Carolyn Rumph died Monday, Oct. 22, 2012. She was 75.
Ada Van Gelder Bartlett lived in many places in her 91 years. She saw each move as a learning opportunity. Mrs. Bartlett died Sunday.
Dorine Idell Bartlett, 87, of Pace, Fla., died Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012.
Mrs. Garrett worked at the Ellis Fischel Cancer Center for many years and helped to co-found a branch of the Visiting Nurses Association.
Paul Lowry of Columbia died Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2012. He was 44.
Mrs. Gerzen's favorite place to visit was Yellowstone National Park for its diversity. She enjoyed it there more than anything, her husband said.
Kenneth Ray Tompkins enjoyed doing wood work and was known for his dry sense of humor.
A teacher for nearly 40 years, Eleanor Dude had a passion for reading and wanted to share that with her students and friends.
Alex Bermudez, who served as the director of the MU Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory for seven years, enjoyed the solitude and peace he found while fishing.
Mrs. Dawson worked with children suffering from polio as a public nurse. The state of Missouri trained her to fly a Cessna aircraft so she could treat children living on isolated farms in the state.
Gertrude Dawson's ashes will be spread Oct. 20 at Walnut Grove Cemetery in Paris, Mo.
Mr. Steuerwald was born in Iowa and lived in O'Fallon.
Mrs. Jones is survived by her grandson, Cecil Jones; granddaughters, Debbie Morgan and Tracy Jones; five great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren.
Dale Truman Sechler died Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012. He was 86.
Mrs. Ardrey helped her mother-in-law run the family restaurant and learned how to cook through the process. She worked in the food service industry for most of her life.
Andre Edwards, 25, was a chef for Centro Latino, and he was helping the organization start a fitness program.
Ms. Denninghoff died on Friday Sept. 29, 2012. She was 60 years old.
Ray L. Quick of Hallsville died Monday, Oct. 1, 2012. He was 62.
Bertha Ravenscraft-Perkins was a homemaker after retiring from the Ellis Fischel Cancer Center in 1982. She was a member of Praise Assembly of God Church.
Fred H. Todd of Columbia died Saturday, Sept. 29, 2012. He was 92 years old.
Sydney Denninghoff of Columbia died Sept. 29, 2012. She was 60.