Melba "Jean" Messing

  • Born: April 20, 1928
  • Died: April 12, 2014
  • Location: Stilwell, Kansas

Johnson County Funeral Chapel and Cemetery

11200 Metcalf Avenue
Overland Park, KS 66210

Tel. (913) 451-1860

Tribute & Message From The Family


Melba "Jean" Messing, 85, passed away Saturday, April 12, 2014.

Jean was born April 20, 1928, in Inavale, NE. She graduated from Torrington Wyoming High School in 1946. Jean moved to Hastings, NE in 1947 and married Eugene Messing in May of 1948. She worked for the Jones Store at Metcalf South for 23 years. She was a member of The Church of the Nativity.

She was preceded in death by her son, Randy and granddaughter, Erin Kay.

Jean is survived by her loving husband of 66 years, Eugene; three children, Ken (Pat) Messing, Kathy (Mike) Stockman and Kevin (Marla) Messing; nine grandchildren, Matt, Brenda, Travis, Jeannie, Brian, Cory, Megan, Seth and Sofie; and five great grandchildren.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, April 24, 2014, at the Church of the Nativity, 3800 W 119th Street, Leawood, KS 66209. A private family burial will follow at Queen of the Holy Rosary Catholic Cemetery, Wea, KS.


Condolence & Memory Journal

Kathy sorry to hear that your Mother passed away. All the Best,ROBB KING

Posted by ROBB KING - leawood, KS - friend   April 23, 2014

Hi Gene--Mark and I heard the announcement about Melba at Mass this morning. Please know we are thinking of you. Hugs, Jerre and Mark S

Posted by A friend   April 22, 2014

Mom and I were very sorry to hear of Jean's passing. Though it's been many years since we moved out of the house next door, we will always remember the family fondly.

Mark and Ella Kleypas

Posted by Mark Kleypas - Kansas City, MO - former neighbor   April 17, 2014