The Rev. Jay Lester Ketchie, 78, cared deeply for those affected by death or grief and spent many hours working with them through difficult times. He died Saturday, Sept. 28.
Gerald “Jerry” Lehr of Columbia, died Friday, Sept. 27, 2013. He was 71.
He was 89 and dedicated his life to his career as a combat pilot.
Robert "Bob" Harold Stevens died Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013. He was 86.
Betty Burns loved traveling, reading, playing bridge and quilting. She attended every MU football and basketball home game until she was 90. She died Tuesday at age 94.
Debora Lynne Moore of Columbia died Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013. She was 50.
The son of two musicians, Robert Kvam played trumpet in several bands and had a love of big band jazz. Later, he taught accounting at MU and was much loved by students and colleagues.
The former Northwestern coach and All-American offensive tackle was 69.
Albert Franklin Graham of Columbia died Friday, Sept. 20, 2013. He was 93. Frank Graham dedicated his life to educating young people about agriculture through Missouri 4-H.
Robert D. McDuffie died Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013, in Columbia. He was 49.
Twila Jones of Columbia died Wednesday, Sept. 18 at Boone Hospital Center.
Rita Julie Dudley died Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013, after a 7-year battle against cancer. She was 55.
Belinda Gay Hulen of Columbia died Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013. She was 53.
Datsko Datsov of Columbia died on Monday, Sept. 16, 2013. He was 68.
Constance Schenk taught in the foreign language department at Stephens College for 25 years. Her language skills fueled a lifelong passion for travel.
Joan Burns loved to tailgate. She and her husband lived in a home on the corner of Stadium Boulevard and Providence Road, near Memorial Stadium.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Royer Funeral Home. Services will be held at 11 a.m.Wednesday at the funeral home.
Memorial services will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday at Liberty Baptist Church.
Jacob William Meadows of Ashland died Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013. He was 17.
Chris Boettcher of Columbia will be remembered for his interest in the outdoors and as a fan of the Missouri Tigers and the St. Louis Cardinals.