Obituaries

Ronald Crider

Ronald Crider of Ashland, passed away on April 23, 2022 at the University of Missouri, he was 52 years old. Ronnie was born June 20, 1969 in Des Moines, Iowa, the son of Dewain and Paula Williams Crider. Ron worked for Massage Luxe as a massage therapist and worked on his own. He had a

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Jane Duncan Flink (1929 –2022)

Jane Duncan Flink An award-winning journalist, loving mother, and devoted wife, passed away peacefully in the early morning of April 14, 2022. Born in Atlanta, Georgia on February 17, 1929, Jane was the youngest daughter of James Duncan and Francis Watkins Duncan, both of whom are deceased. She was preceded in death by her husband

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Elaine McDow

Elaine McDow of Columbia passed away unexpectedly at Boone Hospital on March 22, 2022, she was 75 years old. Elaine was born September 28, 1946 in Chicago, Illinois the daughter of Joseph and Judy Potempa, Pindel. She married Joe McDow on July 20th, 1990 in Columbia and he survives. Elaine retired after many years from

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Rev. James R. West

Rev. James R. West, 85, of rural Sweet Springs, MO, died Wednesday, March 2, 2022, at his home. Memorial visitation will be from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Friday, March 11, 2022, at Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home in Sweet Springs. At Jim’s request, no service will be held. In lieu of flowers the family suggests that

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Shirley May (Danull) Forester

Shirley May (Dannull) Forester, age 75, was born March 20, 1946 to Herman August Frank and Elsie May (Bryant) Dannull in Mason City, Nebraska, and passed away peacefully in her home, Hartsburg, Missouri on March 1, 2022. Family visitation will be held Friday 04 March from 4-6 PM. Celebration of Life will be held Saturday

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Cheri (Cheryl) Lynn Batye

In Loving Memory Cheri (Cheryl) Lynn Batye September 29, 1953 – February 28, 2022 Cheri Batye, 68 years old, gained her angel wings on February 28th, 2022 after a tough battle with cancer. God was ready for her when she passed away in her Hartsburg home, surrounded by family. She was born on September 29th,

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John Darren Forsee

John Darren Forsee, of Ashland, passed away January 24, 2022, he was 54 years old. Darren was born February 22, 1968 in Jefferson City, the son of John and Marilyn Hesse, Forsee. Darren married Mary Kaemmerer on June 20, 2009, in Hartsburg. He was employed with Fenix Construction as a cement mason, he was an

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Patricia “Trish” Moreau

Patricia “Trish” Moreau passed away February 23, 2022. Trish was born, August 14, 1948, in Boone County to the late Elmo and Betty (Cornelius) Taylor. She attended Hickman High School and graduated in 1966. Trish married Leigh Moreau in 1966 and celebrated 55 years together. Trish worked at Lari’s florist for many years as a

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Donna Manns

Mrs. Donna Manns, 76, of Mexico, MO, passed away peacefully at her home on Sunday, February 13, 2022, surrounded by her husband and children. Donna was born in Illinois to the late Peter Sr. and Helen Spano. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her mother and father-in-law, A.W. “Babe” and

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Curtis P. (Bo) Cain

Curtis P. (Bo) Cain Of Ashland, passed away February 12, 2022 at The Bluffs in Columbia, he was 91 years old. Bo was born May 2, 1930 in Holt Summit, Mo. the son of James and Ida Cuffkey Cain. He married JoAnn Lane on June 30, 1954 in Denver Colorado and she survives. Bo served

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