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MU Remembers

The University of Missouri honors 12 students who have died in the past year

Robert Vossbrink bows his head during a moment of silence to honor the MU students who have died in the past year. Vossbrink was there to honor his friend Paul Miltenberger.

Robert Vossbrink bows his head during a moment of silence to honor the MU students who have died in the past year. Vossbrink was there to honor his friend Paul Miltenberger.

Each April the University of Missouri holds a ceremony in Memorial Union to honor the lives of Mizzou students who have died since the previous April. The Memorial Union tower is darkened in the students’ honor in the evening.

In Memoriam:

McKenna Campbell; School of Health Professions, South Elgin, Illinois
DeAndra Carter; College of Arts & Science, Columbia, Missouri
Kayce Goldberg; College of Human Environmental Sciences, Dallas, Texas
Curtis Ham; College of Arts & Science, Winfield, Missouri
Alexander Johnston; College of Arts & Science, Ballwin, Missouri
Jacob Meyers; College of Engineering, Normal, Illinois
Paul Miltenberger; College of Business, Southlake, Texas
Michael Niles; College of Arts & Science, Columbia, Missouri
Christopher Parsons; Sinclair School of Nursing, Wildwood, Missouri
Elizabeth Upton; College of Human Environmental Sciences, Columbia, Missouri
Matthew Wade; College of Arts & Science, Florissant, Missouri
Matthew Yarick; College of Arts & Science, Hume, Missouri

Andrew Schulte puts his arm around Erin Waterhouse as they honor their friend Matthew Yarick during MU Remembers in Memorial Union.

Flowers and campus photos are given to family members of MU students who have passed away during the past year.

Flowers and campus photos are given to family members of MU students who have died during the past year.

MU junior Ryan Marquardt plays “Una Limosna Por Amor De Dios” during MU Remembers.

A program shows all 12 Mizzou students who have died since April 2015.

Family members of deceased Mizzou student Christopher Parsons hold the book “Lost Ski Areas,” which was added to the book collection at Ellis Library in memory of Parsons. Ellis Library selected books that matched the interests of each of the 12 MU students who passed away during the past year.

Family members of deceased Mizzou student Christopher Parsons hold the book Lost Ski Areas, which was added to the book collection at Ellis Library in memory of Parsons. Ellis Library selected books that matched the interests of each of the 12 MU students who passed away during the past year.

Kristi Parsons, mother of deceased MU student Christopher Parsons, joyfully remembers a story about Chris, an avid skier, falling down while skiing and immediately making a snow angel.

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