David Lee Messner
David Lee Messner, 90, of Oakfield, passed away on October 6, 2021, at St. Agnes Hospital in Fond du Lac.
David was born the son of Harold and Lucille (Ollerman) Messner on November 1, 1930.
He was a 1949 graduate of Oakfield High School.
David was united in marriage to Jeanette Fink on July 7, 1962.
He was a veteran of the US Army, serving during the Korean Conflict.
Together with his family, David farmed his entire life on the family farm.
He was a lifetime member of St. Luke’s Lutheran Church in Oakfield. David was also a member of the Oakfield VFW Post #8092.
In his spare time, David enjoyed the outdoors especially hunting pheasants with his dogs. He loved to watch them and enjoyed their hunting ability. David was a former longtime member of the Brownsville Sportsman Club and also a member of the Lomira Gun Club. He also liked shooting trap and sporting clays.
David is survived by his wife of 59 years, Jeanette of Oakfield; his daughter, Cheryl Stueber of Oakfield; his son, Steve (Kelly) Messner of Oakfield; his grandson, Vadim; further survived by other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, DuWayne; in-laws, Henry and Irma Fink; son-in-law, William Stueber; brother and sister-in-law, Roger (Carol) Fink; and his faithful canine companion, Maggie.
Visitation was held on Wednesday, Oct. 13, from 9:30 a.m. until the time of the service at 11 a.m. at St. Luke’s Church in Oakfield.
A memorial service for David was held on Wednesday, Oct. 13, at 11 a.m. at St. Luke’s Lutheran Church in Oakfield with the Pastor Matthew Schwartz officiating. Inurnment will take place on Thursday, October 14, at 11 a.m. at St. Petri Cemetery, Tn. Theresa, with military honors to be conducted by the Bintzler-Waehler American Legion Post #347.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to St. Luke’s in Oakfield or the St. Petri Cemetery Association in the Township of Theresa.
Koepsell Funeral Home in Mayville served the family. For online condolences and other information please visit www.KoepsellFH.com