Joel Hartman was best known for his class at MU titled "The Amish Community," which studied contemporary Amish and Plain Mennonite society.
Mr. Danson died Tuesday, Jan. 27, at the age of 61.
Jean Murphy, avid volunteer within her church community, died Monday.
Jack D. Gilmore served in the Korean War and was a member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 257. Mr. Gilmore died Jan. 26. He was 85.
William Leon Hughes of Columbia died Wednesday,, Jan. 21. He was 88 years old.
William Leon Hughes of Columbia died Wednesday, Jan. 21. He was 88 years old.
Mr. Dillow's involvement in the Columbia golf community was instrumental in the promotion of the game in the area. A three-war veteran, he died Thursday, Jan. 22, at the age of 92.
Martha Louise Long Golden, a long-time Fayette resident, died Friday, Jan. 23, 2015 in Topeka, Kansas. She was 95.
Mr. Viggers enjoyed working with wood and carving unique sculptures of religious figures, lions, mythical creatures and human characters.
Lois "Pauline" Richey of Columbia and formerly Fayette, died Saturday, Jan. 17. She was 82.
Stuart Loory was a well-known journalist in newspapers and at CNN, and he was a professor emeritus at the Missouri School of Journalism. He died Friday at 82.
Mrs. Copeland taught business at three academic institutions before retiring to raise her children. Her passion for reading led her to teach each of her children and grandchildren how to read before elementary school.
Rudie Wright Slaughter Jr. died Sunday at his home in Cape Girardeau, Missouri, after a brief struggle with cancer. He was 83.
Mr. Korschgen had a reputation as the person who could identify plants, seeds, feathers, hairs, bones and insects.
Madelynn Grace McClure of Centralia died Jan. 3, 2015. She was 9 weeks old.
The award-winning columnist also wrote for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Sedalia Democrat and other publications, published several books and actively participated in several organizations.
Whether it was singing in the MU Choral Union, acting with the Maplewood Barn players, reading anything he could get his hands on or biking across the U.S., Dr. Hasselriis thrived in his passions.
Mrs. Wilmsmeyer was a certified nurse's aide for more than 35 years at St. Joseph’s Hospital and Cooper County Memorial Hospital in Boonville. The New Franklin resident died Thursday.
Mr. Phelps loved woodworking, photography and travel, and he especially enjoyed time with his grandchildren and family. The Columbia resident died Tuesday.
Mr. Nichols also worked in construction with his brother-in-law in Milan, Missouri. He died Tuesday at 69.