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Former Columbia police officer John Warner, who was best known for his work with the DARE program, died August 4.
"We knew that as long dad was behind us, we were invincible," Kris Koller said of her father, James, who was a cheerleader for both his family and students he taught at MU.
Bruce Goebel's legacy will live on in the buildings he designed for the city.
“He just had the biggest heart, and he cared about everyone’s safety and well-being," Taylor Bacon said. "That’s the hallmark of who he was.”
Susan Baker's friends and family speak fondly of their memories of her generous and adventurous heart.
Brown spent 35 years as a professor and researcher at MU. His successors at Sanborn said he set a lasting course. "Whatever we're doing now is based on what he proposed 31 years ago," current Director Tim Reinbott said.
Sally Marble was known for being an exceptional mother, wife and follower of Jesus. "I wouldn't say she ever fought cancer," Max Marble, her husband of 48 years, said. "She lived as fully as can be with it."
The 30-year-old mother and her four children died in a single-car crash last Wednesday.
Dr. O'Dell, a biochemistry professor at MU who continued doing research until age 100, focused on the nutritional effects of elements such as zinc and copper. His family and colleagues called him humble and gracious.
“My dad was a man of character,” said Kevin Schroeder, Joe’s youngest son. “That was what made him good as an official. He felt like his job was to make sure a there was a fair game played and everyone came away with a good experience.”
"Most of our best stories were about laughter," her husband, David Para, said. "She had a great laugh and a great smile. She smiled all the time when she played."
Rev. Muriel Leach led a long and full life dedicated to helping others.
Throughout her life, Linda Kay Chapman aimed to bring joy to the lives of those she knew with her constant smile and fun-loving personality.
Memorial services for Holden will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, March 8 at Oak Cemetary Hill in Kirkwood, Missouri.
Jordan Hoyt's life will be celebrated Saturday at Shakespeare’s South, 3911 Peachtree Drive in Columbia.
A celebration of life for Mrs. Hemphill will be held at a later date in St. Thomas More Newman Center.
Wendy Vanessa Garcia-Raygoza, 24, died in a head-on collision Feb. 21 on Route WW.
Mr. Wilson was devoted to his community and dedicated to firefighting, his faith, and his family and friends.