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Local Obits for Tue. Jan 23, 2018

John H. Arnold Jr., 77, of Dixon, died Friday, January 19, 2018, in the General Leonard Wood Army Community Hospital, Fort Leonard Wood.
Mrs. Janice J. Bernskoetter, age 81 years, of Jefferson City, Mo., passed away Friday, January 19, 2018, at St. Joseph Bluffs.
Janice Marjorie Cutshaw, age 86, of Camdenton, passed away Saturday, January 20, 2018, at the Laurie Care Center.
Pamela Jean Donner, 56, of California, Mo., passed away at St. Mary's Hospital in Jefferson City, Mo. on Friday, January 19, 2018, at rest after a long brave battle with a very rare Disease (Common Variable Immune Deficiency).
Mr. James L. Glover, age 92 years, of Jefferson City, Mo., passed away Friday, January 19, 2018 at the Arbors at Westbrook Terrace.
Jack A. McMurtree, age 82, of Versailles, passed away Sunday, January 21, 2018, at Lake Regional Health System in Osage Beach.
John Russell, 66, of Jefferson City, died Friday, January 19, 2018 at the VA Hospital in Columbia.
William Franklin Schlup, age 72, of California, passed away on Saturday, January 20, 2018, peacefully at his home while surrounded by loved ones.
Anna Lee (Tripp) Gawer, 87, of Jefferson City, passed away peacefully on Thursday, January 18, 2018.
Janice J. Bernskoetter, age 81 years, of Jefferson City, Mo., passed away Friday, January 19, 2018, at St. Joseph Bluffs.
Mr. Marc D. Bertel, age 67 years, of Jefferson City, Mo., passed away Friday January 12, 2018, at Capital Region Medical Center.
Geralyn S. Bizjak (nee Huhman), age 51, of Aurora, Ohio, passed away on Monday, January 8, 2018.
Loretta Gayle Clardy-VanDoren, age 78, Wake Forest, North Carolina, passed away Thursday, January 18, 2018, in Wake Forest, North Carolina.
Mr. Forest Kenneth Clark, age 93, of Jefferson City, Mo., passed away Saturday, January 13, 2018, at Heisinger Bluffs.
Dale Brooks Duncan, 76, of Dixon, Missouri, formerly of Jefferson City, passed away Wednesday, January 17, 2018, at SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital surrounded by his family.
Norma Jean Dutcher, 88, of California, Mo., passed away Wednesday, January 17, 2018, at California Care Center.
Roman Joseph Falter, age 79, of Freeburg, departed this life on Thursday, January 18, 2018, in the Heisinger Bluffs Lutheran Senior Services Community, Jefferson City.
Benjamin F. Gadberry, 87, of Holts Summit, passed away Friday, January 19, 2018, at St. Joseph Bluffs Senior Living Community in Jefferson City.
Deanna Kay (Yowell) Gallagher, passed away peacefully on Thursday, January 18, 2018, in her home located in Jefferson City, Mo. with her daughter by her side.
Russell Dean Keith, 83, of Columbia, Mo., passed away on Thursday, January 18, 2018.
Mary Renee Cooley Koelling, 43, of Jefferson City, passed away Thursday, January 18, 2018, at her home surrounded by loved ones.
Maya (Shirey) Lewis, 38, of California, Mo., passed away at her residence on Thursday, January 18, 2018.
Donald Eugene Markway, 87, of Jefferson City, passed away Thursday, January 18, 2018, at, at Heisinger Bluffs.
Rose Procter. age 91, a longtime resident of Fort Mohave Ariz., entered heaven gates on Tuesday, January 9, 2018, peacefully at her home.
Richard E. "Dick" Risk, 84, died December 28, 2017, in Falls Church, Va. He was born in Belleville, Ill. to Marjorie and Richard Risk. He is preceded in death by his sister, Sally Risk Theiss, and is survived by his brother, Robert Risk and his former wife, Jane Wiley. In high school, Dick was president of the Illinois Association of Student Councils. He graduated from the University of Missouri at Columbia, and then served as an officer in the U.S. Navy. Dick worked for the First National Bank in St. Louis, where he was a member of the Young Republicans until they kicked him out for voting for Kennedy. Then he helped found the Downtown Democratic Luncheon Club. Dick joined the Missouri Commission on Human Rights in 1964, soon becoming its Executive Director. In 1995, he retired from the EPA after serving 24 years in the Civil Rights Office and the Grants Administration. In retirement he spent his time with volunteer activities and visiting family and friends. Dick was Director of Volunteers at the Northern Virginia Community College and helped found the Lifetime Learning Institute of Northern Virginia where he taught popular classes from "Science for Non-Scientists", "Why People Believe Weird Things" to "Poetry Appreciation". He was also a founding member of the Northern Virginia Ethical Society. He served eight years as a member of the Fairfax Area Commission on Aging, including two years as Chair. Dick traveled extensively, spent many hours on the tennis and pickleball courts with friends, traveled the West on his motorcycle and co-owned a plane among other adventures. Dick was a master at keeping in touch with friends and bringing people together. He also had a talent for appreciating people, for bringing out their best and for making them feel valued. He touched us all and will be missed. Charities preferred to Lifetime Learning Institute or Ethical Society of Northern Va. Memorial Service at the Virginia Ethical Society will be held April 7.
Alicia Christine Ann Wieberg, 87, Jefferson City, passed away Thursday, January 18, 2018, at Heisinger Bluffs.
Dorothy Rena (Hassler) Bacon, went to her heavenly home on Tuesday, January 16, 2018, at Westphalia Hills Nursing Home with her family by her side.
Dorothy "Nadine" Johansen, age 94, of Tipton, Missouri passed away Wednesday, January 17, 2018, at the Tipton Oak Manor.
Ava Estes Payne Pitts Grannemann, age 97 of Bolivar, Mo., passed away after a short illness, on January 16, 2018, in Jefferson City, Mo.
Nora Rissler, 85, of Barnett, Missouri, died Wednesday, January 17, 2018, at her home.
Robert 'Bob' Glen Williams, 70, of California, Missouri, passed away Wednesday, January 17, 2018, at SSM Health St. Mary's Jefferson City.
Mrs. Teressa F. Gleeson, age 57, of Holts Summit, passed away Sunday January 14, 2018, at her home surrounded by her family.
Carolyn Joanne Lehman, 80, of Jefferson City, died Tuesday, January 16, 2018, at Jefferson City Manor Care.
Dr. Charles Francis Luebbert 'Doc', 93, of Tipton Missouri, passed away Monday, January 15, 2018, at Capital Region Medical Center in Jefferson City.
Sumanee "Sue" McCollum, 78, of Jefferson City, passed away Friday, January 5, 2018, at her home.
Michael Vincent Moscato, 30, of Jefferson City, passed away Tuesday, January 16, 2018, in Jefferson City.
William James Troutt, 81, of Jefferson City, died Wednesday, January 17, 2018, at Jefferson City Nursing & Rehabilitation Center.
Mr. William H. 'Bill' Braucksieker, age 90, of Jefferson City, Mo., passed away Monday, January 15, 2018, at his home in Jefferson City.
Dr. Charles Francis Luebbert "Doc", 93, of Tipton, Missouri, passed away Monday, January 15, 2018, at Capital Region Medical Center in Jefferson City.
Michael Vincent Moscato, 30, of Jefferson City, passed away Tuesday, January 16, 2018, in Jefferson City.
Clarence A. Reinsch, 93 of Jefferson City, formerly of Argyle, passed away on Tuesday, January 16, 2018, at The Arbors at Westbrook Terrace.
Ralph Smith, age 88, of Union, Mo., passed away Sunday, January 14, 2018.
Wayne Ross Thompson, 83, of Versailles, died Sunday, January 14, 2018 in Lake Regional Hospital, Osage Beach.
J.C. Garrison, age 91, of Versailles, died Monday, January 15, 2017.
Bobby Ray Mauzy, 81, of Holts Summit, Missouri passed away on Friday, January 12, 2018, at Capital Region Medical Center in Jefferson City, Missouri.