Marcia Easley, who at one time worked at the Missouri School of Journalism, found time for many hobbies, including quilt-making, dancing and gardening.
Robert Eugene "Gene" Riddell Jr. died Monday, Dec. 24, 2012, after a battle with cancer.
From 1956 to 1960, Robert Paul Henry served in the Columbia Police Department.
Mary Jane Lang Grundler died Tuesday at 93. Dr. Grundler taught business education and excellence.
The decorated war veteran gave 31 years of service to the the military. He led troops through the Pacific during World War II and served as security division chief of the then-newly formed Central Intelligence Group (now the CIA), director of security in the Office of Secretary of Defense and eventually as a chief of security in a division at the Pentagon.
Mary Jane Grundler worked at MU for 38 years. When she retired in 1985, she was awarded the title Professor Emeritus of Education.
Claude D. Barton, 96, served in the Army during World War II and continued his military career until 1970. He also was the CIA's first chief of its Security Division.
Mrs. Dozier worked for Shelter Insurance for 30 years.
Ellen Kackley of Columbia died Saturday, Dec. 15. She was 62 years old.
Loretta Holt, 100, of Columbia died Monday, Dec. 17, 2012. She enjoyed spending time with family, crocheting and playing bingo.
Anita N. Robinson enjoyed reading and teaching children.
June M. Fansler is remembered by her daughter as a strong, wonderful woman who loved music and her family.
Mr. Hill earned a bachelor's degree in industrial arts with a minor in mathematics from Southwest Missouri State in 1952 after graduating from Excelsior Springs High School.
Curly Joe Harper died Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012. He was 63.
Mickie Jenkins of Columbia died Friday, Nov. 23, 2012. She was 88.
Mickie Jenkins worked as realtor for Mendenhall Realty, in Columbia Public Schools and at Buchroeder Jewelers.
Friends, teammates and coaches share their memories of Emily Ferguson, an MU sophomore and a graduate of Kirkwood High School.