Frank E. Enyart
Frank E. Enyart of Columbia died Monday, Aug. 27, 2001, at University Hospital and Clinics. He was 75.
Mr. Enyart was a World War II veteran, a music aficionado, and a father of nine children.
"He was passionate about music," Mary McKee, one of his five daughters, said. "And stubborn...he had his own way of doing things."
Mr. Enyart was born on Sept. 9, 1925, to Frank R. and Earline Taylor Enyart. Mr. Enyart served in World War II as a bandman for the U.S. Army's Air Corps. Upon his release from the Army in October of 1944, Mr. Enyart attended Lincoln University in Jefferson City.
Mr. Enyart would later receive his license from a barber college in St. Louis and work with two barber shops before starting his own business out of his home.
"He was a hard worker," McKee said, "and determined to put all of his children through college."
Visitation for Mr. Enyart will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Warren Funeral Chapel, 10 N. 4th St. Services, conducted by the Rev. Carolus Taylor, will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Friendship Baptist Church, 1410 Grand Ave. Burial will be at the Gold Dust Cemetery in Fayette.
Mr. Enyart is survived by five daughters, Martha and Charlotte Allen of Kansas City, Mary McKee and Donna Cooper of Columbia, and Denise Wilson of Pasadena, Calif.; and four sons, Gene E. Enyart of Columbia, Carl Enyart of Boonville, Earl Enyart of Salvage, Minn., and Glen Cooper of Pasadena, Calif.; twenty-five grandchildren; sixteen great-grandchildren; and several cousins and friends.
Opal Irene Coats
Opal Irene Coats of Columbia died Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2001, at Boone Hospital Center. She was 93.
Mrs. Coats was born March 28, 1908, in Boone County to David Crews and Ella Frances Samuel Berry. She married James Hubert Coats on Nov. 3, 1928, in Boonville. She worked at Nichols Buick for 35 years and retired in 1976.
Mrs. Coats was a member of First Christian Church, White Shrine and Rebeka Lodge.
Visitation for Mrs. Coats will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Memorial Funeral Home, 1217 Business Loop 70 W. Services, conducted by the Rev. John Yonker, will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Memorial Funeral Home. Burial will be at Memorial Park Cemetery.
Mrs. Coats is survived by her daughter, Dorothy Durnil of Columbia; two grandsons, Terry Durnil and Gary Durnil, both of Columbia; and four great-grandchildren.
Her husband died earlier.
Phyllis Ann Jacquart
Phyllis Ann Jacquart of Columbia died Thursday, Aug. 29, 2001, at Candlelight Lodge. She was 80.
Mrs. Jacquart was born July 1, 1921, in Topeka, Kan., to Glenn R. and Edrey Bullis Miler.
Mrs. Jacquart married Victor E. Lofgreen in 1942. He died earlier. She later married David Jacquart.
Mrs. Jacquart graduated from Lincoln High School in Ferndale, Mich., and attended Washburn University in Topeka, Kan. and the University of Nebraska.
Mrs. Jacquart taught English as a second language in Gray Bull, Wyo., and Rock Springs, Wyo. She was also a member of the Northern Lights Quilt Guild and Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Columbia.
Services, conducted by Monsignor Michael Flanagan, are scheduled at 10 a.m. on Saturday at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church. Mrs. Jacquart will be buried in Topeka, Kan.
Mrs. Jacquart is survived by her husband of Ironwood, Mich.; five sons, Casin Lofgreen of Steilacoom, Wash., Christopher and Mark Lofgreen of Lincoln, Neb., Kaj Lofgreen of Columbia, and Victor Kee Lofgreen of Chicago; and daughter, Deborah Lofgreen of Columbia.
Memorials may be given to Missouri River Hospice, St. Francis House, or American Cancer Society.
Doris Faye Jackson
Doris Faye Jackson of Hallsville died Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2001, at Boone Hospital Center in Columbia. She was 64.
Mrs. Jackson was born Aug. 23, 1937, in Caldwell County to Luther and Ruth Hill Eddings.
She was married to Roger Jackson in Caldwell County on December 28, 1958. He died June 20, 1993.
Mrs. Jackson was employed for six years at Boone Hospital Center. She was a member of the Hallsville Baptist Church and participated in community activities in Hallsville.
Services were conducted by the Rev. Rodney Albert on Thursday at the Hallsville Baptist Church. Mrs. Jackson was buried at Rose Hill Cemetery in Breckenridge.
Mrs. Jackson is survived by her son, Larry R. Jackson of Wildwood; her daughter, Joyce Anne Davis of St. Louis; three sisters, Velma Allen of Fenton, Donna Stone of Hamilton and Ruthie Etherton of Kirkwood; and nine grandchildren.
In addition to her husband, her parents and one sister, Ruby Elizabeth Eddings, died earlier.
Memorials may be sent to the City of Hallsville Park Board, P.O. Box 170, 202 E. Hwy 124, Hallsville, MO 65255.
Michael J. Patrick
Michael "Mike" Jerry Patrick of Columbia died Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2001, at University Hospital. He was 68.
Mr. Patrick was born Dec. 11, 1932, in Denver, Colo., to Jacob Joseph and Anna Nabluska Patrick.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and U.S. Marines. On July 21, 1967, he married Donna Gilmore in Ashland, Mo. Mr. Patrick was a bus driver for the school system.
His wife remembers him as a great man.
"He was a loving man," she said. "He was also a great daddy, great in all ways."
Visitation for Mr. Patrick will be from noon to 1 p.m. today at Memorial Funeral Home, 1217 Business Loop 70 W. Services, conducted by the Rev. John Foley, will immediately follow at 1 p.m. Mr. Patrick will be buried at Memorial Park Cemetery.
He is survived by his wife; a son, Matt Patrick of Columbia; a daughter, Becky Patrick of Hartsburg; two brothers, Rodney Patrick of Wheatridge, Colo., and Conrad Patrick of Riverside, Calif.; and four grandchildren and three step-grandchildren.
His parents and a son, Michael Aaron Patrick, died earlier.
Ione Lorene Sandegren Jolly died Sunday, Aug. 26, 2001, at Boone County Hospital of complications from surgery. She was 80.
Ione Jolly's son, Erik, called his mother "the family's moral compass." Mrs. Jolly felt her family should have a strong sense of right and wrong.
"It was extremely important to our mother that we operate with a sense of dignity and integrity," Mrs. Jolly's son, Drew, said.
Mrs. Jolly was born on the family farm in Stanhope, Iowa, on July 28, 1921, to Rudolph and Esther Sandegren. She was the first of eight children. She grew up in the areas of Grimes, Camp Dodge and Johnston, Iowa. After graduating from high school, Mrs. Jolly attended nursing school at the University of Iowa, leaving part way through her training to help care for her younger siblings. She also earned her private pilot's license during this time.
During World War II, Mrs. Jolly served in the WAVES from February 1944 to May 1946, when she was honorably discharged.
"She really felt it was important to serve her country during that time," Drew said. "There was a strong sense of 'This is my country.'"
Shortly after her WAVES service, Mrs. Jolly moved to Oregon, where she met her future husband, David Jolly. They were married Oct. 5, 1950. Mr. Jolly' died in May 2000.
Mr. and Mrs. Jolly lived in California and Oregon early in their marriage, settling in Boise, Idaho, where they raised their children. Mrs. Jolly worked for 18 years in the library at Boise State University, where she retired with emeritus status in 1986 when she and her husband moved to Olympia, Wash. In 1990, they moved to Columbia to be closer to their grandchildren.
"It's been important to us and to her that she have a relationship with her grandchildren," Mrs. Jolly's daughter, Martha Jolly, said. Mrs. Jolly's great love was her family.
"It was important to her that we understand our Swedish heritage. She wanted us to have a sense of who we were," Martha Jolly said.
Mrs. Jolly's other great loves were books, gardening, the outdoors, fishing and cooking. She was active in St. Andrews Lutheran Church, participating in the women's church group, Ruth Circle and baking communion bread for the congregation.
Mrs. Jolly is survived by her children, Erik Jolly of Seattle and Martha and Drew Jolly of Columbia; two sisters, Frances Badgley of Roseville, Calif., and Lois Leichsenring of Nixa, Mo.; two brothers, Jim Sandegren of Dayton, Ohio, and Dennis Sandegren of Des Moines, Iowa; and four grandchildren.
Her sister, Dorothy Dix, and her brothers, Richard and John Sandegren, died earlier.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at St. Andrews Lutheran Church, 914 West Blvd.
Memorials may be sent to St. Andrews Lutheran Church, 914 West Blvd., Columbia, Mo., 65203.
Ralph E. Miller
Ralph E. Miller of Columbia died Monday, Aug. 27, 2001, at his home. He was 91.
Mr. Miller was born April 4, 1910, in Zanesville, Ohio, to Edward C. and Mary A. Miller. He was married to Lorena I. Cline on Nov. 16, 1935. She died in November 1990.
Mr. Miller graduated from the University of Pittsburgh. He worked as plant manager for McDonnell Douglas in Long Beach, Calif., until his retirement in 1969. He lived in Harrisburg, Mo., before moving to Columbia in 1991.
Services, conducted by the Rev. Michael Keith, will be at 10:30 a.m. today at Parker Funeral Service, 22 N. Tenth St. He will be buried at Columbia Cemetery.
Mr. Miller is survived by his son, Edward M. Miller of Huntington Beach, Calif.; his daughter, Karen I. Piest of Columbia; four grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be sent to the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 30638, Columbia, Mo., 65205.
Rebecca Susan Winship died of natural causes Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2001, in Jefferson City. She was 40.
For the past three years, Ms. Winship worked as a medical record technician at the VA Hospital in Washington, D.C.
She was born Jan. 3, 1961, in Salt Lake City, Utah, to Daniel and Winnifred Rowold Winship.
She was a member of St. George Episcopal Church in Camdenton and a member of New Horizons in Jefferson City.
"I'll always remember my sister as an artist," said her brother, David Winship. "She was incredibly gifted and had a natural talent with pencil, pen and watercolors."
Visitation for Ms. Winship will be from 5 to 7 p.m. today at Memorial Funeral Home, 1217 Business Loop 70 W. Services, conducted by the Rev. Roger McMurry, will be at 10 a.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Ms. Winship is survived by her parents, of Columbia; two brothers, Charles Winship of Tampa, Fla., and David Winship of Eugene, Ore.; and two sisters, Nancy Winship-Fish of Seattle, Wash., and Molly Winship-Coffman of Napa, Calif.
Memorials may be sent to the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (N.A.M.I.) of Columbia, c/o Jeannette Parker-Small, 6111 E. Claysville Rd., Hartsburg, Mo., 65039.
Donald A. Timmons
Donald A. Timmons of Columbia died Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2001, at Truman Veterans Hospital. He was 80.
Mr. Timmons had his dog, Precious, for almost eight years.
"Ever since he went to the hospital, Precious has been sitting in his chair, lying in his bed," Mr. Timmons' daughter, Shirley Hart, said. "She can't figure out what's going on."
Mr. Timmons was born July 30, 1921, in Clifton Hill to William M. and Ruth Bonds Timmons. He married Hazel M. Slaughter on March 5, 1948, in Moberly.
Relatives called Mr. Timmons a quiet man, a sort of loner. His grandson, Michael Hart of Columbia, remembers many mornings he spent with his grandfather watching the sunrise and eating Cheerios.
"He wasn't a type of person who talked a whole lot," Michael Hart said. "Usually, we'd talk about the sunrise or just watch a squirrel in a tree."
Mr. Timmons and Michael Hart often fished at Mr. Timmons' house at the Lake of the Ozarks. Hart said they fished for bass and crappie.
Mr. Timmons worked for 30 years driving a ladder truck for the North Kansas City Fire Department, Hart said. He also served in World War II and was a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 280.
Visitation will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at Nilson Funeral Home, 5611 St. Charles Road. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at Moberly Memorial Park Cemetery, 101 W. Wightman St. in Moberly.
Mr. Timmons is survived by his daughter, Shirley Hart of Columbia; two brothers, Carl Timmons of Hallsville and Earl Timmons of Kansas City, Kan.; a sister, Catherine Elliot of St. Joseph; three grandchildren, James Hart and Michael Hart, both of Columbia and Alice Hart-Blyth of Riverside, Mo.; and six great-grandchildren.
His wife died earlier.
Thelma Louise Cartwright
Thelma Louise Cartwright of Columbia died Monday, August 27, 2001, at Lenoir Health Care Center. She was 92.
Mrs. Cartwright was born on Oct. 19, 1908, in Fort Scott, Kan., to Roscoe Gerald and Lucretia Ruth Dunaway Pyle.
They lived in Carthage briefly before moving to Coffeyville, Kan., in 1917.
Mrs. Cartwright attended high school and junior college in Coffeyville. She also attended college in Kansas and teacher's college in Tahlequah, Okla.
Mrs. Cartwright married George Hawkins in 1936. They had a daughter, Mary Louise, in 1938.
Mr. Hawkins died in 1940. Mrs. Cartwright's daughter died of cancer in 1985 at age 47.
Mrs. Cartwright married the Rev. Dr. Lin D. Cartwright in 1958. They spent a year in England where the Rev. Cartwright taught at a church college.
Mrs. Cartwright was a member of First Christian Church in Columbia. She was also a member of the Order of the Eastern Star in Coffeyville, where she served as organist for nine years before her marriage to the Rev. Cartwright.
She and her husband made a home at the Lenoir Retirement Center in Columbia in 1971. The Rev. Cartwright died in 1989 at age 102.
Services, conducted by the Rev. John Yonker, will be at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 30, at Memorial Park Cemetery, 1217 Business Loop 70 W.
A memorial service will also be held at 1 p.m. on Sept. 6 at the Lenoir Retirement Community's Epple Chapel, 3612 Lenoir St.
Mrs. Cartwright is survived by a step-son Dorwin Cartwright of Santa Barbara, Calif.
Memorials may be given to Fellowship of John, 3300 New Haven Road, Columbia, Mo., 65201.
Jo Ann Harmon
Jo Ann Harmon of Ashland died on Sunday, Aug. 26, 2001, at Boone Hospital Center. She was 60.
Mrs. Harmon was a chemistry unit chef with the Missouri Department of Health in Jefferson City for 35 years before retiring in February.
Mrs. Harmon was born Oct. 24, 1940, in Kirksville to Hillis A. and Anna Laura Shacklett Wiegner. She married Michael D. Harmon on Mar. 21, 1986, in Jefferson City.
Mrs. Harmon graduated from Memphis High School in Memphis, Mo., in 1958. She graduated from Stephens College in 1960 and from the University of Montana in 1963.
Mrs. Harmon was voted the American Business Women's Association's "Woman of The Year" in 1985. She was also a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution.
Visitation for Mrs. Harmon will be from 6 to 7 p.m. on Thursday at Robinson Funeral Home, 601 Henry Clay Blvd. In Ashland. Services, conducted by the Rev. Paul Larimore, will follow. Mrs. Harmon is survived by her husband, Michael D. Harmon of Ashland; and her sister, Linda K. Harris of Missoula, Mont.
A sister died earlier.
Memorials may be sent to Camp Quality of Central Missouri, c/o Gene Austin, 3900 Rollins St., Columbia, Mo., 65203.
Margaret Elizabeth Murray
Margaret Elizabeth Murray died Monday, Aug. 27, 2001, at Boone Hospital Center. She was 85.
Mrs. Murray was born July 6, 1916, in Boone County to Ben and Mary Lee Dougherty Altgilbers.
"We all lived in a little two-room house in Boone County north of Harrisburg," said her brother, Thomas E. Altgilbers.
Altgilbers said Mrs. Murray and her sister Lena took over raising their four younger brothers, aged 2 to 9, when they were only 12 and 14 themselves. The responsibility fell to the older sisters partly because their mother had died in childbirth and their father, born before the Civil War, was around 70 years old.
"She was about 25 when she moved to Columbia from up in the hill, where no one could make a living in the '30s," Altgilbers said.
On April 19, 1945, she married Thornton Murray in Kansas City, Kan.
For 27 years, Mrs. Murray worked in the accounting department at Shelter Insurance. She was a member of Barnes Chapel and the Rebekah Lodge. She also spent 18 years volunteering at Boone Hospital Center.
Visitation for Mrs. Murray will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Memorial Funeral Home, 1217 Business Loop 70 W. Services, conducted by the Rev. Stanley Owen, will be at 2 p.m. on Thursday, also at Memorial Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery.
Mrs. Murray is survived by two daughters, Wanda Latimer of Sturgeon and JoAnn Chick of Hallsville; one brother, Thomas E. Altgilbers of Springfield, Pa.; a sister, Mary Lena Clark of Casper, Wy.; six grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
Her husband, four brothers and one sister died earlier.
Memorials may be sent to the Alzheimer's Association, 1121 Business Loop 70 E., Columbia, Mo., 65201.
Samuel Gould of Fulton died Monday, August 27, 2001, at Harry S. Truman Veterans Hospital. He was 79.
Mr. Gould was born July 13, 1922, in Auxvasse, Mo., to Walter R. and Margaret Clarkson Gould. He married Helen Craig on Dec. 26, 1950, in Harrison, Ark.
"In World War II, he served on the front lines under Patton," said Sue Ross, Mr. Gould's daughter.
Ross said Mr. Gould was awarded five battle stars during his five years of service in World War II. Mr. Gould also served in the Korean War and had a life membership at the Veterans of Foreign Wars in Fulton. He was also a member of Tebbetts Masonic Lodge. He was a mechanic at Harbison-Walker Refractory in Fulton for 28 years until his retirement in 1984.
Visitation for Mr. Gould will be from 9 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. today at Maupin Funeral Home, 301 Douglas Blvd., in Fulton. Graveside services will follow at 11 a.m. today at Richland Baptist Cemetery in Kingdom City.
Mr. Gould is survived by his wife; two children, Virginia Sue Ross of Columbia and Robert S. Gould of Fulton; two sisters, Elizabeth Thompson of Fulton and Margaret Watson of Chilcoat, Calif.; one brother, Walter Gould of Calisnesa, Calif.; and five grandchildren, Chris Gould of Heber City, Utah, A.J. and Kurt Gould of Fulton, and Jenna and Clint Ross of Columbia.
Memorials may be given to the Fulton High School Athletic Department for a new baseball field. They may be sent to Fulton High School Athletic Department, 1 Hornet Drive, Fulton, MO 65251.
Earl Bromstedt III
Earl "Skip" Bromstedt III of Columbia died of cancer on Sunday, August 26, 2001. He was 54.
Mr. Bromstedt was born Oct. 31, 1946, in Chicago, Ill to Earl W. Bromstedt jr. and Mary Louise Wilbur Bromstedt. He earned a bachelor's degree in business from the University of Southern Illinois-Carbondale.
He was the owner and operator of Skip's Place. He was also a member of the Newman Center.
Visitation for Mr. Bromstedt will be from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. today at the Newman Center, 701 Maryland Ave., with services, conducted by the Rev. Mark Smith, immediately following. Mr. Bromstedt will be buried at Memorial Park Cemetery.
He is survived by his father, Earl Bromstedt Jr. and stepmother Marjorie Bromstedt of Chicago; two sons, Michael C. Bromstedt of Kansas City and Skip Bromstedt of Columbia; two sisters Carol Ann Bickett of San Francisco and Lynn Marie Bromstedt of Chicago; four grandchildren; and two nieces.
His mother died earlier.
Memorials may be sent to Ellis Fischel Cancer Center, Guest House DC 205.00, 1 Hospital Drive, Columbia, MO 65212.
Richard Earl Shuck
Richard Earl Shuck of Centralia died Sunday, August 26, 2001, at Ashley Manor in Boonville. He was 74.
Mr. Shuck was born June 9, 1927, in Audrain County to Lee Leslie and Sarah Ellen Ward Shuck. He married Frances May Beatty. She died earlier.
Mr. Shuck worked at A.B. Chance Company in Centralia for 25 years. He also worked at MU for 15 years and attended the Baptist church.
Visitation for Mr. Shuck will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Meador & Son Funeral Home, Sneed and Rollins streets, in Centralia. Services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home chapel. Burial will follow at the Salt River Cemetery, southeast of Centralia.
Mr. Shuck is survived by two sons, Larry Ray Shuck of Columbia and Kenneth Earl Shuck of Kirksville; two daughters, Linda Kay Shuck of Fayette and Shirley Ann Parsons of Clark, Mo.; five brothers, Robert Shuck of Mexico, Donnie Shuck and Carl Shuck, both of Centralia, Wayne Shuck of Thompson, Mo., and Eddie Shuck of Texas; two sisters, Faye Griffin and Fern Burton, both of Centralia; and four grandchildren.
Mr. Shuck's son, Danny Gene Shuck; his brother, Lee Shuck Jr., and an infant brother died earlier.
Memorials may be sent to the Salt River Cemetery, c/o Meador & Son Funeral Homes, P.O. Box 145, Centralia, MO 65240.
Clyda E. Buckler Morton
Clyda E. Buckler Morton died Saturday, August 25, 2001, at Williamsburg Nursing Home in Columbia. She was 89.
She was born Sept. 2, 1911, in Boone County to Edgar and Rhoda P. Douglas Buckler. She graduated from Hickman High School in 1929 and married N. Carl Morton Feb. 9, 1935. She lived her entire life in Boone County.
Mrs. Morton owned and operated a Ladies Ready to Wear store in Fayette for many years.
Visitation for Mrs. Morton will be from 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Wednesday at Parker Funeral Service, 22 N. 10th St. Services, conducted by the Rev. Bart Larson, will follow at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Parker Funeral Service. Burial will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery in Columbia.
Her husband died earlier.
Memorials may be sent to The American Heart Association, P.O. Box 30638, Columbia, MO, 65205.
Frances Ann Accola
Frances "Ann" Accola of Columbia died Sunday, Aug. 24, 2001, at Boone Hospital Center. She was 54.
A native of Birmingham, Ala., Mrs. Accola worked at the NASA Space Flight Center with Boeing Aircraft during the first Apollo flight.
The Accola family moved to Columbia from San Antonio, Texas in 1991. While living in Columbia, Mrs. Accola was an employee at the Boone County Government Center with the Auditor's Department.
Visitation for Mrs. Accola will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. today. Services, conducted by the Rev. Keith Simon, will immediately follow the visitation at Memorial Funeral Home, 1217 Business Loop 70 W. Burial is at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Memorial Park Cemetary.
Mrs. Accola is survived by her mother, Bertha Frances Brown and stepfather Emmett Brown of Birmingham, Ala.; daughter Stacie Accola of Columbia; brother Jerry Williams of Horton, Ala.; sister Gayle Morris of Columbia and granddaughter Megan Accola of Columbia.
Her father, Faul Williams, died earlier.
Memorials may be sent to the Megan Accola Educational Fund, c/o Memorial Funeral Home, 1217 Business Loop 70 W, Columbia, Mo. 65202.
Ruth M. Clark
Ruth M. Clark of Ladue died Saturday, Aug. 25, 2001. She was 91.
Mrs. Clark was born Nov. 15, 1909, in Columbia to Alfred "Tug" Murray and Ada Whilhite Murray.
Mrs. Clark worked as the bookkeeper in the business office at Schneithorst Restaurant in St. Louis for over 25 years. She was a member of Salem United Methodist Church in Ladue since 1958 and was active in the church's Friendship Club.
She is remembered for opening up her home to families whose children were being treated at the nearby Shriners Hospital for Children in St. Louis, said her son, Dr. John Clark.
"She provided lodging for people that came from out of town," he said. "Those people who could not afford to stay in a hotel stayed with mother. She really enjoyed getting to meet the different people that stayed with her."
Mrs. Clark lived in Manor Grove Nursing Home in Ladue since 1996.
She was a graduate of Hickman High School. She had a strong connection to Columbia and a large part of her extended family still resides in Columbia.
"She was born there and wanted to be buried there," Dr. John Clark said.
Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Salem United Methodist Church, 1200 S. Lindbergh in Ladue. Visitation will be that evening from 5 to 9 p.m. at Memorial Funeral Home, 1217 Business Loop 70 W in Columbia. Graveside Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Memorial Park Cemetery.
Mrs. Clark is survived by three sons, David Clark and his wife Donna, Dr. Thom Clark and his wife June and Dr. John Clark and his wife Jennie Ojeda; nine grandchildren and six great grandchildren.
Her son, Dr. William Clark, and her three brothers, Peter Murray, Norris Murray and Jack Murray died earlier.
Memorials may be sent to the Arthritis Foundation or Shriners Hospital for Children.
Natalio Sanchez of Columbia died Saturday, Aug. 18, 2001 of natural causes in Milan. He was 23.
Mr. Sanchez was born July 18, 1978, in Toluca, Mexico to Natalio Sanchez and Herlinda Conzulo Sanchez. He was employed by Premium Standard Farms.
Visitation for Mr. Sanchez will be from 1 to 2 p.m. Tuesday at Nilson Funeral Home, 5611 St. Charles Road. He will be buried at the St. Antonio Buena Vista Cemetery in Almoloya De Juares, Mexico.
Mr. Sanchez is survived by his parents, Natalio and Herlinda Sanchez of Mexico; a brother, Rutilio Conzulo of Columbia; and a sister, Columba Sanchez of Santa Anna, Calif.
Mary Ruth Bloss
Mary Ruth Bloss of Columbia died Friday, Aug. 24, 2001, at Columbia Regional Hospital. She was 72.
Mrs. Bloss was born June 4, 1929, in Fulton, to Alvin Thomas and Mary Loretta McCray Sparks.
Mrs. Bloss married Vivian Bloss in Colorado Springs, Colo., in August 1951. He died earlier.
Mrs. Bloss moved to Limen, Colo., with her mother when she was 8 years old. She lived in Limen until 1985, when she moved to Columbia.
While in Colorado, Mrs. Bloss raised and sold Boston terriers, said her sister, Laura Melloway of Columbia.
"She sold them all over Colorado," Melloway said. "She'd have a whole little house of little doggies barking and playing."
In Columbia, Mrs. Bloss managed Fast Break on Monroe Street for seven years. She also worked at Nowell's deli. She retired in 1997.
Services for Mrs. Bloss, conducted by her brother-in-law, the Rev. Gordon Parrott, will be at 11 a.m. Monday at MFA Shelter Gardens, 1817 W. Broadway. Mrs. Bloss will be buried in Colorado.
Survivors include two sisters, Laura Melloway of Columbia and Margaret Parrott of House Springs, and many nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews.
Mrs. Bloss' husband; brothers Kenneth W. Sparks and Thomas D. Sparks; and her sister, Rhuie Belle Sparks, died earlier.
Memorials may be sent to the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 30638, Columbia, Mo., 65205; or the American Lung Association, 1118 Hampton Ave., St. Louis, Mo., 63139-3196.
Ora Marie Palmer
Ora "LeOra" Marie Palmer of Columbia died Saturday, Aug. 11, 2001, at Lenoir Healthcare Center. She was 87.
Ms. Palmer was born April 25, 1914, in Morning Sun, Iowa, to William Frederick and Marie Elizabeth Taeger Broeker.
She graduated from Morning Sun High School in 1931. On Aug. 15, 1936, she graduated from the John C. Procter Hospital School of Nursing in Peoria, Ill., as a registered nurse. On May 30, 1937, she married the Rev. Charles M. Palmer in Peoria.
Ms. Palmer moved to Columbia in 1960. She was a member of Broadway Christian Church. She worked at Lenoir Retirement Community and Woodhaven Learning Center. She also volunteered at Boone Hospital Center.
"She cared for other people all her life," Orville Broeker, Ms. Palmer's brother, said. Family was very important to Ms. Palmer. She liked to spend time with family in Morning Sun, Iowa. She spent a lot of time embroidering with her sister-in-law.
"One time, she brought some of the children from Woodhaven out to visit us for Easter, because they didn't have anywhere else to go," said Grace Broeker, Ms. Palmer's sister-in-law.
"She always spent summers with us," Grace Broeker said. "She will be greatly missed, let me tell you."
Services, conducted by the Rev. Kim Ryan, are scheduled for 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday at Memorial Funeral Home, 1217 Business Loop 70 W. Ms. Palmer will be buried at Memorial Park Cemetery.
Ms. Palmer is survived by her brother and sister-in-law, Orville and Grace Broeker of Morning Sun, Iowa; two sons, Jerry Palmer of Coon Rapids, Iowa and Jack Palmer of Reston, Va.; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
A daughter, Joellyn Marie Palmer; two brothers, Albert Broeker and Wallace Broeker; and a sister, Clara O'Lague, died earlier.
Memorials may be sent to the Joellyn Palmer Scholarship Fund at Broadway Christian Church, 2601 W. Broadway, Columbia, Mo. 65203.
Lorene Mary Willis
Lorene Mary Willis of Columbia died Friday, Aug. 24, 2001, at South Hampton Place. She was 77.
Mrs. Willis was born March 30, 1924, in Boone County to Roy and Josie Wade. Mrs. Willis was a homemaker.
Services, conducted by the Rev. John Foley, will be held at 1 p.m. Monday at Nilson Funeral Home, 5611 St. Charles Road.
Mrs. Willis is survived by two daughters, Sherry Pugh and Betty Sutton, both of Columbia; three sisters, Phyllis Murray and Norma Showers, both of Columbia, and Ruth Morgan of California; two granddaughters, Stacey Lee and Kimberly Farinella, both of Columbia; and three great-grandchildren.
Two brothers, Roy Wade and William Wade, died earlier.