Obituaries

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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Emma Genevieve Pliska 1996-2017

On March 29, 2017, the world suffered the great loss of our beautiful May Flower, Emma Genevieve Pliska. She was born May 4, 1996, in Topeka, KS, to Daniel and Brigitte (Ames) Pliska. Growing up in Ashland, MO, Emma was a brilliant artist and pianist with a delightful sense of humor. She graduated high school

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Mary Harris 1929-2017

Mary Elizabeth Harris, 88, of Ashland, formerly of Mexico, died Saturday, March 18, 2017 at her home. Funeral services were held 12:00 PM on Saturday, April 1, 2017 at Arnold Funeral Home. Burial followed in Elmwood Cemetery. Visitation was held from 11:00 AM until the time of the service at the funeral home. Mary was born on

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Paul Renoe 1929-2017

Paul Gene Renoe, 87 of New Bloomfield, passed away on March 16, 2017, at Fulton Manor. Mr. Renoe was born on August 15, 1929, at his family’s farm outside of New Bloomfield to the late James F. and Lora Blythe Renoe. He married Rita Lane, who survives on the family farm, on December 21, 1947. Mr.

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Jesse Steelman 1948-2017

Jesse Lee Steelman of Ashland, passed away at his home on March 13, 2017, he was 68 years old. Jesse was born May 10, 1948 in Jefferson City, the son of Hurschel and Edith Griffin, Steelman. He married Beverly Glascock on September 4, 1971 at Goshen Church. Jesse retired from Ameren, where he worked as

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Joe Harmon 1935-2017

Joe Harmon, passed away March 6, 2017 at his home, he was 81 years old. He was born June 11, 1935 in Pacific Junction, the son of Joseph and Lola (Fisher) Harmon. Joe married Patricia Clara Jean Elrott on August 11, 1956 in Pacific Junction, Iowa and she preceded him in death on December 29,

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Darrell Ellis 1919-2017

Darrell Ellis passed away at Ashland Healthcare on March 2, 2017, she was 97 years old. Darrell was born March 5, 1919 in Hartsburg, Missouri, the daughter of Wilton and Eva Nichols Griffin. She married Glen (Jack) Ellis on August 16, 1938 in Broken Bow, Nebraska. She was a homemaker all her life. Darrell was

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