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Carlos R. Messerli PhD

February 21, 1927 November 9, 2017
Carlos R. Messerli PhD
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Carlos R. Messerli, PhD., age 90, of Oak Park; beloved husband of 59 years to Susan nee Roehrs; dear brother of the late Victoria Shapiro and Leah Messerli; fond uncle of Jane and Andrew Shapiro. Dr. Messerli was the founding director of The Lutheran Music Program. He received his bachelor’s in Education from Concordia University, Chicago, a master’s degree in Piano Performance from Northwestern University, Evanston, a master’s degree in Musicology from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. He received his Ph.D. in Choral Literature from the University of Iowa in Iowa City. 1974. He was a professor of music at Concordia University, Nebraska for 20 years and also served as music director for various congregations in Lincoln Nebraska. Visitation Saturday November 18, from 10 a.m. until time of Service 11 a.m. at Grace Lutheran Church, 7300 Division St., River Forest. In lieu of flowers, donations to Lutheran Music Program (lutheranmusicprogram.org) or Grace Lutheran Church (graceriverforest.org) are appreciated.

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Memorial Visitation

Saturday

18

Nov

10:00 AM 11/18/2017 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 11/18/2017 11:00:00 AM
Grace Lutheran Church

7300 Division St.
River Forest, IL 60305

Grace Lutheran Church
7300 Division St. River Forest 60305 IL
United States

Memorial Service

Saturday

18

Nov

11:00 AM 11/18/2017 11:00:00 AM - 12:00 PM 11/18/2017 12:00:00 PM
Grace Lutheran Church

7300 Division St.
River Forest, IL 60305

Grace Lutheran Church
7300 Division St. River Forest 60305 IL
United States

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Grace Lutheran Church

7300 Division St.
River Forest, IL 60305

Lutheran Music Program

122 W Franklin Ave, Suite 230
Minneapolis, MN 55404
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