|Birth: ||Jun. 20, 1893|
|Death: ||Dec. 31, 1972|
Obituary - January 4, 1973 - Pardeeville
ALMA ANDREWS SERVICES TODAY
Alma C. Andrews, 79, retired school teacher, died Sunday, December 31, 1972, at Divine Saviour Hospital after a long illness. She was a lifelong Wyocena resident and a member of the Royal Neighbors of America and the Columbia County, state, and national Retired Teachers Association.
Miss Andrews taught school for 47 years including 29 at Portage. Surviving are two brothers, Leroy, Wyocena and Orrie, Madison and a sister, Mabel. The funeral was at 1:30 P.M. Thursday, at the Smith Funeral Home, Pardeeville.
Interment was in the Wyocena Cemetery with the Rev. Keith Epps officiating.
Additional notes: Alma C. Andrews raised beautiful flower gardens and also great vegetables including a wonderful asparagus bed. She always had a cat or two and sometimes kittens and a bed of catnip for them. She also kept a flock of chickens and supplied eggs regularly for relatives, friends and neighbors. Along with her sister Mabel, they regularly visited their extended Norwegian clan and relatives in Lodi, Poynette, and Dekorra. As an unmarried elementary school teacher, Alma Andrews lived the classical life of a spinster devoted to her students in the 20th century MidWest.
Andrew Louis (Lasse) Andrews (1862 - 1921)
Celia Johnson Tang Andrews (1863 - 1931)
Mabel Jensina Andrews (1891 - 1974)*
Alma Celia Andrews (1893 - 1972)
Clarence LeRoy Andrews (1897 - 1978)*
Ora Arthur Andrews (1899 - 1976)*
Created by: Eleanor
Record added: Jul 28, 2010
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