Eric Scott Jansing, Dec. 13, 1971 — June 13, 2012, of Columbia

Thursday, June 14, 2012 | 5:58 p.m. CDT

Eric Scott Jansing, age 40, of Columbia, MO, passed away June 13, 2012.

Beloved husband of Kari Jansing (Butcher), and loving father of Hailey, Logan and Child-to-Be, Eric was born on December 13, 1971, in Saint Louis County, MO. He and Kari were married in Columbia, MO on August 21, 1999.

Beloved son of Terry and Sherlynn Jansing, Eric is also survived by his sister, Jennifer Scanlon (Gary), of Austin, TX; his mother-in-law, Judy Butcher, and father-in-law, Tom Butcher, both of Columbia, MO; two sisters-in-law, Kristi Campbell (David) of Columbia, MO, and Kim Robbins (Rick), of Wisconsin; his grandparents, Wil Jansing and Dorothy Melton; as well as nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts, uncles and numerous friends.

He was preceded in death by his grandmother Dolores Jansing and grandfather Sherman Melton.

A visitation will be held Monday, June 18, 2012, from 4 to 9 p.m. at Memorial Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at Community United Methodist Church on Tuesday, June 19, 2012, at 11 a.m. Interment will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to a college fund for Eric’s children, with checks made payable to: Eric Jansing Memorial Fund, c/o Bank of Missouri, 3610 Buttonwood Drive, Columbia, MO 65201.

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