Rhonda Lee Messersmith, age 83, died on January 18, 2020 at Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney, Nebraska. She was born on May 11, 1936 in Indianapolis, Indiana to Allen and Helen (Nauerth) Conyers.
Rhonda married Robert Lee Messersmith on August 3, 1967 in Curtis, Nebraska.
Rhonda worked as a secretary for Snell Services for 30 years until her retirement in 2010. She loved doing crossword puzzles, reading and music. Rhonda directed Maxwell's First Baptist Church Choir for 18 years.
Survivors include her husband, Bob of North Platte; her sister, Sandra Gordon of Indianapolis, Indiana; nephews, Dave (Kate) Gordon, Nathan (Melissa) Gordon, Chris (Susie) Gordon, Tony (Holly) Gordon, and David (Susanne) Conyers; nieces, Laura (Russ) Carr and Lisa (Joe) Rodgers; sister-in-law Sherry Conyers; brother-in-law Dick Messersmith; many great nephews, nieces and special friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Ed Conyers; and a nephew, Jeff Conyers.
Memorials are suggested to the First Baptist church Choir and online condolences may be left at carpentermemorial.com.
Visitation will be from 12:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Friday, January 24, 2020 with the family receiving friends from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Carpenter Memorial Chapel. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, January 25, 2020 at the First Baptist Church in Maxwell, Nebraska with Pastor Tim Lyzenga presiding. Burial will be at Fort McPherson National Cemetery. Carpenter Memorial Chapel in North Platte, Nebraska is in charge of arrangements.