Son said mother was both quiet and outgoing

Ethel Todd assisted her husband in shepherding his congregation by reaching out to the community with quiet charisma.

Dixie Botner was a teacher, traveler and devoted wife

Botner loved traveling around the world with her husband and teaching elementary school children. 

Dixie Botner enjoyed traveling, teaching children

Dixie Botner of Columbia was an avid fan of the St. Louis Cardinals. She died Sunday, May 13, 2012. She was 84.

Michael Harms lived life to the fullest, loved his family

Members of Michael Harms' family described him as a quiet, thoughtful and intelligent man.

Marion W. Sorenson had beloved wife, long teaching career

Marion Sorenson received his doctorate degree at MU, where he was a professor of zoology for several years.

Elizabeth Batterton Douglass Windmiller was active in the community, recalled living 'A Country Life'

Elizabeth Batterton Douglass Windmiller grew up on a farm near McBaine. She taught millinery in the fashion department at Stephens College and was extremely active in the local community.

Martha Vivian Morris enjoyed spending time with her family

Martha Vivian Morris, Nov. 23, 1928 - May 10, 2012, formerly of Columbia

Howard Pemberton was decorated Army veteran

Howard L. Pemberton of Storm Lake, Iowa, died Tuesday, May 8. He was 92.

Bob Pauley Jr. loved to bowl, dance and spend time with family

Robert "Bob" Pauley Jr. of Columbia died Wednesday, May 9, 2012. He was 89.

MU professor dedicated to education, knowledge

John Miles Foley served as director and founder of the Center for Studies of Oral Tradition and the Center for eResearch, as well as a curators' professor and professor of both classical studies and English at MU. Dr. Foley died Thursday, May 3, 2012. He was 65.

Norman E. Devine loved his family, his church and collecting model toy tractors

Norman E. Devine, of Columbia, died Friday, May 4, 2012. He was 94.

Armon Frederick Yanders, April 12, 1928 — May 7, 2012, of Columbia

Mr. Yanders of Columbia died Monday, May 7, 2012. He was 84 years old.

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.