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Elray Joseph "Ray" Andrus
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Birth: Jan. 3, 1934
Ashton
Fremont County
Idaho, USA
Death: Oct. 26, 2010
Lane County
Oregon, USA

The Eugene Register-Guard
Lane County, Oregon
Thursday, October 28, 2010

Elray Andrus

SPRINGFIELD The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 1, at Major Family Funeral Home in Springfield for Elray Joseph "Ray" Andrus of Springfield, who died Oct. 26 of congestive heart failure. He was 76.

Visitation will be from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

He was born Jan. 3, 1934, in Ashton, Idaho, to Joseph and Mary Higbee Andrus. He married Betty Grant on March 19, 1960, in Nampa, Idaho.

He served in the Army and was honorably discharged in 1958. He worked as a ranch foreman, pack guide, horseman and millwright.

Survivors include his wife; a daughter, Shauna DeGroot of Springfield; a son, Randy of Roseburg; a stepson, Rick Grant of Anchorage; a stepdaughter, Dixie Israel of Vancouver, Wash.; two sisters, Alice Orme of Rexburg, Idaho, and Lois Grubb of Grant, Mont.; nine grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Burial will be at Springfield Memorial Gardens. Remembrances to Doernbecher Children's Hospital.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Joseph Boyce Andrus (1877 - 1952)
  Mary Amanda Higbee Barnett (1894 - 1967)
 
 Siblings:
  Henry Cotterell (1914 - 1914)**
  Zella Cotterell Johnson (1915 - 1997)**
  Hazel Ann Phelps (1917 - 1994)**
  Lila Cleona Cotterell Andrus (1919 - 2001)**
  Nida Mary Cotterell Baker (1924 - 2003)**
  Grace Erma Hilmer (1925 - 1986)**
  Alice May Cotterell Orme (1927 - 2010)**
  Elray Joseph Andrus (1934 - 2010)
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Springfield Memorial Gardens
Springfield
Lane County
Oregon, USA
 
Maintained by: Barbmac
Originally Created by: Jan
Record added: Oct 27, 2010
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Elray Joseph Ray Andrus
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