Norman E. Devine, Feb. 14, 1918 — May 4, 2012, of Columbia

Mr. Devine died Friday, May 4, 2012. He was 94 years old.

Cynthia Collins

Cynthia Collins, May 12, 2012 — April 29, 2012, of Columbia

Calvin Ahlbrandt was math professor, lifelong learner

Calvin Dale Ahlbrandt of Columbia died Wednesday, May 2, 2012. He was 71.

John 'Jerry' Albert Epple Jr. lived with curiosity for life and passion for family

MU freshman Carolyn Dolan remembered for charming, inspiring personality

Carolyn Dolan was a shoe connoisseur, a whiz in the classroom, an infectious comedian and a motivated athlete.

Gladys Roth devoted 50 years to the real estate business

Gladys P. Roth of Columbia died Tuesday, April 24. She was 98 years old.

Gladys P. Roth, September 15, 1913 — April 24, 2012, of Columbia

Gladys P. Roth of Columbia died Tuesday, April 24. She was 98 years old.

Eloise Brickner loved babysitting her grandchildren

Eloise Brickner of Columbia died Wednesday, April 25 2012. She was 85.

Lifelong Boone County resident Shirley Jean Traxler enjoyed playing cards

Shirley Jean Traxler of Columbia died Monday, April 23, 2012. She was 76.

Crystal E. Crane loved sewing, old way of life

Crystal Crane of Columbia died Tuesday, April 24, 2012. She was 92.

Ryan Lee Lewis will be remembered for easy, open smile

Ryan Lewis of Ashland died Sunday, April 22, 2012, following an automobile accident. He was 34.

Shirley Jean Traxler, Nov. 27, 1935 — April 23, 2012, of Columbia

Shirley Jean Traxler of Columbia died Monday, April 23. She was 76 years old.

Ryan Lee Lewis, December 11, 1977 — April 22, 2012, of Ashland

Ryan Lee Lewis was known for his loyalty to his family as well as his ability to make people laugh.

Marcelyn "Kay" Lewis worked for state Revenue Department, enjoyed Luther Vandross and helping others

Ms. Lewis of Jefferson City was born in Columbia, and she graduated from Hickman High School in 1967. She was devoted to the service of others.

Mary McDonald devoted life to family, nursing and community

James Morris loved his family and outdoors

James L. "Jimmy" Morris of Centralia died Wednesday, April 18, 2012. He was 54.

Noah Barkovitz remembered for his sense of humor, dedication to family

Noah Barkovitz of Columbia died Tuesday, April 17, 2012. He was 97.

Noah Barkovitz, Jan. 27, 1915 — April 17, 2012, of Columbia

Noah Barkovitz, 97, died Tuesday, April 17, 2012.

Joye Patterson remembered as innovator in the field of science journalism at MU

"Joye radiated self-contained dignity without passivity," said Robert Logan, a longtime friend and colleague of Ms. Patterson, and former associate dean of the Missouri School of Journalism. "She truly had the ability to care."