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Brian E. Messman

Brian E. Messman, 53, Woodstock, died Monday, June 17, 2013, at Centegra Hospital-McHenry.

He was born Oct. 26, 1959, in Woodstock to Marion and Grace (Thompson) Messman. He married Pam Francke.

He worked for many years as a carpenter. He loved riding his motorcycle, camping and being in the outdoors. Most of all, he loved spending time with his family.

Survivors include his wife; his parents; three sons, Tony (Kayla), Tom and Christopher; two daughters, Briana (Grant) Kolehase and Autumn; four brothers, Jerry, Ed, Steve (Diane) and Peter; a sister, Beth (Bill Olson) Messman; a grandchild, Lillian Francke; and nieces and nephews, Salina and Hannah Messman and Gary and Katie Fike.

A memorial gathering was held June 21 at Schneider-Leucht-Merwin & Cooney Funeral Home, Woodstock. Burial was private.

Memorials can be sent to the family.

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