Jean Nauert seized any opportunity to 'get her hands in the dirt'

Wednesday, May 8, 2013 | 7:37 p.m. CDT; updated 10:22 p.m. CDT, Wednesday, May 8, 2013

COLUMBIA — Jean Nauert enjoyed any activity that allowed her to get her hands dirty, whether that meant working in her vegetable garden behind her home or fixing a broken piece of machinery she came across.