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love truly never die
year by year the sad memorial wreath--
and flowers, types of life and death--
upon their graves.
is she who has a dear one dead
she has whose face will never change,
communion that will not grow strange.
of a life is death.
no death, nor change, nor any ending.
journey, and so many go
who stay at length discern the blending
two roads, two breaths, two lives, and so
the high and quiet knowledge that the dead
ourselves, made beautiful instead.
"Readings on the Philosophy of Death"
Unknown, from "Poetry For Verse Speaking Choir"
by, Helen D. Williams
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COLUMBIA DAILY TRIBUNE
Allen Ray Moore, Class of 1965, passed away on
Wednesday, March 15, 2017, at St. Luke’s Hospital in St. Louis.
Duane Detloff, Class of 1960, passed away
Monday, March 13, 2017 at Boone Hospital in Columbia.
Carl Clement Wonneman, Class of 1961, passed
away Saturday, March 11, 2017 at the Parkview Care Center in Fairfield,
Robert (Bob) Edward Lee, Class of 1954, died at
Boone Hospital Center Friday, March 3, 2017.
Frank Regan, Class of 1953, passed away on
Friday, March 3, 2017 at his home in Columbia.
Cathe Funk Powell, Class of 1965, passed away
Thursday, March 2, 2017.
Alan Poe, Class of 1972, passed away on Tuesday,
Feb. 28, 2017 at University Hospital in Columbia.
Daniel "Danny" Kent Brown, Class of 1974, died
Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017.
Gary Leo Sheets, Class of 1962, passed away on
Monday, Feb. 27, 2017 at his home in Columbia.
1970, passed away on Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017, in Columbia.
Alfred (A.C.) Brittain, Jr., Class of
1949, passed away Friday, Feb. 24, 2017.
Mary Lou Holliday McCluskey, Class of
1940, died on Feb. 15, 2017 in Tucson, Arizona.
Kathleen Mary McCallum, Class of 1987,
passed away Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017 at Saint Louis University Hospital.
Laurel Jane "Laurie" Cunningham Fuemmeler,
Class of 1971, died Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017 at Saint Mary's Hospital in
Alvin Lee Edwards,
1967, passed away Wednesday Feb. 8, 2017.
Everett “Bud” V. Little Jr., Class of 1937,
passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017, at Missouri Veterans Home in
Carl Stephen Scheneman, Class of 1966,
passed away Sunday, Jan. 29, 2017, at The Bluffs in Columbia.
Bradford “Brad” L. Crane, Class of 1969,
passed away Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Mexico,
Richard Lee Odor, Class of 1946, passed away
Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017.
Harley Samuels, Class of 1964, passed
away, Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017 at Parkside Manor in Columbia.
Beverly Hatton, Class of 1974, passed away
Monday, January 23, 2017, at the University of Missouri Hospital in
Jacquelyn “Jackie” G. Mitchell, Class of
1961, passed away Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017.
Cheri P. Rosson Sapp,
1970, passed away Friday, Jan. 20, 2017.
Earl Leslie Proctor, Class of 1936, passed
away Saturday, Jan. 14, 2017 at his home in Columbia.
Todd Edward Gould, Class of 1987, passed away
Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017.
Reba Gene Cornelison Krehbiel,Class of
1946, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017, at Candle Light Lodge in
Helen Marie Crawford, Class of 1947,
passed away Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017, at Boone Hospital.
Joseph Alan Lynes,
1970, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017.
Stephen Kent Shelton, Class of 1968, passed
away Sunday, Jan. 15, 2017.
James Sidney Reed, Class of 1948, died Sunday,
Jan. 8, 2017, in Columbia.
Class of 1963,
passed away on Friday, Jan. 6, 2017, at Boone Hospital.
Mary Jean (Merideth) Arrandale, Class
of 1933, died Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2017.
Billy Joe “Bill” Bradshaw, Class of 1960,
passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017 at University Hospital in Columbia.
Robert “Bob” N. Burdick, Class of 1954,
passed away Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017, at his home in Columbia.
Patsy Sue (Elder) Wyatt, Class of 1955,
passed away Tuesday, January 2, 2017, at her home in Columbia.
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Published Tuesday, January 3, 2017
Sue (Elder) Wyatt, 79 of Columbia was called home by our Lord on the
morning of Jan. 2, 2017, at home with her family by her side.
Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 5, at Bach-Yager
Funeral Chapel. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Friday, Jan. 6, at
the funeral home. Burial will be at Memorial Park Cemetery.
was born to the late James and Jaunita (Griggs) Elder on July 3, 1937,
in Columbia. Patsy graduated from Hickman High School in 1955. She
married William (Bill) K. Wyatt on Aug. 8, 1954, and he survives. She
worked at Shelter Insurance (MFA) and owned and operated Callaway Lanes
in Fulton for 14 years. She was a member of Northwood Baptist Church
where she faithfully served. She very much enjoyed spending time with
her family, children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Survivors include Patsy’s husband; two sons, Dennis Wyatt and wife,
Sarah, of Columbia and Jeff Wyatt of Romeoville, Ill.; sister, Judy
Lytle and husband, Bob, of Columbia; five grandchildren, Jessica, Jim,
Paige, Alex and Keller; and four great-grandchildren, Jace, Olivia,
Ethan and Blake.
She was preceded in death by her brother, Gary
Memorial contributions are suggested to the Northwood
Baptist Church Building Fund, c/o Bach-Yager Funeral Chapel, 1610 N.
Garth Ave., Columbia, Mo., 65202.
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Thursday, January 5, 2017
Robert “Bob” N.
Burdick, 82, of Columbia passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017, at his
home in Columbia.
Memorial services will be held at 10 a.m.
Saturday, Jan. 7, at Memorial Funeral Home. The Rev. Bruce Caldwell will
Bob was born on Dec. 8, 1934, in Columbia, the
son of John Sr. and Jewel (Breckendridge) Burdick, who preceded him in
death. He was married on March 27, 1955, in Columbia to Bettie Corley
who survives of the home.
He was a member of Liberty Baptist
Church and worked for over 40 years at Wyatt’s Supermarket as the
manager of the meat department. He enjoyed spending the day at the golf
course playing golf and bowling with his good friends on his bowling
team, “Lucky Strikes”.
Other survivors include two sons, Rocky
Burdick (Carol) of Belton and Tommie Burdick of Columbia; daughter,
Kathy Starke (George) of Columbia; brother, Larry Burdick; sister, Hazel
Cook; six grandchildren, Brandon Burdick, Tommie Burdick Jr., Nikki
Waltner, Jason Starke, Emily Burdick and Jacob Burdick; and eight
great-grandchildren, Andrew, Landon, Abbi, Jacob, Jonathan, Nolan, Zoe
and Baby J.
He was also preceded in death by one brother, John
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Liberty
Baptist Church, c/o Memorial Funeral Home, 1217 Business Loop 70 W.,
Columbia, Mo., 65202. Online tributes may be left at
Published Saturday, January 7, 2017
Billy Joe “Bill”
Bradshaw, 74, of Columbia passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017 at
University Hospital surrounded by his family.
Visitation will be
held from 10 to 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 9, at Memorial Funeral Home, with
graveside services starting at 11 a.m. at Memorial Park Cemetery with
full military honors.
The oldest of eleven children, Bill was
born Aug. 17, 1942, to the late Frank and Lucille (Nowlin) Bradshaw in
Columbia. He graduated from Hickman High School and served in the U.S.
Army during the Vietnam War as an SP5 in the transportation division.
Bill was married to Lona VanVacter on June 17, 1961, whom he met
through a mutual high school friend in 1960.
He was a carpenter
by trade and enjoyed making custom wood furniture and collecting coins.
Survivors include Bill’s wife, Lona; daughter, Kimberly Bradshaw;
son, Joseph Bradshaw; grandson, Andy McCully; brothers, Frankie, Jackie,
Michael and Daniel Bradshaw; sisters, Sheila McClintock and Sarah
Kiefer; as well as numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Leslie, Kevin and David
Bradshaw and sister, Wanda Bradshaw.
In lieu of flowers,
memorials may be made to Coyote Hill Christian Children’s Home c/o
Memorial Funeral Home, 1217 Business Loop 70 W., Columbia, Mo. 65202.
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Published Monday, January 9, 2017
(Merideth) Arrandale, 101, of Moberly died on Jan. 4, 2017.
Arrandale was a resident of The Bluffs in Columbia.
service will be held at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 11, at Heartland
Cremation & Burial Society, 616 Jackson St., Columbia, Mo. Visitation
will be one hour before the service at the funeral home. Burial will
follow in the Oakland Cemetery in Moberly.
She was the beloved
wife of the late Sidney William Arrandale and dear mother of William
(Cathie) of Grandview, Robert (Kathy) of Webster Groves, James (Jane) of
Grandview, Thomas (the late Kathy) of Twin Peaks, Calif., Sarah and Mary
Arrandale of Boonville, 14 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren and
Mary Jean was reared on the
Merideth farm in Columbia along with nine siblings. Surviving are
brothers Joe Merideth of San Marino, Calif., and George Merideth of
The loving and gentle centenarian was a 1932
graduate of Hickman High School in Columbia where her husband, Sidney,
also graduated in 1928.
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Monday, January 9, 2017
David Poe, 71, of
Columbia passed away on Friday, Jan. 6, 2017, at Boone Hospital.
Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, Jan. 9, at Memorial
Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 10,
at the funeral home. Burial will be in Mount Nebo Cemetery.
was born on July 15, 1945, in Boone County, the son of Stanley and
Mildred (Bennett) Poe.
A devoted father and caring friend, David
loved farming at Poe Holler, trucking, family and friends. He was a joy
to all that knew him and gave much love to his extended family and
friends, especially the children. David also enjoyed his Harley rides,
NASCAR, watching old western movies with his great-grandson, Brayden,
traveling to historic locations and staying busy at the farm.
Survivors include his significant other, Annie Lusher, of the home; two
sons, Martin Poe (Kelli Smith) of Columbia and Christopher Poe; one
daughter, Lori Robbins (Lance) of Hallsville; two step-daughters,
Jeannie Lusher and Zoe Williams-Osbon; one step-son, Daniel Collis; five
brothers, Billy Poe, Tommy Poe, Ronnie Poe, Gary Poe and Roger Poe; 10
grandchildren, Carson, Ariel, Christy, Andrew, Paige, Aaliyah, Daniel,
Nicholas, Mason and Bailey; and two great-grandchildren, Brayden and
He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters,
Anna Rybolt and Betty Bowen; and one brother, Raymond Poe.
lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Jude’s Hospital or the
family of David Poe, c/o Memorial Funeral Home, 1217 Bus. Loop 70 W.,
Columbia, Mo., 65202.
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Published Wednesday, January 11, 2017
James Sidney Reed, 86,
of Columbia died Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017, in Columbia.
service will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 17, at Calvary Episcopal Church,
123 Ninth St., with a reception following and private interment in the
Calvary Memorial Garden.
Jim was born Nov. 12, 1930, in
Milwaukee, Wis., to Walter and Genevieve Reed.
At age 11, Jim’s
family moved to Columbia, where he lived most of his life. Jim graduated
from Hickman High School in 1948 and enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1951,
serving on active duty as a commissioned officer during the Korean War.
He was released from active duty in 1953 and graduated from the
University of Missouri with an engineering degree in 1955.
was a licensed Missouri Professional Engineer and was one of the first
100 licensed surveyors in the state of Missouri LS-98. He continued in
the reserves as a Captain, Corps of Engineers, until 1963.
engineer with a drive for entrepreneurship, Jim founded Engineering
Surveys and Services in 1957. He retired in 1985, passing on his
ownership to his son, Tim Reed, son-in-law Larry Hendren and friend Dave
Bennett. The company was built on Jim’s strong principles and continues
Jim held offices in many professional organizations,
including the Missouri Society of Professional Engineers and the
Missouri Association of Registered Land Surveyors and served decades on
state, county and city boards and commissions too numerous to name. Jim
was a proud Eagle Scout with bronze and gold palms. He served in many
leadership roles in local Boy Scout Troops 4 and 707 along with various
district positions, ultimately earning the Silver Beaver. He attended
Calvary Episcopal Church for 69 years, where he served in roles
including the vestry, finance committee and supervised church
refurbishment. Jim also was a founder of Central Missouri Abstract and
Title Company and was actively involved in its growth and success. He
was an original member of the Country Club of Missouri and spent
retirement enjoying golf and friends. Jim also could be found in a
friendly game of poker or enjoying the mountains of Steamboat, Colo.
Jim’s greatest joy was his family, who affectionately called him
“Big.” He had much enjoyment organizing “family fun nights,” and his
lasting legacy is Saturday night Steak Night, which began in 1978 and
Jim is survived by Polly, his wife of 65 years;
children, Polly Ann (Larry) Hendren of Columbia, Tim (Lisa) of Columbia,
Cary Weatherby of Bloomington, Minn., and Mimi (Tom) Boardman of
Columbia and Crosslake, Minn.,; nine grandchildren; and nine
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests
those wishing to make memorial donations to consider the BSA Great
Rivers Council, Camp Scholarship Fund, 1203 Fay St., 65201; Companies to
Classrooms in Bloomington, Minn. (not-for-profit directed by daughter
Cary), Companiestoclassrooms.org; or Calvary Episcopal Church.
Arrangements are under the direction of Parker-Millard Funeral Service
and Crematory, 12 E. Ash, Columbia, Mo., 65203; 573-449-4153.
Published Tuesday, January 17, 2017 -
Shelton, 66, passed away peacefully Sunday, Jan. 15, 2017, after a
hard-fought battle with pancreatic cancer.
A visitation will be
held from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 19, at Pitman Funeral Home in
Wentzville. The funeral will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 20, at
Wentzville United Methodist Church with interment following at 2:30 p.m.
at Memorial Park Cemetery in Columbia.
Steve was born Oct. 3,
1950, to Kent and Dorothy (Chambers) Shelton. He grew up in Columbia in
a loving family, the oldest of four siblings. His lifelong love of
sports, especially the University of Missouri Tigers and St. Louis
Cardinals, began at age 6 when his dad took him to Mizzou football and
Steve met his beloved wife, Ruth (Withrow),
when they were high school sweethearts at Hickman High School. After his
graduation from college, they married June 3, 1972. They had a son,
Matt, and a daughter, Stephanie, before settling in St. Charles. As a
family, they enjoyed taking vacations, playing tennis and carrying on
the tradition of being avid Mizzou Tiger fans.
Steve’s wife, Ruth; son, Matt, his wife, Angie (Miller) Shelton and
their three children, Luke, Alex and Liam; daughter, Stephanie Miller,
and her son, Zack; brother, Scott, and his wife, Linda (Wehmeyer)
Shelton; and sisters Pam Robb and her husband, Will, and Janet Shelton.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Lustgarten
Foundation (1111 Stewart Ave., Bethpage, N.Y., 11714) or Wentzville
United Methodist Church Benevolent Fund.
Published Thursday, January 19, 2017
Joseph Alan Lynes,
65, of Columbia passed away to a better place Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017,
after a brief illness.
A memorial visitation will be held Friday,
Jan. 20, at Memorial Funeral Home in Columbia. A private inurnment will
be held at a later date.
He was born Dec. 15, 1951, in Columbia,
the son of Joseph Thornton and Medrese Ann (Sena) Lynes.
Survivors include Joseph’s two sisters, Sandra Whitesides of Columbia
and Patty Moyle of Rolla, and their families. He was preceded in death
by his parents; and one sister, Joanne Lynes.
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Published Thursday, January 19, 2017
Crawford, 87, of Columbia passed from this life on Tuesday, Jan. 17,
2017, at Boone Hospital with family by her side.
will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 22, at First Presbyterian Church, 16
Hitt St., Columbia. A reception will follow the service at the church.
Helen was born June 1, 1929, in Ponca City, Okla., the daughter of
Foy Ray and Elizabeth Marie (Walker) Crawford. She moved with her
parents and brother, George Edward Crawford, to Columbia at an early
Helen graduated from Hickman High School and from the
University of Missouri with a degree in education in 1951. She taught
physical education in Mexico, Mo., then for most of her career at
McCluer High School in Florissant. Teaching, physical fitness, and being
outdoors were passions of Helen’s her entire life. She spent a memorable
summer biking through Europe with friends as a young adult. As a P.E.
teacher, she added new, innovative curriculum like camping and archery
to her outdoor program.
She continued her love of teaching and
sharing experiences with her nieces and nephew and, later, her great
nieces and nephews, all of whom she taught to swim. She was the coach of
many youth sports teams throughout the years, including those of her
great-niece and nephew. Helen was truly devoted to her family and we are
all grateful for her love, teachings, and the time we got to spend with
Helen was aquatic director for many summers at Camp
Miniwanca. Even this past summer, she took her great-nephews, niece, and
sister-in-law for a wonderful weekend to share the beauty and wonder of
the magical camp grounds she loved on the sand dunes of Lake Michigan.
Helen loved a challenge and was always able to “get things done”.
She enjoyed devoting much of her time to projects at the First
Presbyterian Church where she was currently on the Property Committee.
She was an avid golfer, on a committee to rate courses across the state
and enjoyed her golfing buddies. She represented Missouri in the
National Senior Olympic Games in Florida, and was the Columbia Senior
Sportswoman of the Year in 1998. Helen was a Special Olympics coach for
golf and basketball even this year, and a lover of Mizzou sports. She
was a Camp Fire Girls camp director, member of Alpha Phi sorority, her
friends First Friday Group, the I Dare You Club that she founded, Delta
Kappa Gamma Society, and a lover of canoeing, tennis, biking, bowling,
and cross country skiing.
Thank you, Aunt Helen, for teaching us
so much and sharing your zest for life!
She will be deeply missed
and always remembered by her family, including her nephew, Mark Crawford
(Wendy); nieces, Kimberly Crawford Berni (Tony) and Elizabeth Crawford;
sister-in-law, Virginia Crawford; and great-nieces and great-nephews,
Tessa and Hunter Crawford and Emilia, Scott and Joseph Berni.
addition to her parents, Helen was preceded in death by her brother,
Contributions in her memory are suggested to the
First Presbyterian Church, 16 Hitt St., Columbia, Mo., 65201; or
American Youth Foundation/Camp Miniwanca, (in memory of Helen Crawford)
6357 Clayton Road, St. Louis, Mo., 63117; www.ayf.com.
tributes may be left at
Published Sunday, January 22, 2017
Cornelison Krehbiel, 88, of Columbia passed away Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017,
at Candle Light Lodge in Columbia.
Graveside services will be
held at 2 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 27, in Memorial Park Cemetery.
Officiating will be Pastor Brad Bryan.
Reba was a true Columbia
girl. She was born Jan. 31, 1928, in a large stone house on North Eighth
Street that is no longer there.
She attended Field Elementary,
Jefferson Junior, Hickman High School and the University of Missouri
where she earned a degree in art.
She enjoyed the movies. As a
young girl, still in grade school, every Saturday her parents would give
her a quarter and, either by herself or with a friend, she would walk
downtown and go to the movies.
She loved the whole experience —
sitting in a plush chair in the dark and being taken to a different
She had a lively imagination and a sense of humor. When
one of her classmates in college asked her what was being built in west
Columbia, she responded that it was a new synagogue. The classmate was
surprised when a tank was put on top of all those pillars.
also loved to travel with her three sons in the summer. They would all
get in their Volkswagen camper and see the country, camping out along
the way. It would not have been possible if she had not been able to get
the meals on a two-burner camp stove perched on a shelf on the camper’s
For many years, she belonged to a writing group that met
once a week, and every week she would write a story, usually about her
life growing up in Columbia in the 1930s.
When Alzheimer’s began
to take her and her memory away, every week she would still have a story
about her life in Columbia.
She is survived by her husband of 65
years, Edward Krehbiel of the home; three sons; and six grandchildren.
She was a happy and loving spirit and will be missed.
of flowers, memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, c/o
Memorial Funeral Home, 1217 Bus. Loop 70 W., Columbia, Mo., 65202.
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Published Sunday, January 22, 2017
Todd Edward Gould, 47,
of Columbia went from this life to the arms of his Heavenly and earthly
parents on Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017.
A memorial service will be
held at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 23, at The Church of Jesus Christ of
Latter-day Saints Chapel on Old 63 in Columbia.
He was born March
16, 1969, the son of the late Edward Lee Gould and Mary Helen Fullmer
Todd loved working in his parents’ business, hunting,
woodworking, fishing with his nieces and nephews and learning. His last
years were spent lovingly caring for his aging father and surrounded by
his fur children, Trip, Roxy and Gunner.
He is survived by his
three older siblings, Nancy Goodale of Columbia, Marc Gould of Fallon,
Nev., and Mindy Parker, of Myrtle Beach, S.C.
Online tributes may
be left at www.memorialfuneralhomeandcemetery.com.
Published Wednesdday, March 22, 2017
Proctor, 98, beloved husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle, and
friend to many, passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, Jan. 14,
Visitation will be at 12 p.m. on March 27, at Memorial
Funeral Home, followed by a memorial service at 1 p.m.
born on April 6, 1918 to Nell Johnson and Leslie Thurman Proctor in
Before high school years, the family moved from
Bass Ave to a farm on the edge of town near north Garth and Highway 40
where the Ellis Fischel Cancer Center was located for many years. Earl
attended Hickman High School. He was proud to have been a member of the
class of 1936 and to have played on the Kewpie football team.
the University of Missouri, he was a member of the Sigma Nu fraternity
and an avid Tiger fan. He earned a B.S. in Business Administration in
1940 and then received a commission as Second Lieutenant Field Artillery
from R.O.T.C. Called to active duty in World War II, First Lieutenant
Proctor commanded the first platoon of Company A in the 635th Tank
Destroyer Battalion landing on Omaha Beach, Normandy on D-Day June 6,
1944. On or near the front line for 337 consecutive days, his battalion
participated in all five battle campaigns in Europe. He was awarded
several medals including the Silver Star in April 1945 when Proctor’s
platoon spear-headed the final drive of Patton’s Third army across
Germany. They proudly received a Commendation from the 66th Infantry
Returning to civilian life in the fall of 1945, he
joined his dad and brother in business. They built and operated motels
in Columbia, Macon, and Fulton as well as developed the Parkade
subdivision. On New Year’s Eve 1945, he met Helen Tallen. They were
married on June 30, 1946 at the Calvary Episcopal Church in Columbia. He
often said this was the best decision he had ever made.
give back to his country and local community, Earl served in a variety
of leadership positions. He was elected Commander of Post 280 Veterans
of Foreign Wars in 1946, the first Commander from WWII. In 1947, he was
chairman of the Boone County USO drive, and was selected by the Columbia
Chamber of Commerce to reactivate Battery B, 128th Field Artillery,
Missouri National Guard as Captain Field Artillery. Also, he was invited
to join the Columbia Rotary club. He served ten years 1961 to 1971 on
the Selective Service Board, the first five as chairman. In the mid
1950’s, he was President of the Columbia Tiger Quarterback Club. For
five years in the 1960’s, he was President of the Sigma Nu House
Corporation, Rho Chapter. During this period, an addition to the house
was completed. He concluded twelve years (1519 hours) of volunteer
service at the Truman Veterans Memorial Hospital in 1991.
Survivors include his wife, Helen Tallen Proctor of Columbia; daughter,
Sandy Proctor Osborn; and granddaughter, Melissa Proctor Osborn, M.D. of
Houston; and sister, Phyllis Sue Bunge of Jacksonville, Fla.
true gentleman, his sense of humor made every day fun. He demonstrated
total commitment to family and treasured his friendships. His family
feels blessed to have enjoyed the pleasure of his company for so many
Online tributes can be left for the family at
www.memorialfuneralhomeandcemetery.com. Memorials are suggested to
Central Missouri Honor Flight and DAV, Disabled American Veterans.
January 22, 2017
P. Sapp, 64, of Columbia passed away Friday, Jan. 20, 2017, surrounded
by her loved ones.
A celebration of her inspiring life, for
family and friends, will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 5, at the
VFW, 1509 Ashley St., Columbia, Mo.
Cheri was born Aug. 4, 1952,
to Leslie Rosson and JoAnn Polly of Columbia.
memories of her were not who she was, but what she offered those around
her. A trip to “The Farm” could fill many voids in your life. Warmth,
love, acceptance, an off-color joke, an opportunity to be yourself,
honest advice, wisdom and sincere conversation — all of these things
were offered up by the “The Farm’s” dynamic matriarch, whom many
affectionately refer to as grandma, mom, wife and friend. That was the
spirit of Cheri Sapp.
She is survived by her husband, Stanley
Shawver; mother, JoAnn (Ken ) Polly; siblings, Randy (Patty) Rosson and
Nancy (John) Rosson; children, Danielle (Rev) Geurts, David (Jasmine)
Sapp, and Darrah (Tony) Sapp; and two grandchildren, Emmett and Ruthie
She was preceded in death by her grandmother, Betty
Davis; father, Leslie Rosson; and brother, Ron Rosson.
In lieu of
flowers, her request was that donations be made to a charity of your
Published Tuesday, January 24,
“Jackie” G. Mitchell, 74, of Boonville passed away Sunday, Jan. 22,
Graveside services will be held at Columbia Cemetery at a
Jacquelyn was born Jan. 22, 1943, in Columbia, the
daughter of Robert and Naola Reeder Lewis. She married William Mitchell
Sr. on Oct. 28, 1994, in Boonville. Jackie enjoyed reading, shopping,
and, most of all, spending time with her grandchildren.
include her husband; four children; a stepchild and other friends and
Published by H. T. May & Son
Funeral Home, Columbia, MO.
Beverly Hatton, 61
of Columbia, passed on into eternity on Monday, January 23, 2017, at the
University of Missouri Hospital in Columbia. Memorial services will be
held on Saturday, February 4, 2017 at the H.T. May and Son Funeral home
in Columbia at 3:00 PM. Visitation will be from 2-3 PM Saturday at the
Beverly Oveta Hatton was born on December 5, 1955
in Columbia, MO., the second of four children to Calvin Isaiah Hatton
and Betty Jane Hatton. Beverly attended David H. Hickman High School
graduating in June 1974. Beverly worked for the University of Missouri
for over 30 years before retiring.
Beverly was a diehard Kansas
City Chiefs fan and a Missouri Tiger fan. She never met a stranger but
God forbid if you got on her bad side! She loved cooking for her family.
She loved talking mess.
" There are so many things I could say
about my momma. She wasn't just my mother, she was my best friend that I
could tell my deepest feelings and thoughts to . It is so very hard to
put into words just how much you have meant to me momma." Love Danielle.
She leaves to cherish her memory one daughter Danielle (Lyle
Williams) one son Lamar Hatton, three grandchildren and one great
grandchild, Chavez M. Hatton, Shaqwaylla Hatton, Ka'Dayzjou M.
Hatton-Richmond, and Cambriah Saltzman, two brothers Reginald Wayne
(Ante) Hatton, Lawrence (Mary) Tumey, and one sister Marietta Kaye
Hatton(Sergio Turner Williams), five aunts Dorthey Lee, Grace Wright,
Jean Crayton, Marva Brown, Sandra Henderson, two uncles Roger(Mae)
Hatton, and Turner Brown.
She was preceded in death by her
parents, one brother Joseph O. Hatton, and one uncle Joseph
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Published Thursday, February 9, 2017
Samuels, 70, of Columbia, passed away, Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017 at
Parkside Manor in Columbia.
A memorial service will be at 3:00
p.m., Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017 at Parkade Baptist Church, 2102 N. Garth
Ave., Columbia. The family will greet friends one hour prior to the
service at the church.
The first born son of the late Dr. John B.
Samuels and Maxine Foster Samuels, Harley graduated from Hickman High
School and was an alumnus of Webster University where he studied
He is survived by his mother; his brother, William
Edward Samuels; as well as numerous other relatives.
are suggested to NAMI, 3405 Truman Blvd. Ste 102, Jefferson City, MO
65109. Share stories and condolences online with the family at
Published Friday, January 27,
Lee Odor, 88, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017.
at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 28, at Floral Hills Funeral Home, 7000 Blue
Ridge Blvd., Kansas City, Mo., with memorial service following at noon.
Richard was born Feb. 10, 1928, to Carlyle Kurtz Odor and Crystal
(Ford) Odor in Columbia.
Survivors include his wife, Nancy; and
two daughters, Julie of Bothell, Wash., and Jan (Cullen) Murski of
Condolences may be shared at
Published Monday, January 30, 2017
Bradford “Brad” L.
Crane, 66, of Fulton went to be with his Savior on Thursday, Jan. 26,
2017, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Mexico, Mo.
Funeral services will
be at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 31, at Bach-Yager Funeral Chapel, with Pastor
Dennis Peterson officiating. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7:30 p.m.
Monday, Jan. 30, at the funeral home. Burial will follow at the
Brad was born June 21, 1950, in Columbia to
Carl Bradford and Betty Jean Koch Crane, who preceded him in death.
On March 31, 1973, he married Deborah Newman in Columbia, and she
He served in the U. S. Army during the Vietnam era. He
worked as an electrical planner for Ameren Callaway Nuclear Plant before
retirement. He also was a member of IBEW Local 257. Brad enjoyed
participating in all kinds of sports such as golf, racquetball and
fishing. He very much enjoyed hobbies like building and restoring old
cars. He was quite the craftsman and built several houses.
Brad and Debbie were married, they moved to the Millersburg area where
they have resided for 43 years. Brad and Debbie enjoyed traveling to
many interesting and beautiful places — their favorite being New
Zealand. He was a member of the Millersburg Baptist Church, where he
served as a deacon. He truly loved the people there and serving when
He was a loving and caring husband and father and will
truly be missed by all his family.
Other survivors include Brad’s
daughter, Heather Crane-Pecosky and husband, Mike, of Mount Horeb, Wis.;
brother, Larry Crane of St. Louis; and sister, Sarah Schlichter of
Memorial contributions are suggested to Alzheimer’s
Association, c/o Bach-Yager Funeral Chapel, 1610 N. Garth Ave.,
Columbia, Mo., 65202.
Online condolences and tributes may be
shared with the family at
Wednesday, February 1, 2017
Scheneman, 68, of Columbia passed away Sunday, Jan. 29, 2017, at The
Bluffs in Columbia.
Visitation will be from noon to 2 p.m.
Saturday, Feb. 4, at Memorial Funeral Home, 1217 Business Loop 70 W. The
funeral service will begin at 2 p.m., and interment will follow.
Stephen was born March 7, 1948, in Monett, the son of Carl and Phyllis
Scheneman, both of whom preceded him in death.
When Stephen was
in elementary school, his parents encouraged him to participate in
sports, and baseball became his game. He participated in the Little
League program and was a member of several all-star teams. He continued
his love of the game as a Hickman High School Kewpie, and his summers
were filled with ballgames, playing in both the American Legion and Ban
Johnson leagues. He was recruited by the University of Missouri baseball
program and played with the team for three years.
from Hickman High School in 1966 and continued his education at the
University of Missouri, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in political
science and a master’s degree in community development. He married Mary
Ann Sadich on Aug. 31, 1973, and they were together for more than 43
After he completed his master’s degree, he followed in his
father’s footsteps and began a 30-year career with USDA Extension at
Virginia Tech University in 1972. During his tenure at Virginia Tech, he
earned his Ph.D. in administration from The Ohio State University. After
completing his Ph.D., he returned to Virginia Tech, where he remained
for 20 years. He and Mary Ann began their family and had three children,
all of whom were born in Virginia. In 1991, he accepted a position at
Kansas State University and continued there until his retirement in
Throughout his life, he was a strong believer in continuing
education, which became the focus of his career. He instituted a
statewide master’s degree program for the field extension agents while
at Virginia Tech and served on several national and state committees.
Stephen continued that focus at Kansas State as a leader in professional
and organizational development.
Survivors include his wife, Mary
Ann; three children, C. Andrew Scheneman, Melissa Scheneman Epp (Tyler)
of Kansas City and Meredith Scheneman of Columbia; two grandchildren,
Malone Epp and Trey Epp; sister, Susan Scheneman Schuppan (Dan) of
Columbia; and several nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers,
donations can be made to the Adult Day Connection, 137 Clark Hall,
University of Missouri, Columbia, Mo., 65211; or to Beta Theta Pi
fraternity, P.O. Box 998, Columbia, Mo., 65205.
Published Friday, February 3, 2017
V. Little Jr., 97, of Columbia passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017,
at Missouri Veterans Home in Mexico, Mo.
Visitation will be from
1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 5, at Memorial Funeral Home. Funeral services
will be at 11:30 a.m. Monday, Feb. 6, at the funeral home. Burial will
follow in Memorial Park Cemetery with full military honors.
was born on July 22, 1919, in Rocheport, the son of Everett Vincil Sr.
and Pauline (Gardner) Little who preceded him in death. He was a World
War II veteran of the U.S. Army. On Dec. 27, 1953, he married Ruth
Weibel in Hatton. She preceded him in death on July 30, 2016.
worked as a farmer, for the railroad, in construction and carpentry and
for the city of Columbia. As a youth, he was involved in 4-H Club work
where he learned much of his farm skills and later became an adult
leader. He was interested in soil and wildlife conservation and enjoyed
hunting and fishing. Memories of his service in World War II include
having Charles Schultz, Peanuts cartoonist, as staff sergeant and
participating in the liberation of Dachau. He loved the Lord, his wife
and family, church family and friends and tending his cattle. He never
knew a stranger and kept his witty humor, warm smile and love of people
into his last days. He will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved
Survivors include his son, Mark Little (Myra); daughter,
Beth Thomas (Wally) of Columbia; seven grandchildren and five
He was also preceded in death by one
grandson, Mark Adam Little; one brother, Emmit Little and three sisters,
Elinor Dietz, Veta Moyes, and Irma North.
In lieu of flowers,
memorials may be made to Prairie Grove Baptist Church or Missouri
Veterans Home of Mexico, Mo. c/o Memorial Funeral Home, 1217 Business
Loop 70 W., Columbia, Mo. 65202.
Online tributes may be left at
Published Tuesday, February 14, 2017
Alvin Lee Edwards,
68, of Columbia passed away Wednesday Feb. 8, 2017.
will be at 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 14, at Liberty Baptist Church with
services following at 2:00 p.m. Inurnment will be in Jacksonville
Survivors include, his daughter Alice; a
brother George; sisters Sharon, Jean and Colleen; one granddaughter; and
several nieces and nephews.
Share stories and condolences with
the family online at
Published Tuesday, February 14, 2017
Jane "Laurie" Fuemmeler, 63, of Mexico, died Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017 at
Saint Mary's Hospital in Jefferson City.
Graveside services will
be at 11:00 a.m. on Feb. 16 at New Salem Cemetery in Ashland. Family
will greet friends at the American Legion Post in Ashland at 12:00 p.m.
Laurie was born on June 25, 1953 in Columbia, to James S. and Alva
She graduated in 1971 from Hickman High School
in Columbia and later received a BA degree from Stephens College and a
MEd in Social Service/Agency Counseling from the University of
Missouri-Columbia. Laurie was a member of P.E.O., DAR, UDC, DUV, and
many other Heritage Organizations.
Laurie had resided in Mexico,
She is survived by her parents, James S. and Alva
Jane Sappington Cunningham of Columbia, and her longtime companion, Ivar
Myer, of Mexico. She is also survived by her daughter, Vivaca (Chet)
Crowser; and three grandchildren, Arden, Nora and Holden Crowser all of
Memorials can be sent to P.E.O. Chapter DK in
care of Marybeth Kletti, 325 Woodlawn, Mexico, MO 65265; New Salem
Cemetery Ass'n, Ashland, MO; or Cancer Research Center, 3501 Berrywood
Drive, Columbia, MO 65201.
Published Thursday, February 16, 2017
McCallum, 47, of St. Louis, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, Feb.
11, 2017 at Saint Louis University Hospital as the result of a ruptured
Visitation will be Monday, Feb. 20, 2017 from 1:00
-3:00 p.m. at Parker-Millard Funeral Service and Crematory with Memorial
Service and reception to follow.
Kathleen was born June 21, 1969,
She graduated from Hickman High School and the
University of Missouri with a bachelor’s degree in psychology. She went
on to live and work in Lawrence, Kan, Kansas City, and Minneapolis,
Minn. for Streetside Records, Yves Saint Laurent Cosmetics, and the
retail and management team at Nordstorm department stores.
2008, Kathleen returned to Missouri to be closer to her family, where
she continued her employment with Nordstrom as a store administrator and
human resources assistant in St. Louis until the time of her death.
Kathleen was an avid reader and had a passion for music and the
arts. She was known for her sharp wit, her signature style, and her deep
love of her family and her friends. She took particular pride and joy in
her only nephew, who adored her. Kathleen lived her life with unwavering
intelligence and humor, and she will be profoundly missed.
Kathleen is survived by her parents, Drs. Robert and Constance McCallum;
her sister and brother-in-law, Karen and Sean Scales; her nephew and
godson, Callum Scales; her love, Eric Peniston, and an extended family
of aunts, uncles, and cousins to whom she was beloved.
In lieu of
flowers, donations may be made in Kathleen’s name to the World Wildlife
Fund https://worldwildlife.org. Arrangements are under the direction of
Parker-Millard Funeral Service and Crematory, 12 E. Ash, Columbia, MO
65203 (573) 449-4153
Friday, February 17, 2017
McCluskey, 95, a long-time resident of Columbia, died on Feb. 15, 2017
in Tucson, Ariz.
A private memorial ceremony will be held in
Columbia at a future date.
She was born in Fulton on Jan. 21,
1922 to Robert C. Holliday and Fern Purl Holliday.
In 1941, Mary
Lou married her high school sweetheart, W.C. “Mac” McCluskey. They were
married for 72 years, until Mac’s death in 2013.
She moved to
Columbia in 1934 when her father became senior pastor of Missouri
Methodist Church. She graduated from Hickman High School, where she was
elected homecoming queen. She attended the University of Missouri and
was a member of Delta Gamma sorority.
Following World War II, Mac
and Mary Lou lived in various places in Missouri, resettling in Columbia
in 1956 where they lived until 2013. They had two daughters, Elizabeth
“Libby” Lee Oldham and Nancy Ann McCluskey-Moore, both of whom graduated
from Hickman High School and the University of Missouri.
loving and supportive wife and mother, Mary Lou’s greatest joy came from
her happy marriage, as well as her daughters and three grandsons. She
delighted in their successes and provided a steady stream of comfort,
guidance and kindness during the best and worst of times. Mary Lou’s
vibrant, independent spirit and sweet nature will be greatly missed by
her family, but her unstinting love will live forever in their hearts.
Her daughters; sons-in-law, Mark Neal Oldham and George Edward
Moore; grandsons, Neal Robert Oldham and Brendan McCluskey Smith; and
their wives, Kris Foulks Oldham and Sarah Yukiko Asaki, survive her.
Her husband and beloved grandson, Nicholas Matthew Oldham, preceded
Mary Lou in death.
Wednesday, March 1, 2017
Brittain, Jr., 85, passed away Friday, Feb. 24, 2017, at his home.
An Inurnment service will be at 2:00 pm March 4, at the Bonne Femme
Church Cemetery with full military honors provided by the U. S. Navy.
He was born Dec. 6, 1937 in Arlington, Va., Son of Alfred C.
Brittain, Sr., and Mary Claudia Childs.
Mr. and Mrs. Brittain and
son’s Alfred, age five, and John, age two, came to Columbia when Mr.
Brittain, Sr. was appointed head Agriculture Statistician, USDA for the
State of Missouri in 1936.
Alfred attended Columbia Schools and
graduated from Hickman High and attend his father’s Alma Mater, Iowa
State and also the University of Missouri.
Alfred joined the Navy
during the Korean conflict and was based in Key-West Florida with the
first sonar helicopter squad aboard the USS Mindara-CUE 120 and the USS
Leyte CVS 32, flying the coast searching for submarines serving a 3
month tour on the aircraft carrier. After 4 years he returned to
Columbia with his wife Charline Thompson, marrying in Dania, Fla. in
October 1954. They have been married for 62 years.
his first farm from Presiding Judge A. C. Mustain and bought other farms
in Boone and Callaway counties farming for 52 years. He loved tractor
pulling with his 5010 JD tractor and was champion at Fulton and Sedalia
In 1976, five Deer Park neighbors, along with
Alfred, formed the Deer Park Neighborhood Alert Organization as
burglaries were occurring in the neighborhood. This led to his interest
to become a sheriff’s deputy for 12 years and received 32 certificates
on criminal justice from two states.
In addition to his wife
Charline Brittain, Suvivors include their sons, Clayton and Randy
Brittain; and three Grandsons, John, Tyler and Austin Brittain.
Memorials are suggested to the Bonne Femme Church Cemetery.
Online condolences may be left for the family at
Published Wednesday, March 1, 2017
Dan Cook, 64, of
Columbia, passed away on Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017, in Columbia.
family will receive friends, in celebration of his life, from 4 p.m. to
6 p.m., on March 3, at the Columbia Country Club, 2210 North County Club
Dan was born in Columbia on June 12, 1952 to Gene and
Danny was a lover of the great outdoors,
traveling, gardening and fishing. He played competitive baseball for the
first 25 years of his adult life with “the best bunch of guys in Boone
County”, a true joy and pleasure. Dan worked as a carpenter and builder,
owning DRC Construction and Remodeling.
He is survived by his
parents, Gene and Pat Cook. Also, his sisters Debbie (Richard) Bass, and
Judy Cook (Rick) Penley; and his brother Michael Cook. As well as,
several nieces and nephews.
He also leaves behind his partner of
20 years, Pam Ashley, her daughter Brooke Maples and her husband Bobby
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of flowers donations can be made to Central Missouri Honor Flight. 1400
Forum Blvd. STE. 1-C Box 334 Columbia, MO 65203
Published Wednesday, March 1, 2017
Gary Leo Sheets, 72,
of Columbia, passed away on Monday, Feb. 27, 2017 at his residence,
surrounded by family.
A Celebration of Life will be at a later
date and time.
He was born on May 30, 1944, in Columbia, the son
of Jewett Leo and Mary Elizabeth (Crane) Sheets, both of whom preceded
him in death.
He was married on Sept. 26, 1965 in Las Vegas to
Judy Carter, who survives of the home.
He spent most of his
working life as a warehouse supervisor; first for Anjac Plastics in El
Monte, Calif., where he worked for 30 years, and later for Safety Kleen
in Columbia, where he worked for 10 years. He enjoyed fishing and
watching the Kansas City Chiefs, playing cards and yardwork, and
Hallmark movies. Most of all, he cherished time spent with his family
and “adopted” extended family.
Besides his wife of 51 years (Gary
would always say 110 years), he is survived by: his children, Kelley
Sheets (Mary Smith) of Auxvasse, and Gary J. Sheets (Jamie) of Sparks,
Nev.; grandchildren, Taylor Williams (Alex Vinson) of Kansas City, and
Beverly Hildreth (Mike Dunbar) of Auxvasse; great grandchildren, Cami
Wiser-Hildreth and Megan Hildreth; one sister, Linda Griggs of Columbia;
a cousin who was more like a brother, Bill Crane; and many other nieces,
nephews, cousins and extended family and friends.
sympathy may be made to: Missouri Cancer Associates, 1705 E. Broadway,
Suite 100, Columbia, MO 65201.
Arrangements are under the
direction of Parker-Millard Funeral Service and Crematory; 12 East Ash
Street, Columbia, Missouri, 65203; (573) 449-4153.
Published Thursday, March 2, 2017
Daniel "Danny" Kent
Brown, 61, of Blackwater, died Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017.
will be held Saturday, March 4 at 1:00 p.m. at Friendship Baptist, 1707
Smiley Lane, Columbia.
Danny was born December 11, 1955, the
youngest of ten children to Madge (Washington) and Sherman Brown Sr..
He played on the '74 Hickman High School Kewpies football team where
he played quarterback. He graduated from Hickman the same year. Upon
graduation, he worked for Rodney Tree Service where he learned valuable
knowledge of trees which he would share with anyone that would listen.
Danny started working for the Postal Service in 1976 until his
retirement in 2013.
He is preceded in death by his parents, two
brothers, baby Sherman, Sherman Brown Jr., four sisters, Barbara
Ballenger, Shirley Donnell, Elaine Agee, Nathalyn Forrest.
Survivors include his wife, Donna; son Kehyan; daughter Elizabeth; four
grandchildren, three sisters Marva Brown, Sandra Turner (James), Janice
Brown (Walter); many nieces and and nephews, a host of relatives and
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Sherman
Brown Jr. Memorial Scholarship at service or 1818 W. Worley St.,
Columbia, MO 65203.
March 2, 2017
Poe, 62, of Columbia, passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017 at
Family will receive friends from 10:00 a.m.
to 11:00 a.m. on Friday, March 3 at Parker-Millard Funeral Service and
Crematory. Funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, March 3
at Parker-Millard Funeral Service and Crematory. Burial will be in Mt.
He was born on August 25, 1954, in Boone County,
the son of Lester Victor and Alvena Delores (Hurt) Poe.
a 1972 graduate of Hickman High School and worked in maintenance for the
City of Columbia at the airport for 25 years. He was a fan of the St.
Louis Cardinals, enjoyed going to auctions, collecting comic books, and
his dogs. Alan had a big heart, and loved most of all spending time with
his family, extended family and many good friends.
He is survived
by his father, Lester Poe of Columbia; his companion, Carolyn Straatman
of the home; his sister, Janet Dorman of Columbia; brothers, Randy Poe
(Jan) of Columbia, and Kenny Poe of Fulton; one nephew, Shilo Dorman;
three nieces, Karla Dorman, Kim Poe, and Jamie Poe; three great-nieces
and one on the way.
He was preceded in death by his mother,
In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be
made to the Humane Society.
Arrangements are under the direction
of Parker-Millard Funeral Service and Crematory; 12 East Ash Street,
Columbia, Missouri, 65203; (573) 449- 4153.
Published Wednesday, March 8, 2017
69,passed away Thursday, March 2, 2017, surrounded by her family, after
a long battle with cancer.
A service honoring her memory will be
Sunday, March 12 at 2:30 p.m. at Olivet Christian Church.
true measure of one’s greatness is the love that is felt by those around
them,” for Cathe, that love was immense.
Cathe was born October
23, 1947 in Boulder, Colo.
She spent most of her life in
Columbia, where she grew up and raised a family. Her life was forged
with selflessness, love, and caring for all those that came into her
A loving wife, mother, and grandmother, known as
“Nana”, she dedicated her life to the comfort and happiness of her
family and friends. It is never easy to say goodbye, but it is always
worth the journey to experience such love.
She is survived by her
children, Kerri (Chad) Linder, Doug Powell, Scott (Amy) Powell, and Amy
(Mick) Wurzer; her beloved grandchildren, Allie, Spencer, Carson, Will,
Reece, Myla, Jack, Celia, Marley, Rhenn, and Emery. She is also survived
by her sister Kini (Kenny) Jones.
Her passing was preceded by her
husband, Bill Powell, and her parents, Bonnie and Dean Funk.
lieu of flowers, please send donations to: The Rainbow House Children’s
Shelter, 1611 Towne Dr., Columbia, Mo. 65203 or Second Chance Animal
Shelter, 24687 Highway 179, Boonville, Mo. 65233.
Published Sunday, March 5, 2017
Frank Regan, 81, of
Columbia, passed away on Friday, March 3, 2017 at his home in Columbia.
Visitation will be held from 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 7 at
Memorial Funeral Home. Memorial service will follow at 2:00 p.m. at the
funeral home. Inurnment will be in Memorial Park Cemetery with full
Frank was born on September 30, 1935 in
Galesburg, Ill., the son of William and Violet Regan who preceded him in
He was married on Dec. 18, 1954 to Marlene Barnes who
survives of the home.
In 1957, he graduated from University of
Missouri with a Business Administration degree; after graduation he
enlisted in the US Army and was stationed in Germany for four years
where he taught artillery. He retired from Columbia Auto Parts as the
office manager after 30 years.
Frank loved being with his family
and enjoyed fishing and reading.
Other survivors include: four
children, Cynthia Daugherty (Jack), Angela Storvick (David), David Regan
(Angie) all of Columbia and Robert Regan (Christina) of Frisco, Texas;
ten grandchildren, Scott Daugherty (Lisa), Erin Burri (Brett), Ashlee
Kelly, Zach Regan (Casey), Tyler Regan, Cory Regan, Erika Storvick,
Cayce Regan, Annika Storvick and Jarod Regan; four great-grandchildren,
Braden Daugherty, Drake Daugherty, Anna Daugherty and Jackson Burri; one
brother, William Regan of Columbia.
In lieu of flowers, memorials
may be made to Hospice Compassus, c/o Memorial Funeral Home, 1217
Business Loop 70 West, Columbia, MO 65202.
Online tributes may be
Published Sunday, March 12, 2017
Robert (Bob) Edward Lee,
81, died peacefully at Boone Hospital Center in the early morning of
Friday, March 3, 2017.
A celebration of life service will be held
at First Baptist Church of Columbia, at 11:00 a.m. on March 25. Further
details will follow prior to Bob’s funeral service.
survived by his wife, Marilynn A. Lee; his son, Robert E. Lee, Jr.; and
Ricardo E. Fontg, his foster son from El Salvador. Bob is also survived
by loving brothers and sisters and his extended family and friends.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Bob’s memory to the
Mizzou Scholarship Fund at his beloved alma matter, the University of
Missouri - Columbia.
Online condolences may be left for the
Published Tuesday, March 14, 2017
Wonneman, 73, of Fairfield, Iowa, passed away Saturday, March 11, 2017
at the Parkview Care Center in Fairfield, Iowa.
Interment will be
announced at a later date.
Carl was born to Virginia Lee
Kellerhals Wonneman and Forrest Audrain Wonneman on May 27, 1943 in
He graduated from high school in the state of
California, and served four years in the United States Navy in the
Underwater Demolition Program as a “Frog Man”. He received the degree of
Master of Business Administration from the Maharishi International
University in Fairfield, Iowa, and was active in teaching Transcendental
Carl is survived by his sister, Mary Christine
Wonneman Levi (Donald) of Stockton; and brother, Forrest A. (Jack)
Wonneman, Jr. (Roma) of Columbia.
Arrangements are being made by
Pickering Funeral Home of Mexico, Mo.
Expressions of sympathy may
be given at pickeringfh.com.
Sunday, March 19, 2017
Duane Detloff, 74,
of Columbia, passed away Monday, March 13, 2017 at Boone Hospital in
Visitation was from 1:00 -2:00 p.m. on Friday, March
17, at Memorial Funeral Home 1217 Business Loop 70 West Columbia, MO.
Funeral service began at 2:00 p.m. Friday, and burial followed in
Memorial Park Cemetery.
Duane was born August 15, 1942; he was US
Army Veteran. He loved motorcycles and classic cars.
condolences may be left at
Friday, March 17, 2017
Allen Ray Moore, 70,
of Rocky Mount, passed away on Wednesday, March 15, 2017, at St. Luke’s
Hospital in St. Louis.
Family will receive friends from 4:00 p.m.
to 7:00 p.m. on Friday, March 17, at Millard-Rekus Family Funeral Chapel
in Eldon. There will also be visitation from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. on
Saturday, March 18, at Parker-Millard Funeral Service and Crematory in
Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday,
March 18, at Parker-Millard Funeral Service and Crematory, with Mr. Jim
Cochrane and Rev. Buck Cueni-Smith officiating. Burial will be in
Memorial Park Cemetery.
He was born on Feb. 25, 1947, in Columbia
the son of Virgil Ray and Hilda M. (Bozarth) Moore.
married to Nancy Dimmitt, who preceded him in death on March 17, 2010.
Allen graduated in 1965 from Hickman High School. He was the CEO for
thirty years for Wonderland Camp, a camp for special needs children. He
was active in Lions’ Club, where he served as a past District Governor;
with the Missouri Jaycees, where he was a past Missouri State President;
and the Muleskinners. He also served on the Rocky Mount Fire Board.
Allen never met a stranger, and enjoyed times hunting, fishing, playing
cards and spending time with family and friends. He was a member of
Faith Bridge Church.
He is survived by: his mother, Hilda Moore
of Columbia; his friend, Polly Scott of Rocky Mount; his daughter,
Darrah (Kirk) Kasicki of Maryland Heights; one granddaughter, Emma Grace
Kasicki; one sister, Jan (Wayne) Holden of Columbia; a niece, Emily
(Kevin) Clark of Columbia; and 2 great nephews that he was very fond of,
Hayden and Jack.
Besides his wife of 42 years, he was preceded in
death by his father, Virgil Moore.
Arrangements are under the
direction of Parker-Millard Funeral Service and Crematory; 12 East Ash
Street, Columbia, Missouri, 65203; (573) 449-4153. Condolences may be
left online for the family at www.ParkerMillard.com
In lieu of
flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made to Wonderland Camp or
Leader Dogs for the Blind.