Obituaries

Sandy Duncan 1962-2017

Sandy Dale Duncan, 54, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, February 12, 2017. The son of Dale and Sharon Duncan was born December 6, 1962 in Lebanon, Mo. After attending high school in Dixon, Sandy joined the Army hoping to become an Army Ranger Paratrooper, but to his disappointment, was medically discharged. Sandy

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Donald L. Turner 1936-2017

  Donald L. Turner, age 80, of Gravois Mills, passed away Monday, February 13, 2017, at his home after a brave struggle with cancer. He was born April 30, 1936, in Kansas City, Kansas, the son of the late Glade A. and Vesper K. (Alley) Turner. On April 8, 1961, he was united in marriage

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Laurie Fuemmeler 1953-2017

Laurel Jane “Laurie” Fuemmeler of Mexico, Mo., died Saturday February 11, 2017 at Saint Mary’s Hospital in Jefferson City. Laurie was born on June 25, 1953 in Columbia, to James S. and Alva Jane Cunningham. She graduated in 1971 from Hickman High School in Columbia and later received a BA degree from Stephens College and

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Tiff Lauffer 1936-2017

Tiff Lauffer, 81, of Columbia, Missouri passed away Wednesday, February 1, 2017 in Columbia. Memorial service will be 11 a.m., Friday, February 10, 2017 at Memorial Funeral Home, 1217 Business Loop 70, West Columbia, Mo. with a visitation from 10-11 a.m. Tiff is survived by his son, Troy Lauffer & wife Betty of Columbia; grandchildren,

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Betty Jean Buckner 1932 – 2017

Betty Jean Buckner passed away February 2, 2017 at Ashland Healthcare, she was 84 years old. Betty was born July 27, 1932 in Ashland, the daughter of Aubrey and Naomi Old Blythe. She married John Lee Buckner on August 26, 1954 in Kansas City, Mo and he preceded her in death on June 19, 2016.

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Rebecca Peuster 1925-2017

Rebecca J. Peuster of Columbia passed away at Ashland Healthcare on February 4, 2017 she was 91 years old. Rebecca was born October 23, 1925 in Columbia the daughter of Robert and Josie Rippeto Wren. She married William Peuster on August 27, 1949 in St. Louis and he preceded her in death on July 30,

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Violet Nichols 1921-2017

Violet Nichols of Hartsburg, passed away February 1, 2017 at Parkside Manor in Columbia, she was 95 years old. Violet was born August 16, 1921 in Columbia, the daughter of Jeff and Opal Frost, Crowley. She married James Milton Nichols in 1940 and he preceded her in death. Violet was a member of Goshen Primitive

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John “JC” Selby 1934-2017

John “JC” Selby, 82, of DeWitt, Iowa, died Friday evening, Jan. 27, 2017, in the comfort of his home, surrounded by his loving family. John Curtly Selby was born Sept. 13, 1934, in Ashland, Missouri, to Ralph and Alma (Nichols) Selby. He was a graduate of Ashland High School. JC was employed at Ralston Purina

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Maudie Mae Gibson 1932-2017

A familiar smiling face at Moser’s Grocery Store will be missed. Maudie Mae Gibson, lovingly known as “Miss Mae” passed away January 25, 2017 at the age of 85. Fiercely independent, Miss Mae insisted on mowing her own lawn and maintaining her own home. She took pride in facing the grocery store shelves so they

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Alice Lee 1946-2017

Alice Elaine Lee of Centralia, formerly of Hartsburg, passed away January 25, 2017, she was 70 years old. Elaine was born December 28, 1946 in Hartsburg, the daughter of James and Dorothy Nichols Batye. She retired from 3M as a factory worker. Elaine was married to Jimmy Watson in 1965. She later married Lindell Lee

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