Janet Lee Saunders, Oct. 25, 1960 — July 26, 2012, of Columbia

Janet Lee Saunders of Columbia died Thursday. She was 51.

Dona Stiles Gaddy was dedicated to nursing career

Dona Stiles Gaddy died Monday, July 16. She was 93. 

Dona Gaddy, Jan. 17, 1919 — July 16, 2012, of Marshall

Dona Gaddy, 93, of Marshall, Mo., died Monday.

Sonja Raitt-Ogden was teacher, softball champion

Sonja D. Raitt-Ogden of Columbia died Wednesday, July 18, 2012. She was 49.

Spc. Sterling Wyatt was a big brother to friends

Spc. Sterling Wyatt, 21, died Wednesday while serving in Kandahar, Afghanistan.

Co-founder of Missouri Pride Fastpitch Softball remembered for love of coaching, family

George H. Marshall of New Franklin died Friday, July 13, 2012. He was 65.

Veteran remembered for his self-reliance

Robert L. O'Bannon of Columbia died Sunday, July 15, 2012. He was 82.

Bernadine Ford remembered for her generosity, love of music

Bernadine Ford of Columbia died Friday, July 13, 2012. She was 87.

Zane Lee was a U.S. Army Reserves soldier, Eagle Scout

Zane Lee, 20, of Columbia died Sunday in Indianapolis, Ind.

Robert "Bob" Miller enjoyed volunteering in Columbia

Robert Milton Miller of Columbia died Monday, July 9, 2012. He was 91.

Siblings with big smiles loved sports, friends, family

Alexandra and Brayden Anderson died Wednesday, July 4, 2012. Alexandra was 13, and Brayden was 8.

Mary Dierkes remembered as caring teacher and friend

Mary Dierkes died Wednesday. She was 59.

Mary Dierkes, May 4, 1953 — July 4, 2012

Mary Dierkes died Wednesday, July 4, 2012. She was 59.

Frank Wegner remembered for his love of food and family

Frank L. Wegner of Columbia died Saturday, June 30, 2012. He was 69.

Herbert Williams, 74, of Columbia died

Herbert Williams of Columbia died Monday, June 25, 2012. He was 74.

Berry Kelly worked for justice, equality

Berry Kelly worked for justice and equality, trying to extend the same basic rights to young adults he wasn't afforded as a child.

G & D Steakhouse co-founder Kasiani Aslanidis loved children, cooking

Kasiani Aslanidis of Columbia died Friday, June 29, 2012. She was 82.

John Claude Schuder was a lifelong peace, civil rights activist

John Claude Schuder of Columbia died Saturday, April 7. He was 90.

Betty Hoffman loved cooking and volunteering

Mrs. Hoffman, 81, of Columbia shared a love for cooking and volunteering with both her family and the Columbia community. She died Friday.

Larry Joe Starke lived a life full of appreciation, hard work

Larry Joe Starke of Columbia died Wednesday, June 20, 2012.