Mr. Sievert served in the Air Force during World War II, and he would often talk about dropping humanitarian aid into Holland. Mr. Sievert died Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014. He was 94.
Richard "Bobcat" Pauley died Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. He was 73. His family remembers him as a man with a strong work ethic and generous heart.
Dayne William Hathman, shot and killed Thursday in Callaway County, will be remembered by family and friends for his positive attitude.
Mrs. Ayers' family remembers her spontaneity, her generosity and her famous homemade applesauce. She died Monday, Aug. 18, 2014. She was 93.
Bill Carter died Wednesday at the age of 56. He had worked as a photographer at Rock M Nation since 2009.
Michael Tufts died Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014, at the age of 25.
Mrs. Esterly gave her time and heart to the community that she loved, and the community loved her back. She died Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014. She was 97.
She enjoyed and taught several forms of needlework in addition to her job at Lucille's Restaurant.
Mrs. Ayers trained as a nurse and worked at several hospitals during her career, including the MU Medical Center.
Michael Tufts, the New Bloomfield police officer who was involved in a December 2012 drunk driving accident, died Saturday night in Columbia after almost two years in a coma.
Mr. Nagel was an Air Force flight instructor, commanded two space missions and earned more than a dozen medals for his service, but what his friends and family remember most about him is his generosity and sense of humor.
Rebecca East of Columbia died Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014. She was 55.
Elvy Anna Hartley, of Columbia, died Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014. She was 88.
Becky East was known for having a generous heart She loved helping others.
June Wahllel Kingery, of Columbia, died Friday. She was 82.
Martha Sue Singleton, of Columbia, died Friday. She was 76.
When Patricia Oberer found out she had pancreatic cancer, one of her griefs was that there were still so many books left that she wasn't going to have time to read. Mrs. Oberer of Columbia died Sunday, Aug. 17. She was 77.
Erin Johnson loved to laugh and see others happy. His family and friends were the most important thing to him. Mr. Johnson died Friday, Aug. 15, 2014. He was 22.
The Kentucky transplant made her home in the Columbia community, becoming a Red Cross volunteer Gray Lady at University Hospital, volunteering with the Girl Scout Silver Meadows Camp and volunteering at First Baptist Church of Columbia.
Ernest Thomas Smerdon was born Jan. 19, 1930. He died Monday, Aug. 11, 2014. He was 84.