry Jr. and Carson. They were married for 21 years and divorced in 2014.

Mary enjoyed boating and fishing on the Missouri River. She was an excellent swimmer and she also loved skiing. She truly enjoyed the outdoors. Mary also loved to travel and took many wonderful trips in her lifetime. Mary was a good cook and a great hostess. She had a knack for planning and helping people with events.

She will be forever loved and missed by her step-children, Terry, Jr. (Jennifer) Messmer, Oceanside, Calif., and Carson Messmer, Bismarck; her sisters and brothers-in-law, Jane (Frank) Paul, Phoenix, Ariz.; Geralynn (Barry) Bolduc, Laconia, N.H., and Bernie Brusven, Bismarck. She also leaves behind three step-grandchildren as well as several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Kenneth Jacober and Martha Jacober; her grandparents, John and Marie Baumgartner and Sam Jacober and Elsie Jacober Mai; as well as her sister Linda Brusven.

 


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