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Harley Hartwick

Harley "Gene" Hartwick, 67, Eldon, Mo., passed away Tuesday, December 29, 2009, in Eldon. He was born September 23, 1942, in Santa Monica, Calif., the son of Harley Clay Hartwick and Grace Marie (Ward) Hartwick. He was married April 25, ...

Nicole Robertson

Nicole Sue Robertson was stillborn Tuesday, December 29, 2009, at St. Mary's Health Center. Survivors include: her mother, Sarah Goben of Jefferson City, Mo.; her father, Cole Robertson of Jefferson City, Mo.; her sister, Shelby Nichole Goben of the home; ...

Kawanna and Kamira Jackson and Payne

Kawanna M. Jackson, 32, and Kamira Payne, 22 months, mother and daughter, passed away Saturday, December 26, 2009, as a result of injuries sustained in an automobile accident. The below picture of Kawanna and Kamira was taken on Christmas Day ...

Sandra Loethen

Sandra Lee Loethen, 64, of Springfield, formerly of Jefferson City, passed away Thursday, December 31, 2009, at Cox Medical Center South in Springfield. She was born March 19, 1945, in Jefferson City, a daughter of the late James W. and ...

Frank Stilabower (Veteran)

Frank Edward Stilabower, 78, of Jefferson City, passed away Wednesday, December 30, 2009, at his home. He was born May 21, 1931, in Laclede, a son of Frank Stilabower and Marian E. (Groes) Stilabower Allen. Frank graduated from Laclede Public ...

Anna E. Butler

Anna E. Butler, of Lee's Summit, Mo., formerly of Jefferson City, Mo., went to her heavenly home, Saturday, December 26, 2009, at the John Knox Village Care Center, Lee's Summit, Mo. She was born July 21, 1922, in Omaha, Neb., ...

Brenda Skinner

Brenda Kaye Skinner, age 65, of Oxford, Ala., passed away Friday, January 1, 2010, at Northeast Alabama Regional Medical Center. She was a native of Columbus, Ga., a resident of Oxford, Ala. for the past 10 years and was of ...

Joyce Bland

Bland, R. Joyce, age 68, of Washington Township, passed away Friday, January 1, 2010, at the Ohio State University Ross Heart Hospital, Columbus, Ohio. She was born in Russellville, Mo., on June 15, 1941, she was the daughter of Herschel ...

Gary Adrian

Gary Wayne Adrian, 52, of Fulton, Mo., died Saturday, January 2, 2010, of injuries sustained in an automobile accident in Callaway County. He was born on September 8, 1957, in Jefferson City, the son of James Herbert and Irene H. ...

Mildred Lewis

Mildred Lewis, 89, of Jefferson City, died Monday, December 28, 2009, at Jefferson City Manor Care Center. She was born May 25, 1920, in Guthrie, Mo., the daughter of the late Burton and Bessie Vaughn Nevins. She was married on ...

Carl Graessle (Veteran)

Carl Jerome Graessle, 75, of Hartsburg, Mo., died Sunday, January 3, 2010, at Heisinger Bluffs in Jefferson City. He was born November 13, 1934, in Jefferson City, the son of Louis Hugo and Catherine Teresa Bode Graessle. He was married ...

Clarence Hager

Mr. Clarence G.F. Hager, age 96 years, of Henley, Mo., passed away Monday, January 4, 2010, at the Oak Tree Villa Nursing Center. Clarence was born February 7, 1913, in Henley, Mo., the son of William and Katharina Stroessner Hager. ...

Jeanne Daly

Jeanne Duncan Daly, age 58, of Columbia, died Wednesday, January 6, 2010, at home, marking the end of a hard-fought battle against inflammatory breast cancer. She was a true artistic spirit and the hub of her family. She was born ...

Juanita Strader

Juanita M. Strader, 91, of Sedalia, passed away Tuesday, January 5, 2010, at Sylvia G. Thompson Residence Center. She was born February 20, 1918, in Sedalia, a daughter of James Edgar and Lillian Stachia Manning Wolf. On July 18, 1936, ...

Agnes McCarty

Agnes Marie "Pete" McCarty, 94, of Jefferson City, died Thursday, January 7, 2010, at Oak Tree Villas. She was born on April 3, 1915, in Jefferson City, the daughter of the late William and Anna Marie Pirner Pfeffer. She was ...

James McCubbin

James Leroy "Mac" McCubbin, age 68, of Columbia, passed away Wednesday, January 6, 2010, at his home. Mr. McCubbin was born April 2, 1941, in Callaway County, to Gershom and Francis Baker McCubbin. He married Ellen Sue LaHue on October ...

Lowell Fischer (Veteran)

Lowell D. Fischer, 69, of Jefferson City, passed away Thursday, January 7, 2010, at Capital Region Medical Center. He was born June 6, 1940, in Cole County, Mo., a son of the late Edmund and Celesta Fischer. He attended Trinity ...

Ruth Hoffman

Ruth C. Hoffman, 98, of Jefferson City, formerly of Chamois, died Thursday, January 7, 2010, at her home. She was born July 11, 1911, in Chamois, a daughter of Charles R. and Birdia L. (Brock) McKnight. She attended school at ...

Bobbie Martin (Veteran)

Bobbie Herbert Martin, 82, of Jefferson City, died Friday, January 8, 2010, at St. Mary's Health Center. He was born April 24, 1927, in Jefferson City, the son of the late Neal Robert and Anna Mae Meng Martin. He was ...

Mary Loehner

Mary Margaret Loehner, 92, of Koeltztown, Mo., died Saturday, January 9, 2010, at Westphalia Retirement Center. She was born on May 3, 1917, in Westphalia, Mo., the son of the late Charles P. and Catherine Ann Wansing Henke. She was ...

Violet Ball

Violet I. Ball, age 90, of Linn, passed away Saturday, January 9, 2010, at her residence. Violet was born on December 3, 1919, at Isabell Station in Osage County, a daughter to the late Tom and Dora (Nichols) Ball. As ...

Judy Harrison

Judy Harrison, age 67, of Russellville, died Friday, January 8, 2010, at St. Mary's Health Center in Jefferson City. She was born May 14, 1942, in Jefferson City, a daughter of Jewell and Lorene Bohannan Miles. She attended Jefferson City ...

John Ellsworth

Mr. John E. Ellsworth, age 74 years, of Jefferson City, Mo., died Sunday, January 10, 2010, at the Capital Region Medical Center. John was born June 15, 1935, in Novinger, Mo., the son of Ezra L. and Edna M. Baker ...

Jess McGill (Veteran)

Jess Herbert "Herb" McGill, age 85, of Warsaw, passed away Friday, January 8, 2010, at the Golden Valley Memorial Hospital in Clinton. He was born March 11, 1924, in Clarksburg, the son of Roy and Minnie (Wright) McGill. He grew ...

Gracemary Gee

Mrs. Gracemary C. Gee, age 87 years, of Jefferson City, Mo., died Tuesday, January 12, 2010, at St. Josephs Home. Gracemary was born February 22, 1922 in Festus, Mo.. the daughter of John and Fern Booker Christy. She was married ...

Alma Northway

Alma Eileen Northway, 90, of Jefferson City, died Wednesday, January 13, 2010, at St. Mary's Health Center. She was born June 17, 1919, in Boone County, Mo., the daughter of the late Charles Dorsey and Gertrude Beatrice Coonce Shelnutt. She ...

Olive Ruetz

Olive K. Ruetz, 94, of Steelville, Mo., passed away Tuesday, January 12, 2010, at Gibbs Care Center in Steelville. She was born May 18, 1915, to Robert and Thankful (Johnson) Martin in Oklahoma City, Okla. In later years, she was ...

Daniel Newby

Daniel Lynn Newby, 51, of Hallsville, Missouri, passed away on Tuesday, January 12, 2010, at his home. Daniel was born November 15, 1958, on Travis Air Force Base in Fairfield, California to Donald and Ruth Douglas Newby. He was married ...

Crystal Birch

Crystal R. Birch, age 29 years, of Jefferson City, Mo., passed away Tuesday, January 12, 2010, at the Capital Region Medical Center surrounded by her family and loved ones. Crystal was born May 20, 1980, in Jefferson City, Mo., the ...

Michael Meister (Veteran)

Michael Anthony Meister, 67, of Clovis, N.M., died Tuesday, January 12, 2010, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis, N.M. He was born August 13, 1942, in Jefferson City, the son of the late Albert John and Mona Louise Hess ...

Mary Prenger

Mrs. Mary Lou Prenger, age 61 years, of Jefferson City, Mo., died Wednesday, January 13, 2010, at the Capital Region Medical Center. Mary Lou was born December 31, 1948, in Warrenton, Mo., the daughter of Robert J. and Eloise R. ...

Bonnie Baker

Bonnie Sue Baker, age 73, of New Bloomfield, passed away Wednesday, January 13, 2010, at Boone Hospital Center in Columbia. She was born July 7, 1936, in rural Howard County, the daughter of the late Robert Glen and Lola Grace ...

Madeleine Bartshe

Madeleine Naomi Bartshe, 55, of Jefferson City, passed away Saturday, January 9, 2010, peacefully at Jefferson City Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Jefferson City. She had been in ill health for some time. She was born June 13, 1954, in ...

Daniel Carlson

Daniel D. "Dan" Carlson, 58, of Cross Timbers, Mo., died Wednesday, January 13, 2009, at his home. He was born on March 22, 1951, in Lake City, Iowa, the son of Richard C. and Doris Otto Carlson. He moved to ...

David Lock

David Richard Lock, age 65, of Garden Grove, Calif., died Saturday, December 19, 2009, in Anaheim, Calif. He is survived by his wife Patricia, of the home; one daughter, Paula, and one son, Jeffrey, all residents of the state of ...

Irene Ayres

Mrs. Irene C. Ayres, age 99 years, of Jefferson City, Mo., died Saturday, January 16, 2010, at the Capital Region Medical Center. Irene was born July 18, 1910, in Clarksburg, Mo., the daughter of Frank B. and Agnes Boyd Clark. ...

Carleen Frey

Carleen B. "Corky" Frey, age 79, of Jefferson City, passed away Sunday, January 17, 2010, at Autumn Meadows Skilled Care Facility in Linn. Corky was born June 24, 1930, a daughter to the late Buel and Lavora (Thompson) McKnight. She ...

Cornelius Golden

Cornelius "Connie" Golden, 90, of California, Mo., passed away Saturday, January 16, 2010 at California Care Center. He was born November 12, 1919, near Houston, Texas, and grew up in the Missouri boot heel. He was the son of Royal ...

Alexandra Wells

Alexandra Elizabeth "Lexi" Wells, 18, of Jefferson City, passed away Saturday, January 16, 2010. Lexi was born July 21, 1991, in Jefferson City, the daughter of James and Debra Wells. Lexi was a senior at Jefferson City High School, where ...

Herbert Tappehorn (Veteran)

Herbert "Herbie" Tappehorn, 75, of St. Elizabeth, passed away Saturday, January 16, 2010, at St. Mary's Health Center in Jefferson City. He was born April 6, 1934, son of Herman Joseph and Leona (Beschienen) Boessen Tappehorn. He served in the ...

Sarah Emmerich

Sarah Emmerich, age 74, of Jefferson City, passed away Friday, January 15, 2010, at the Golden Living Center, in Jefferson City. She was born October 11, 1935, in Evening Shade, Ark., a daughter of Ben and Lucile Brown Emmerich, both ...

Robert Sappington (Veteran)

Robert Elson Sappington, 80, of Ashland, Mo., died Sunday, January 17, 2010, at his home. Bob was born September 5, 1929, in Ashland, Mo., the son of Claude and Frances Sappington. He was married to Vera Gertrude Wilson on April ...

Rudolph Edwards

Rudolph James Edwards, 74, of Jefferson City, passed away on Saturday, January 16, 2010, at Hartford Hospital in Hartford, Connecticut. He was born on April 22, 1935, to the late Rudolph Nicholas and Gertrude Talken Edwards in Chamois, Mo. Rudy ...

Fred Zehendner

Mr. Fred L. Zehendner, age 85 years, of Jefferson City, Mo., passed away Monday, January 18, 2010, at the Capital Region Medical Center after an automobile accident. Fred was born October 23, 1924 in Cole County, Mo., the son of ...

Leonard Northway (Veteran)

Leonard Ellis Northway Jr., age 87, of Racine, Wis., died Friday, January 15, 2010, at Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare - All Saints Hospital Racine. He was a retired businessman as well as longtime sales manager and over-the-road salesman. He was born ...

Erika Ramos

Erika Lina Ramos, 72, of Jefferson City, passed away Tuesday, January 19, 2010, at Golden Living Center. She was born December 26, 1937, in Crailsheim, Germany, a daughter of the late Sixtus and Lina (Knoedler) Rapel. Erika was raised by ...

Clarence Ray

Clarence Michael Ray, 58, of Fulton, Missouri, passed away Saturday, January 16, 2010, at his home. He was born March 27, 1951, in Antlers, Oklahoma, the son of the late Clarence and Ruth (Boggs) Ray. On July 8, 1990, he ...

Bertha Schrimpf

Mrs. Bertha E. Schrimpf, age 100 years, of Jefferson City, Mo., passed away Monday, January 18, 2010, at her home. Funeral arrangements for Mrs. Schrimpf, under the direction of Freeman Mortuary, are incomplete and will be announced at a later ...

Charles Schrimpf

Charles L. "Charlie" Schrimpf, 83, of Wardsville, died Tuesday, January 19, 2010, at Capital Region Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete with HOUSER-MILLARD Funeral Directors, 2613 W. Main, 636-3838.

Jesse Trower

Jesse Joseph Trower, 78, of Jefferson City, died Monday, January 18, 2010, at St. Mary's Health Center. He was born March 4, 1931, in Bellflower, Missouri, the third of five children born to William Sterling and Margueritte Parsons Trower. He ...

Lanna Hall

Lanna Kay Hall, 49, of Gladstone, Missouri, died Wednesday, January 20, 2010, at her home in Gladstone. She was born August 15, 1960, in Kansas City, Missouri, daughter of J.O. Hall and Marjorie Mae (Johnston) Hall. She graduated from Oak ...

Donald Furlong

Donald Wood Furlong, 77, of Mokane, passed away Thursday, January 21, 2010, at his home. He was born May 27, 1932, in Mokane, the son of Steve A. and Mary M. (Wood) Furlong. On August 30, 1952, he was united ...

Earl Hoskins (Veteran)

Mr. Earl E. Hoskins Jr., age 75 years, of Jefferson City, Mo., passed away Wednesday, January 20, 2010 at St. Mary's Health Center. Earl was born November 17, 1934 in Cole County, Mo., the son of Earl E. Sr. and ...

Opal Newsam

Opal Nadine Newsam, 95, of Lee's Summit, Mo., formerly of Jefferson City, died Wednesday, January 20, 2010, at John Knox Village Care Center in Lee's Summit. She was born on January 13, 1915, in Callaway County, the daughter of the ...

Lee Ann Runkle

Lee Ann Runkle, age 42, of Jefferson City, died unexpectedly Monday, January 18, 2010, at her home. She was born March 7, 1967, in Cole County, Missouri, a daughter of Herman and Wanda Johnston Mantle. Her mother survives in Jefferson ...

Keith Elliott (Veteran)

Keith Elliott, 73, of California, Mo., passed away Friday, January 22, 2010, at Golden Age Living Center in Stover, Mo. He was born March 29, 1936, in Moniteau County, Mo., the son of Brent and Ruth (Howard) Elliott, both of ...

William Townley

William D. "Bill" Townley, 87, died Thursday, January 21, 2010, in Linn. He was born September 13, 1922, dear son of the late Alvah and Ina (Collier) Townley. He was the loving husband of Lenora (Helle) Townley who preceded him ...

Ruby Dabbs

Mrs. Ruby Gwendolyn Dabbs, age 81 years, of Jefferson City, Mo., died Wednesday, January 20, 2010, at her home where her husband had lovingly cared for her for many years. Gwen was born May 15, 1928, in Ritchey, Mo., the ...

Helen Bender

Helen Bender, 84, of Columbia, Missouri, passed away on Wednesday, January 20, 2010, at Boone Hospital Center. Helen was born October 12, 1925, in St. Louis. She was married on February 16, 1952, in St. Louis to Leo Bender and ...

Shirley DeWesplore

Shirley J. DeWesplore, 77, of New Bloomfield, Missouri, passed away Friday, January 22, 2010, at her home. She was born July 18, 1932, in Klamath Falls, Oregon, a daughter of the late Leonard and Anna Mae (Haynes) Hutchinson. She attended ...

Lanna Lester

Lanna (Hall) Lester, 49, of Gladstone, died Wednesday, January 20, 2010, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete with HOUSER-MILLARD Funeral Directors, 2613 W. Main, 636-3838. millardfamilychapels.com

Tabatha Marshall

Tabatha Marshall, 42, of Jefferson City, died Saturday, January 23, 2010, at Capital Region Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete with HOUSER-MILLARD Funeral Directors, 2613 W. Main, 636-3838. millardfamilychapels.com

Braden Morff

Braden Nathaniel Morff, 11, of Henley, died Friday, January 22, 2010, at University Children's Hospital following a brief illness with leukemia. He was born July 14, 1998, in Jefferson City, son of Brian Morff and Torri Talley. He attended Cole ...

Ila Priest

Ila Fern Schmutz Priest, age 79, of Denver, Colo., passed away Thursday, January 21, 2010, at the home of her son in Denver, Colo. She was born in Jefferson City on April 11, 1930, to Emmett and Vera Schmutz. She ...

William Sutton

William Sutton, 63, of Jefferson City, died Thursday, January 21, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete with HOUSER-MILLARD Funeral Directors, 2613 W. Main, 636-3838. millardfamilychapels.com

William Townley

William D. "Bill" Townley, 87, died Thursday, January 21, 2010, in Linn. He was born September 13,1922, the dear son of the late Alvah and Ina (Collier) Townley. He was also the dear father of Steven (Lynn) Townley of Rocheport, ...

Donald Smith

Donald Dean Smith, 73, of Chamois, died Sunday, January 24, 2010, at his home. He was born June 4, 1936, in Jefferson City, a son of Hubert J. and Mary F. Eads Smith. He was a 1954 graduate of Osage ...

Virgil Stull (Veteran)

Virgil Leon Stull, age 82, of Mexico, passed away Saturday, January 23, 2010, at Lake Ozark Regional Hospital. He was born August 5, 1927, to Charles Otis and Virgie Gertrude (Skinner) Stull in LaCrosse, Mo. He graduated from Ethel High ...

Noel Calkin (Veteran)

Noel C. Calkin, age 88, of Osage Beach, Missouri, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, January 20, 2010, in Osage Beach. Noel was born, May 8, 1921, in Bagnell, Missouri, the son of William and Mary (Hale) Calkin. ...

Robert Crooks

Mr. Robert C. "Bob" Crooks, age 52 years, of Jefferson City, Mo., died Friday, January 22, 2010, at Adams Street Place. Bob was born September 11, 1957, in St. Louis, Mo., the son of General Frank and Jean Ronsick Crooks. ...

Terry Atterberry

Terry Lynn "Smokey" Atterberry, 56, of Fulton, Missouri, passed away on Sunday, January 24, 2010. He was born March 25, 1953, in Callaway County, Missouri, the son of Osroe "Jockey" and Mary (Scott) Atterberry. Funeral services will be at 2:00 ...

Roseanne Leydens

Roseanne Leydens, 75, of Jefferson City, passed away Friday, January 22, 2010, at her home, surrounded by her family. She was born May 30, 1934, in Oskaloosa, Iowa, daughter of John M. and Mary (Hreha) Mitrisin. She was a member ...

Charles Crum

The Reverend Charles R. Crum, age 74 years, of Holts Summit, Mo., died Monday, January 25, 2010, at the Capital Region Medical Center. Funeral arrangements for Reverend Crum under the direction of Freeman Mortuary are incomplete and will be announced ...

Lucile Keller

Lucile K. (Heerboth) Keller, 79, of Mexico, died Sunday, January 24, 2010, at her home. Lucile was born September 28, 1930, in Stover, a daughter of Otto J. and Laura JoHanna (Wiechert) Koester. She was married to Theodore V. Heerboth ...

Raymond Moore (Veteran)

Raymond "Ray" L. Moore, 87, of Hartsburg, Missouri, passed away Saturday, January 23, 2010, at his daughter's home in Archie, Missouri. Ray was born October 15, 1922, in Marshall, Missouri, the son of Raymond P. and Ida D. (Moody) Moore. ...

Rita Richmond

Rita Richmond, 69, of Fulton, passed away Friday, January 22, 2010, at Tranquility Hospice in Atlanta, Ga. She is survived by her mother: Josephine Richmond; her son: LeRome of Atlanta Ga.; nieces and nephews: Coletta Berry of Fulton, Connie Taylor ...

Tabatha Benke

Tabatha Ann Marshall Benke, 42, of Jefferson City, Missouri, died Saturday, January 23, 2010, at Capital Region Medical Center. She was born December 2, 1967, in Phoenix, Arizona, daughter of Arthur Keesler and Dulcy Marshall. She graduated from Centralia High ...

Charles Crum (Veteran)

The Reverend Charles R. Crum, age 74 years, of Holts Summit, Mo., died Monday, January 25, 2010, at the Capital Region Medical Center. Charles was born April 8, 1935, in Coffeyville, Kan., the son of Herthal W. and Louise Scoville-Crum. ...

Lois Branson

Lois N. Branson, age 88, of Linn, passed away Tuesday, January 26, 2010, at Autumn Meadows Skilled Care Facility in Linn. Lois was born February 9, 1921 in Deer, Mo., a daughter to the late William and Elsie (Boyce) Herndon. ...

Hazel Poepsel

Hazel Ann Poepsel, 94, of Jefferson City, died Wednesday, January 27, 2010, at St. Joseph Home. She was born on November 21, 1915, in Stanhope, Mo., the daughter of the late Charles LeRoy and Lola Jane Potter White. She was ...

Mildred Rich

Mildred Bernice Rich, 95, of Jefferson City, passed away Tuesday, January 26, 2010, at the Jefferson City Nursing & Rehabilitation Center. She was born November 4, 1914, in Jefferson City, a daughter of the late George and Nannie (Thomas) Schmidt. ...

Michael Riegel

Michael W. Riegel, age 68, of Jefferson City, passed away Tuesday, January 26, 2010, at Villa Marie Skilled Nursing Facility in Jefferson City. He was born June 24, 1941, a son to the late Matt and Minnie (Voss) Riegel. Michael ...

Delores Andert

Delores Ann Andert, 62, of Lohman, Mo., passed away Tuesday, January 26, 2010, at her home after losing her battle with cancer. She was born January 13, 1948, a daughter of James and Lillian Welschmeyer in Freeburg, Mo. She was ...

Catherine Augustine

Catherine Jean Augustine, 71, of Jefferson City, formerly of Sedalia, died Monday, January 25, 2010, at her home. She was born August 9, 1938 in Milwaukee, Wis., a daughter of Paul Richard and Olyve Margaret LeBeague Rohr. She was married ...

Gary Mills (Veteran)

Gary Wes Mills, 49, of New Bloomfield, died Friday, January 29, 2010. He was born July 26, 1960, a son of Joe Stewart and Bobby Nail (Snow) Mills. Gary served eight years in the United States Air Force in the ...

Roy Fridley

Roy E. Fridley, 102, of Windsor, died Thursday, January 28, 2010, at the Western Missouri Medical Center, Warrensburg. He was born July 6, 1907, in Windsor, the son of Norvel Eugene Fridley and Zora Maude (Bennett) Fridley. On June 27, ...

Charles Hansen (Veteran)

Mr. Charles E. "Chuck" Hansen, age 51 years, of Jefferson City, Mo., died Thursday, January 28, 2010, at St. Mary's Health Center. Chuck was born January 31, 1958, in Canyonville, Ore., the son of Kenneth Arthur and Darlene Fay Drake ...

Noel Hull

Noel Grace Hull, age 6, of Jefferson City, passed away Friday, January 29, 2010, at Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri. She was born December 17, 2003, in Columbia, Missouri, a daughter of Joseph and Laurel (Freiner) Hull. ...

William Pollock

Mr. William C. Pollock, age 28 years, of Marlton, New Jersey, a former Jefferson City resident, died Monday, January 25, 2010, at work after apparent heart failure. William was born February 7, 1981 in Tuscumbia, Mo., the son of Allen ...