Kenneth E. Messner, 68, Denver, carpenter, worked at ECH, fan of Philly sports teams

By on July 30, 2014

Kenneth E. Messner, 68, of Denver, passed away Tuesday, July 22, 2014, at Lancaster General Hospital.

He was born in Denver, son to the late Henry and Elsie (Saylor) Messner and was the husband of Patricia A. (Beamsderfer) Messner, with whom he shared 50 years of marriage on June 20.

He was a member of St. John’s UCC in Denver, and the Gold Wing Road Riders Assoc., Chapter B. He was a fan of the Phillies, Eagles, and Sixers, and loved riding his motorcycle, going to the mountains, and especially spending time with his family who greatly loved him.

Prior to working in the maintenance dept. at the Ephrata Community Hospital, Kenneth worked as a carpenter. He was presently employed part-time at the Garden Spot Auto Auction.

In addition to his wife; he is survived by a son: Daniel Messner of Denver; two daughters: Jodi, wife of Daren Myers of Denver, and Kristi, wife of Troy Kohl of Denver; seven grandchildren: Kayla, Alex, Alyson, Colin, Austin, Drew, and Ellie; and three great-granddaughters: Olyvia, Adylin, and Brylee.

Services were held July 27 at St. John’s UCC, Denver, with Pastor David R. Brumbaugh officiating. Interment was private at the convenience of the family. Kindly omit flowers.

Arrangements by Roseboro Stradling Funeral & Cremation Services, Inc., Denver. Online condolences can be given at

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