Bernard Lensmeyer operated several restaurants, including Bennie's and Auburn's in Columbia. He liked to restore cars and read the works of Vince Flynn.
Rose M. Williams of Columbia died Monday, Sept. 9, 2013. She was 64.
Lois D. Lorton of Columbia died Monday, Sept. 9, 2013. She was 78.
From Australia to Washington, Marveina Ward, 76, never lost the sense of adventure she developed as a child. She died Friday.
Curtis Jones, 40, formerly of Columbia and more recently of Morgantown, W.Va., was the MU director of football operations from 1999 to 2000. He died Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013.
Leo Lewis, or the "Lincoln Locomotive," played football as a student at Lincoln University and for the Blue Bombers in Winnipeg, Canada.
Ethel Rustad of Columbia cared for kids both at her day care and Sunday school class.
Carl Traxler of Columbia died Sunday, Sept. 1, 2013. He was 86.
Margarita Micaela Lopez of Columbia was born in Cienfuegosac, Cuba, where she spent her summers by the islands, fishing and swimming. She died Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2013. She was 78.
Marshall "Gene" Meredith died Aug. 29, 2013. He was 78.
After living with cancer for three years, Lisa Michelle Koopmeiners died at age 42.
Marguerite L. Johnson of Columbia died Monday, Aug. 26, 2013. She was 100.
Edward "Chase" Senor died Sunday, Aug. 25, 2013. He was 33. He worked for Columbia Lawn Care, a job his sister said he loved. When not working, he enjoyed spending time with family and friends.
Gerald Kramer's wife said his years of working in sales made him the man she best remembers him to be: talkative, humorous and outgoing. Mr. Kramer of Columbia died Monday, Aug. 26, 2013. He was 73.
A mid-life bike accident left Albert Lee Henson III paralyzed from the chest down, but the accident didn’t freeze his passion or giddy grin.
Eileen Hargraves of Columbia died Monday, Aug. 26, 2013. She was 90.
Anna Hall worked for the Department of the Navy during World War II. Later, she worked in the Missouri Department of Social Services.
Anna Beckman endured many hardships, including the deaths of two husbands. But she found much love and enjoyment in life, her husband and children said.
Dr. James Tudor earned several decorations while serving in the Army Air Corps in World War II.
Igor Izioumine was a member of the Columbia Bicycle Club and rode his bicycle to work. He died on Saturday while cycling in the BikeMO 2013 event.