Maria Gutsman, 67, of Slater, died Friday, Oct. 31, 2008, at University of Missouri Hospital in Columbia.
Funeral services were held Monday, Nov. 3, 2008, at 9 a.m. at First Baptist Church in Slater. Burial was in Slater City Cemetery. Weiker Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.
Born Nov. 8, 1940, in Rivno, Ukraine, she was the daughter of the late Anton and Victeria Kirilchuk. She was married to Andrew Gutsman, who preceded her in death in 1963. She lived in the Ukraine for many years before moving to the United States in 1980.
She is survived by one son, Alexander Gutsman of Slater; five grandchildren; and two sisters, Sofia Potopa of the Ukraine and Antionina Gerasimovich of Rochester, N.Y.