|Birth: ||Oct. 5, 1988|
|Death: ||Apr. 12, 2007|
Andrea Marie Bellmann, 18-year-old daughter of Dawn and Joe Ruff and Robert
Bellmann, all of Dubuque, died Thursday, April 12, 2007, as the result of
injuries sustained in an automobile accident in Utah.
She was born on Oct. 5, 1988, in Silvis, Ill., daughter of Robert and Dawn
Andrea was a senior at Dubuque Senior High School and had plans of
furthering her education in art with dreams of being a storyboard artist.
She was a caring free-spirited person who loved music and spending time with
Andrea talked about her dreams of marrying her fiancÚ, Andrew "Andy"
Peterson, on a beach so that she may run into the ocean after the ceremony.
She will forever be loved and missed by all those who knew her. She will
never be forgotten.
Surviving are her parents, Dawn (Joe) Ruff and Robert Bellmann, all of
Dubuque; three brothers, Anthony "Tony" Bellmann and Joseph "Joey" Ruff,
both at home, and Daniel "Danny" Gossman (fiancee, Angie Canning), of
Dubuque; her fiancÚ, Andrew "Andy" Peterson, of Dubuque; her maternal
grandparents, Catherine (Gene) Phillips, of Decorah, Iowa; her paternal
grandparents, Rudolph and Joan Bellmann and Carl "Whitey" and Irene Ruff,
all of Dubuque; her paternal great-grandmother, Hilda Haxmeier, of Dubuque;
several aunts and uncles, Belinda (Jeff) Wendell, Mary (Dan) Jaeger, John
(Colleen) Finger, Cheryl (Lloyd) Hogan, Cathleen (Steve) Larson, Joan (Tom)
Kuhle, Jane (Duane) Meyer, Jean (Jerry) Runde, Joyce Bettcher, and Charlie
(Sue), Craig, Neal (Kelly) and Dee Ruff; several cousins, Julie (Graham)
Jewell, Jennifer (Curt) McChurch, Jason McChurch, Ashley, Bradley and
Christopher Hessell, Dana (Carl) Plumley, Megan, Albert, Danielle and Joshua
Jaeger, Jessica, Cody, Landon, Brandon, Chaz and Lois Finger, Jason
(Barbara), Connor, Jesse (Susan), Matthew, Daniel, Justin (Annina), Kalina,
Theodore, Alexander, Fiona, and Andrew Hogan, Tanya, Melissa and Christopher
Larson, Brandon Lopez, Andrea (Adam), Ava and Abe Hartmann, Jay Kuhle, Dana
Ruff, Molly (Jeff), Noah and Lauren Downs, Laura, Emily and Allison Meyer,
Christina (Nathanael), Caleb, Collin, Curtice and Catherine DeSota, Troy,
Gerald and Gabriel Runde, Jacob, Troy (Kristie), and Chrystall Bettcher,
Jacob Schrieber, Adam, Travis and Nathan Ruff, Erin (Nick) and Hunter
McCormick, Elizabeth and Emma Ruff, and Monique Tchuisse; and numerous
friends and other relatives.
She was preceded in death by her paternal great-grandfather, Arnold
Haxmeier, and great-grandparents, Herman and Matilda Bellmann; her maternal
grandfather, Donald Finger; an aunt, Janet Bellmann; an uncle, Carl Ruff
Jr.; and a cousin, Siena Downs.
Mount Olivet Cemetery
Created by: Anonymous
Record added: Apr 24, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 19077682