Obituaries

Luther Crump, Jr. 1930-2018

Luther Crump Jr. of Ashland passed away February 21, 2018 at the Ashland Healthcare, he was 87 years old. Luther was born February 24, 1930 in Hartsburg, the son of Luther and Eula Thomas Crump. He married Marvalea Purcell on September 30, 1950 in Columbia. He worked for Privitt Auto as a mechanic until his

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Dulcie Kidwell 1943-2018

Dulcenia “Dulcie” Jolene Kidwell, 74, of Ashland, passed away peacefully on February 18, 2018 at Boone Hospital Center. She was born on May 28, 1943 in Boone County, Mo., to parents Joe D. Sapp and Mildred Christian Sapp. She was a graduate of Southern Boone High School, immediately going to work at Shelter Insurance Companies

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James Kruse 1936-2018

James Kruse passed away February 14, 2018 at Ashland Healthcare, he was 81 years old. James was born April 1, 1936 in Chicago, Illinois, the son of Earl and Mildred Malmberg, Kruse. Jim served in the US Air Force. He retired as a machinest from Robit Screw Machine Company, he owned and operated the company.

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Frederick E. Martie 1951-2018

Frederick E. Martie, of Ashland, achieved his lifelong dream on February 12, 2018. At 1 p.m. he was standing face-to-face with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 17 at Living Faith Church in Ashland. Fred was born April 20, 1951 to Charles E.

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Ronald Bartel

Bartel, Ronald E., age 68, passed away suddenly on January 18, 2018 in his Columbia home. Ron is survived by his cherished daughter, Betsy (Morgan) Cassels, his most perfect grandchildren, Grace, Carrie, Celia and Ethan, all of Tallahassee, FL; his father & best friend, Mel (Bernita) Bartel, sister Cyndy (Joe) Crider, sister Nancy (Gary) Cooper

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Becky Fricke

Becky Fricke, 51, of Harrisburg began her heavenly journey on Friday, January 12, 2018 at her home. Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, January 17, 2018 at Mount Pleasant Cemetery near Hartsburg. She was born on September 2, 1966 in Jefferson City, the daughter of Gerald and Sharon (Woods) Bolten. She

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Judy Vandelicht 1943-2017

Judy Mae Vandelicht, 74 of Ashland, Missouri passed away on Saturday, January 6, 2018 at Boone Hospital. She was born on February 15, 1943 in Ashland; a daughter of Charles and Naydean Forbis Gilmore. She was united in marriage to John “Jay” Vandelicht in New Bloomfield at Providence Baptist Church on May 12, 1962 by

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Darlene Blakemore

Darlene Jane Blakemore, 80, of Columbia passed away on Saturday, January 6, 2018 at her residence. Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 10, 2018 at Memorial Funeral Home. Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, January 11, 2018 at Memorial Park Cemetery, with Thomas Lutz

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Saralyn Maine Pace 1942-2017

Saralyn Maine Pace, 75, died unexpectedly but peacefully in her home in Overland Park, KS, Tuesday, December 5, 2017. Memorial services will be held in Ashland, Missori, Sunday, January 14 at the Southern Boone County Senior Center. The memorial will begin with lunch at 12:30 p.m., service at 1:30 p.m. followed by burial in New

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Virginia Bennett 1938-2017

Virginia Bennett of Hartsburg, passed away December 27, 2017 at her home, she was 79 years old. Virginia was born October 20, 1938 in Ashland, the daughter of Mable (McDow) and James Ramsdell. She married Ted Bennett October 17, 1956 in Cedar City, Missouri and he preceded her in death. Funeral Services will be held

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