|Birth: ||May 6, 1877|
|Death: ||Sep. 15, 1954|
From the Nebraska Journal-Leader – September 1954
FRIDAY RITES FOR EUGENE ANDREWS
Funeral services were held in Salem Lutheran Church in Ponca on Friday morning,September 17, at 10:00 o'clock for Eugene Harris Andrews, 77, who died in his sleep early Wednesday morning, Sept. 15, 1954, at his home here. He had been in failing health for the past three years. Mohrs Mortuary was in charge of the service. Rev.Paul Wiegman officiated.
A quartette, consisting of Mrs. Paul Wiegman, Mrs. Glenard Bauman, Dean H. Ehle, and Pastor Wiegman sang, "What a Friend We Have in Jesus," and "God Will Take Care of You." Mrs. Frank Stark accompanied at the organ.
Pallbearers were Gene Cook, Frank Wellenstein, Earl Bauman, Rudolph Harder, Byron Gibbs, and Virgil Putman. Burial was in the Ponca cemetery.
The I.O.O.F. lodge of Ponca attended the services in a body at the church and at the cemetery. Mr. Andrews had been a member of the lodge for 55 years.
Eugene Harris Andrews was born to William Andrews and Ruby Bacon, who were pioneers of Dixon County, on his father's farm about five miles southwest of Ponca on May 6,
1877. He had lived all his life in this community except for a few years which he spent on a claim in South Dakota, near Iona.
On January 15, 1902, he was married to Edna May Frank of Chamberlain, South Dakota. They moved back to Ponca where Mr. Andrews operated a photograph gallery for seven
years. In 1912 they moved to the farm owned by his father and they operated that until 1948 when Mr. Andrews sold out and moved back to Ponca.
His wife, Edna passed away on April 12, 1947. His father, mother, two brothers and one sister also preceded him in death.
Mr. Andrews became a member of Salem Lutheran church in Ponca by adult baptism on January 11, 1920.
On May 2, 1948, he was married to Mrs. Edith Lofgren Scherner of Maskell, Nebraska. They made their home in Ponca since that time. Mr. Andrews will be greatly missed by his wife, his stepchildren, his brother and sis__ and all other relatives and friends. He was a kind friend to every one, and a faithful Christian.
He leaves to mourn, his wife, Edith, two stepsons ___ (the survivor section of this is torn, worn and unable to read.)
Mrs. Alford Rakow and Mrs. Harley Bossman served as a committee on floral arrangements."
William Ellis Andrews (1849 - 1934)
Ruby Janette Bacon Andrews (1854 - 1912)
Edith A. Ricards Lofgren Scherner Andrews (1888 - 1910)
Edna May Frank Andrews (1877 - 1947)*
Charlotte Arlene Andrews (1925 - 1926)*
Eugene Harris Andrews (1877 - 1954)
Lorenzo Wilson Andrews (1886 - 1912)*
Ellis Leonard Andrews (1889 - 1961)*
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