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Ivan Andrew - July 12, 2012


Ivan Eugene Francis Andrew, age 80, of Palisade, Neb., passed away Thursday, July 12, 2012, at the Norfolk Veteran’s Home in Norfolk, Neb.
Ivan was born March 11, 1932, to parents Francis Martin and Mildred Opal (Weston) Andrew in Hamburg, Iowa. He was one of six siblings.
He graduated from Palisade High School in 1951. He went on to serve his country in the United States Air Force. Ivan was a lifetime member of the VFW Post 7028 and the American Legion 318.
Ivan was baptized into the Church of Christ on March 11, 1973. He enjoyed spending time visiting with his family and many friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; one sister, Katheryn Opal Andrew; and brother in law, Duane Steinbeck.
Ivan is survived by his son, Greg Andrew of New York City, N.Y.; two brothers, James (Pearl) Andrew of Palisade, Neb., and Albert (Jeanette) Andrew of North Platte, Neb.; and two sisters, Karen Steinbeck and Sharon Andrew, both of Palisade.
Visitation was held Tuesday, July 17, 2012, from 1 to 8 p.m. at the Carpenter Breland Funeral Home in McCook, Neb.
A graveside service with Military Honors was held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, July 18, 2012, in the Palisade Cemetery, Palisade. Jerry Beckenhauer presided.
Memorial contributions may be directed to the donor’s choice.
Carpenter Breland Funeral Home of McCook was in charge of the arrangements. Please visit the website at HYPERLINK “http://www.carpenterbreland.com” www.carpenterbreland.com to sign the online guestbook or leave a message of condolences for the family.