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Scott M Messier

Scott M Messier

Scott M. “Swamper” Messier, age 58 of Arkansaw, died Tuesday, February 27, 2024 at his home in Arkansaw with his family by his side.

Scott was born on October 4, 1965 in Ramsey County, Minnesota. He was the son of Lawrence R. “Buzz” and Sandra (Hosli) Messier. Scott grew up in St. Paul, MN and graduated from Harding High School. Scott worked for Up North Plastics and Custom Drywall for most of his career. He also worked for Weiser Concrete and the Durand Fresh Market until he was forced to retire. Scott married Terri Olsen and became a father to Ashley Olsen and had two children with Terri, Nicole and Robert. They later divorced. Scott married Kathy Hutter on August 20, 2011 at Arkansaw Creek Park in Arkansaw. Scott then became the step-father to five more children.

Scott was an avid Harley rider, he also enjoyed fishing, camping and going to the casino. He liked spending time in his garage tinkering and woodworking. Most of all, Scott loved spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.

Scott is survived by his wife, Kathy, children, Ashley Olsen, Nicole (Robert) Trealoff and their daughter Amira, Robert Messier, Scott (Janet) Bechel and their children Jacalyn (fiancé David), Ethan and Emma, Tracy (Chuck) Brunkow and their children Chase, Cody and Kaci, Michael Bechel and his son Tiegen, Matthew (Nikki) Bechel and their children Hattie and Louis and Mark (fiancé Heather Scott) and their children, Paige, Harley and Bentley, ex-wife, Terri Olsen, two brothers, Kenneth and Buzz, one sister, Shawna Hanson, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He is preceded in death by his parents.

A Celebration of Life will be held 1:00PM-4:00PM Sunday, March 17, 2024 at the Arkansaw Community Center in Arkansaw.

Rhiel Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Durand, is serving the family.


  1. Barb Gibson

    My Sympathy to you Kathy and Family

  2. John and Judy Parr

    Sorry for your loss

  3. Delrita A Bignell

    So sorry to hear of Scotts passing, sending love and hugs to the whole family. A special hug for healing to Kathy.

  4. Janis Kartman

    Kathy and Family,
    My heartfelt sorrow at Scott's passing. He was a kind and loving person who brought much joy to your life. Jan Kartman

  5. Greg Fay

    I’m so sorry to hear about Scott ! Far too young … my heart goes out to his family and friends …

  6. Deb Setterlund

    So very sorry for your loss. Keeping you in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

  7. Paula Cooper

    Kathy, sorry to hear of your loss. Prayers for peace and rest during this difficult time.

  8. Jane Poeschel

    My sincere sympathies Kathy and families????

  9. Crystal Massaquoi

    Sorry for your loss.

  10. Diane Longsdorf

    So very sorry, Kathy. Wishing peace and comfort to you and the entire family.

  11. Donna Karshbaum

    So Sorry for Your Loss, Scott was a Great Man,God Bless The Family, Hang On To The Great Memories, Prayers and Hugs To the Family ????❤️????

  12. Gary and Rosey Asher

    We send our sincere sympathy to you, Kathy, and your family, in Scott's passing. We pray God's love and the peace of Christ surround you all.
    Gary and Rosey Asher

  13. Laura Boese

    You will be so missed Scott- such a nice guy would drop anything to help his friends out! Kathy and family hugs- sorry for your loss????????

  14. Steve Setterlund

    Sorry for your lost Kathy and family

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