HAYES CENTER -- Andrew Dean "Andy" VanCura, 40, died Friday (Dec. 23, 2005) at his rural home near Hayes Center.
He was born on March 25, 1965, in Ogallala to Delmar Dean and Charlette Ann (Hood) VanCura. He attended school in Madrid and received his GED in 1996.
On March 21, 2004, he married Misty Dawn Brannin in Hayes Center.
He was a miner for Garrett Sand and Gravel.
He was preceded in death by his son, James Dean VanCura, and grandparents, Louis and Lola Ramsey.
Survivors include his wife, Misty VanCura of Hayes Center; one daughter, Laura VanCura of McCook; two sons, Larry VanCura and Lucas VanCura of Hayes Center; parents, Delmar and Dee VanCura and Charlette and Ralph Casey Jr., all of Ogallala; two brothers, Daniel VanCura and wife, Pearl of Hayes Center and Ralph Casey III of Ogallala; and four sisters, Andrea and husband, Clyde Reimers of Lexington, Darla and fiance, Terry Walkenhorst of North Platte, Leanne and fiance, Mike Heble of Ogallala and Lori and husband, Pat Watts of Ogallala.
Services were today at the Palisade United Methodist Church with the Revs. Judy Dye and Fay Ann Blaylock officiating. Cremation will follow with a private family inurnment at a later date in Wallace Cemetery.
Condolences can be left at www.carpenterbreland.com.
Memorials are being accepted in his name.
Carpenter Breland Funeral Home of McCook is in charge of arrangements.