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Charles Walter Andrus
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Birth: Oct. 7, 1866
Stevens Point
Portage County
Wisconsin, USA
Death: Oct. 26, 1943
Douglas County
Oregon, USA

Roseburg News Review
Tuesday, Oct. 26, 1943
C.W. Andrus Lost During Elk Hunt In Coast Range
A searching party left early this morning for the Williams Creek district in the Coast Range, where C.W. Andrus, 76, of Roseburg was reported to be missing from his party engaged in an elk hunt. He accompanied his son, Pat Andrus and Buster Shrum on the trip Monday morning. He left the camp about two hours before sundown to bring water and had not been seen since, according to reports received here. Five of his sons living in Roseburg headed a group of searchers leaving town early today in an effort to locate him.

Friday, October 29, 1943
Searchers Still Without Trace Of C.W. Andrus
Hope of finding Andrus alive has been abandoned, Carter said, as it was not believed he could survive the wet and cold for such a long period of time. Heavy undergrowth and deep ferns make it doubtful if the body of the elderly man would be found except by chance, the Sheriff reported.

Monday, Nov. 1, 1943
Andrus Search Aided By Improved Weather
Relatives and friends reported they planned to continue to search until snow flies. It is assumed the elderly man suffered a heart attack.

Charles' body was never recovered.
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Family links: 
 Parents:
  Calvin David Andrus (1835 - 1915)
  Sallie Ann Aldrich Andrus (1844 - 1911)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Leah Lamere Andrus (1870 - 1957)*
 
 Children:
  Florence Maud Andrus Peth (1890 - 1989)*
  Roy Edwin Andrus (1892 - 1969)*
  Fred H Andrus (1896 - 1985)*
  Louis Adden Andrus (1900 - 1981)*
 
 Siblings:
  Charles Walter Andrus (1866 - 1943)
  George Leroy Andrus (1872 - 1959)*
  Millia Andrus (1875 - 1879)*
  Nellie Andrus (1876 - 1879)*
  Edward Andrus (1881 - 1882)*
  Hattie A. Andrus Hulse (1887 - 1973)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Unknown
 
Created by: Patrick Andrus
Record added: Aug 10, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 115226274
Charles Walter Andrus
Added by: Patrick Andrus
 
 
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