Obituaries

JoAnn McDow 1937-2017

JoAnn McDow of Ashland, passed May 14, 2017 at Ashland Healthcare, she was 79 years old. JoAnn was born October 8, 1937 in Hartsburg, the daughter of Lawrence and Romaine Basinger Lammers. She married Marvin McDow on November 14, 1956 in Ashland and he preceded her in death. JoAnn was a member of Hartsburg Baptist

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Virginia Martin 1953-2017

Virginia Lea Martin of Ashland, passed away May 6, 2017 at Ashland Healthcare, she was 64 years old. Ginny was born April 18, 1953 in Columbia, the daughter of John Frank and Bertha Beryl Harmon Martin. She worked for the University of Missouri at Jesse Hall as a cashier for 27 years. She loved to

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Sandra Meng 1931-2017

Sandra Meng of Columbia passed away May 2, 2017 at Columbia Healthcare, she was 65 years old. Sandra was born march 31, 1931 to Samuel and Eva Nichols Meng. Funeral Services will be held on Friday May 5, 2017 at 1:00, Visitation will be one hour prior to service time at Robinson Funeral Home in

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Donald Selby 1932-2017

Donald Ralph Selby, 84 of Joplin, Missouri, passed from this life on Thursday, April 27, 2017, following a long illness. Don was born in Ashland, Missouri on October 17, 1932, to the late Ralph and Alma Selby. Don was the oldest of five sons; JC, Lewis, Wayne and Terry Selby. After a long and successful

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Ernie Nichols 1938-2017

Ernie Lee Nichols of Columbia, passed away April 30, 2017, he was 78 years old. Ernie was born May 23, 1938 in Ashland, the son of Leonard and Lillian Peak, Nichols. He retired from Richardson Excavating in 1998 after 25 years of services. He loved car races, tractor pulls and Canadian mist. Funeral Services will

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Peggy Crane 1949-2017

Peggy Lee Crane of Columbia, Missouri, passed away April 21, 2017 at Boone Hospital in Columbia, she was 67 years old. Peggy was born July 12, 1949 in Marshall, Mo, the daughter of Junior Wayne and Lydia Lee Hinton Barker. She married Lindell Crane on March 9, 1984 at Nashville Church. Peggy worked for University

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Alice Hartman 1941-2017

Alice F. Hartman of Hartsburg, passed away April 10, 2017 at the Heisinger Bluffs in Jefferson City, she was 75 years old. Alice was born July 11, 1941 in Eldon, Missouri, the daughter of Harley and Reba White, Vaughan. She married Harold Wayne Hartman on June 4, 1955 in Mexico, Missouri and he preceded her

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June Rutter 1928-2017

June McDonald Rutter, 88, of Columbia, passed away Tuesday, April 4, 2017 in Columbia. Memorial service will be 2:00 p.m. Sat., April 15, at Memorial Funeral Home, 1217 Business Loop 70 West, Columbia. Friends may gather from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. at the funeral home. June was born Dec. 6, 1928 in Joplin, to Louis

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Mark Mayes 1960-2017

Mark (Critter) Mayes of Ashland, passed away April 8, 2017 at Boone Hospital Center, he was 56 years old. Mark was born July 22, 1960 in Grand Forks, North Dakota, the son of Randy and Margaret Kellem, Mayes. He married Brenda Knipp September of 1992 in Columbia and she survives. Mark worked as a General

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John Forsee 1942-2017

John Forsee of Ashland passed away April 2, 2017 at Ashland Healthcare, he was 74 years old. Johnny was born December 23, 1942 in Ashland, the son of Raymond and Susie Peak Forsee. He married Marilyn Hesse on October 19, 1963 and she survives. Johnny retired from the University of Missouri in 2004, where he

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