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Columbia Missourian

Stephanie Jo Potter, July 17, 1961 — May 20, 2013

By Memorial Funeral Home
May 22, 2013 | 5:50 p.m. CDT

Stephanie Jo Potter, 51, of Boonville, lost her battle with cancer on May 20, 2013.

She was born July 17, 1961 in Dayton, Ohio to Dwight and Delores (Baker) Thatcher. She married Stanley Potter in Columbia in 1997, and he survives.

Stephanie was an avid quilter. She loved the great outdoors, including hunting, camping and fishing and just enjoying nature. She was also an animal lover, who was especially drawn to canine companions.

She graduated nursing school in 1989 and spent 17 and a half years as a nurse with Boone County Health Department.

In addition to her loving husband, Stephanie is survived by her children, Jessica Fox of Milton, FL, and Dustin Vincke of Boonville, MO, siblings, Pam Bruns, Lisa Thatcher, and Skip Thatcher; grandchildren, Ethan and Benjamin, and her father, Dwight Thatcher.

She was preceded in death by her mother.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Cancer Treatment Centers of America, 10109 E 79th St., Tulsa, Oklahoma 74133.

Online condolences may be left at memorialfuneralhomeandcemetery.com.