Dec. 11, 1924--Aug. 14, 2005
BENKELMAN -- Junior F. Andres, 80, died Sunday (Aug. 14, 2005) at Dundy County Hospital in Benkelman.
He was born Dec. 11, 1924, to Frank and Vica (Harrington) Andres in Guide Rock. He graduated from Parks High School in 1943.
He married Leta Baney on February 10, 1945, in Parks. They farmed northwest of Benkelman until his retirement in 2002.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Frank and Vica Andres; a daughter, Gala Jean; two brothers, Lyle Andres and Glen Andres; a sister, Velma Roberta; step-father, Charlie Blank; and a step-brother, Dudley Blank.
Survivors include his wife, Leta Andres of Benkelman; a son, Garry and wife, Lavon of Woodland, Calif.; a daughter, Reva Roland and husband, Rod of Marshalltown, Iowa; six grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and numerous other relatives and friends.
Services will be Wednesday, 10:30 a.m., at Forch Funeral Chapel in Benkelman with Dr. Daniel Marshall officiating. Interment will follow at the Benkelman Cemetery.
Visitation will be today, 2-8 p.m., at Forch Funeral Chapel in Benkelman.
Memorials are being accepted in his name.
Forch Funeral Chapel of Benkelman is in charge of arrangements.