Cathy Marshall Anderson loved helping others through her work

Monday, January 6, 2014 | 4:03 p.m. CST; updated 4:53 p.m. CST, Monday, January 6, 2014

COLUMBIA — Cathy Marshall Anderson of Columbia died Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014. She was 58.

She was born in 1955 in Webster Groves.

Ms. Anderson attended MU and obtained a degree in education. She earned honors through her business and philanthropic work. As a financial expert she wanted to educate her clients how to live well and leave their mark on the world.

Her family and work were important to her. She helped raise two girls and two granddaughters. Ms. Anderson enjoyed sitting by the fire with her dogs while watching MU sports. She often took trips to the lake and liked Cardinals baseball.

She is also survived by a brother, sister-in-law, niece, nephew and many cousins.

Services will be at 4 p.m. Thursday at Firestone Baars Chapel at Stephens College, 1306 East Walnut St.

Memorial contributions can be made to The Cathy M. Anderson Charitable Family Foundation, c/o Williams Keepers Financial Services, 2005 W. Broadway, Suite 100, Columbia, MO 65203 or the Vincent P. Gurucharri Foundation, 3220 Bluff Creek Drive, Suite 100, Columbia MO 65201.

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