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Daniel W. Messersmith

Posted 2022-11-23 by mhenderson
Published in The Miner on Nov. 22, 2022 -
Kingman, Arizona -

Daniel W. Messersmith was born Nov. 5, 1947, in Springfield, Illinois.
He spent six years in the Navy before moving to Kingman in 1978 with his
family. After 44 wonderful years, he passed away on Oct. 27, 2022. He is
survived by his wife, three children, five grandchildren and two

For 30 years he worked at Mohave Community College where he served in
various roles such as Director of Finances and Veteran Services, History
Instructor and Dean of the college. He also spent many years on the
Mohave Museum of History and Arts board, sharing his passion for Mohave
County history with everyone.

He was a member of several organizations such as the MCC Foundation,
Mohave Outback Explorers and Rotary. He was the recipient of several
awards, the most recent being the Andy Devine Lifetime Achiever Award.

He enriched countless lives with his knowledge and generosity. He will
be dearly missed and forever loved. A celebration of life service will
be held on Saturday, Dec. 10 at 2 p.m. at MCC Kingman Campus. 1971
Jagerson Ave., Room 240.

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