Thomas Herman Messmacher

January 21, 1952June 25, 2018

Thomas Herman Messmacher, 66, of Bloomington died Monday, June 25, 2018 in his home. He was born January 21, 1952 in Frankfort, Germany to Henry Messmacher and Eva Hildebrant Messmacher. He was retired from General Electric after 38 years of service.

Survivors include his wife of 21 years, Kathy Christy Messmacher of Bloomington; a daughter, Heather Messmacher of Ellettsville; a sister, Evelyn (husband Tom) Alwine of Bloomington, a brother, Kent (wife Michelle) Messmacher of Bloomington; three step children, Steven Smith, Joseph Smith and Kassaundra Smith, all of Bloomington; 5 grandchildren; 1 great grandchild; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents; and a son who was stillborn, Christopher Messmacher.

Thomas was a graduate of Bloomington High School, he enjoyed photography, had been a member of the Sierra Club and was a very hard and dedicated worker, often working 2 jobs, including delivering newspapers for many years.

There will be a Memorial Service at a later date. Arrangements are under the direction of Deremiah-Frye Mortuary, Greene & Harrell Chapel.


Thomas Herman Messmacher

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Beverly Caraway

July 4, 2018

I worked with Tom at GE. Sorry to hear of his passing he was a wonderful person to be around. When we worked over time he would make you laugh when you would be so tried to laugh. Prayers for the family RIP TOM

Luane Trojanowski

July 2, 2018

So sorry to see that Tom has died. I didn't know him personally but he delivered our paper for years. He was the always on time and we appreciated his dedication. He seemed like a lovely man. My condolences to the family.

With sympathy,

Luane Trojanowski

Shannon Vincent

July 1, 2018

Saddened to see the passing of Tom, I worked with him at GE. He was alot of fun to be around and would help you if you needed anything. In my thoughts and prayers.

Dean Sylvester

June 28, 2018

So saddened to hear of his passing. Tom and I worked together at General Electric in Liner Fab in 1973 and again later in the Plastics Department. He was a great guy, always friendly and supportive. So sorry for his survivors.

David and Beth Perney

June 27, 2018

Sincere sympathy to your family on the loss of your brother,