Isla Mae "Kitty" Crane of Wilbraham, Mass., died Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012.
Thelma McArthur of Columbia died Friday, Oct. 19, 2012. She was 96. Mrs. McArthur was a lover of books and nature.
Long before her daughter entered Missouri politics, Betty Anne McCaskill had made her own mark in Democratic circles.
Ralph Robert Anderson, who taught at MU for more than 25 years, died Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012. He was 79.
Services will be at 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, October 30 at First Presbyterian Church. Burial will follow in Columbia Cemetery.
Dr. Shaver, a leading scholar in advertising and communications for more than 25 years, died Wednesday, Oct. 17, in Fearrington Village, N.C.
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.