Ashley Messmann


PAULDING -- Ashley Anne Messmann, 28, Paulding, died Tuesday, February 5, 2013, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident.

She was born December 8, 1984, in Defiance, Ohio, the daughter of Robert "Bob" and Pamela S. (Gross) Gardner. On July 7, 2007, she married Harrison "Harry" Messmann, who survives. She was employed by West Bend Publishing as an ad designer.

She is survived by her husband, Harry Messmann, Paulding; her parents, Bob and Pam Gardner, Paulding; a son, Asher Messmann, Paulding; a sister, Sara Elizabeth Gardner, Antwerp; a brother, Kyle Robert Gardner, Paulding; grandparents, Lawerance and Beverly Gross of Cecil, and Dwain and Nola Gardner, Hicksville; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Todd and Trisha (Holtsberry) Messmann, Paulding; aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, February 9, at Paulding Church of the Nazarene. Burial will follow in St. Paul Cemetery, Paulding. Visitation will be from 2-8 p.m. Friday, February 8, at Den Herder Funeral Home, Paulding, and one hour prior to services on Saturday at the church.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations made to her son, Asher. Online condolences may be sent to

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