Obit: Andrews, George (1878 - 1966)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Andrews, Strozewski, Butterfield, Emstron, Sachman, Phillips, Flicek, Hurits, Carey

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 10/27/1966

Andrews, George (28 December 1878 - 23 October 1966)

George Andrews, 88, died Sunday at the Ridgeview Nursing Home in Black River Falls, where he had resided for the last three weeks. He had been in failing health for several years.

He was born at Fond du Lac on December 28, 1878, a son of Mr. and Mrs. Willie Andrews. He married Mary Ann Strozewski in 1903. He had been a resident of Merrillan over 70 years.

His wife and a son Elrich preceded him in death.

Survivors are: six daughters, Mrs. Vida Butterfield of Merrillan, Mrs. Ed (Pearl) Emstron, Perkinstown, Mrs. Will (Eva) Sachman of Athens, Mrs. William (Ruby) Phillips of Eau Claire, Mrs. Henry (Marcella) Flicek of Alma Center, and Mrs. Art (Jeannette) Hurits of New Auburn; five sons, Claude Andrews, Elwood Andrews of Maiden Rock, Robert of Necedah, Raymond of Milwaukee and George, Jr., of North Carolina; 43 grandchildren and 42 great-grandchildren.

Services were to be held at 3 p.m. Wednesday in the Merrillan Methodist Church, with the Rev. Calvin Carey officiating. Interment was to be made in Oakwood Cemetery at Merrillan. Friends called at the Jensen Funeral home at Hixton on Tuesday afternoon and evening and at the church prior to the service.



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