Elizabeth Phillippe, May 8, 1925 — March 23, 2013
Paul Krusekopf served as executive director of USAID missions in Bolivia, Indonesia, Laos and Liberia
Paul Krusekopf, formerly of Columbia, served as executive director of USAID missions in Bolivia, Indonesia, Laos and Liberia
Robert M. Crisler, 92, was a former Columbia resident and WWII veteran.
Art student Emily Jackson, 23, was a friend to everyone, her professors at MU said. She died Thursday.
Christine Weaver, a St. Louis native, had a bachelor's, master's and doctoral degree, and received the 1996 Governor's Volunteer Award for her work with Literacy Volunteers of Pitt County.
Christine Cain Weaver passed away on Friday, March 22, 2013.
A recipient of the E. Sydney Stephens Professional Wildlife award, Clifford H. Caldwell loved to plant trees and pick wildflowers for his wife.
Mr. Vaughan taught for 20 years at Columbia Public Schools. He enjoyed fishing, mushroom hunting and playing golf.
Georgia Burlingame, a retired mid-Missouri Mental Health Center nurse, died Monday, March 18, 2013. She was 82.
Terry Leon Blumer died Sunday, March 17, 2013. He was 80.
Dr. Harry Berrier, who had been making Show Me Bar-B-Q Sauce since 1975, died Sunday, March 10, 2013, in Columbia at age 95.
Joseph Giangiacomo, 71, died Thursday, March 12, 2013.
Rita Hess Bunn died Friday, March 15, 2013, at age 80.
Adela Walter worked at Walmart as a greeter for the past five years.
Lillie Beatrice "Bea" Smith noted for her attention to detail, gardening, cooking, agricultural interests and being an avid Missouri Tigers football fan.
Janette Hinshaw Emerson taught Sunday school for many years at Columbia First Assembly of God and served as a ladies dorm supervisor for Rocky Mountain Bible College in Denver, Colo.
Shirley Austin volunteered extensively at the Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, and helped manage a coffee delivery business.
Ronald Palmer of Columbia died on Monday, March 4, 2013. He was 72. Palmer, who had six children, was a family-man. He also once delivered a baby in a cab.
William D. Wikoff died Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013. He was a people person who always had a smile on his face.
"(Life) was always shiny to him," Kay Rich, his wife of almost 20 years, said. "He always thought if you had a smile on your face maybe it would touch somebody."