Obit: Andrews, Alexander (1845 - 1923)

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----Source: THORP COURIER (Thorp, Clark County, Wis.) 03/29/1923

Andrews, Alexander (10 AUG 1845 - 22 MAR 1923)

Alexander Andrews died at his home in this village (Thorp, Clark County, Wis.) on Thursday evening, March 22, 1923. Mr. Andrews was born in Sumersetshire, England, on Aug. 10, 1845 and came to this country with his parents when three years of age. The family landed at Plymouth, Wis., where deceased resided until reaching manhood. When the war broke out he enlisted in Co. I 30th Wis. Regiment and served his adopted country to the end. In 1879 he was united in marriage with Miss Anna Hertel and a few years later moved to Thorp, which has since been his home. He leaves to mourn, his faithful wife and the following children: Alfred Andrews of St. Marie, Idaho, Robert Andrews, Wheeler, Wis., Mrs. H. K. Lake, Crosby, Minn., Mrs. P. W. Smith, Milwaukee and Elias, Edgar, Leonard, Dewey, Mrs. T. Gulcznski, Agnes and Ray of Thorp, also one aged brother, England Fay Andrews of Wheeler, Wis.

The funeral services took place on Tuesday from the residence, in charge of the American Legion, Rev. F. G. Elwick, pastor of the local Community Church delivered the memorial sermon and music provided by the choir. The burial took place in the Riverside Cemetery near Withee.



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