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 Stanley Everett Andrews

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Stanley Everett Andrews

Birth
Aurora, Kane County, Illinois, USA
Death 26 Dec 2009 (aged 89)
Boise, Ada County, Idaho, USA
Burial Burial Details Unknown
Memorial ID 46310074 View Source
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Stanley Everett Andrews was born on May 1, 1920 in Aurora, Illinois to Burton E. and Nelllie (Margaret Tuttle) Andrews. He attended Young and Bardwell grade schools, East Junior High and East Aurora High School, graduating in 1938. He graduated from Aurora College in 1943 and Garret Biblical Institute in 1946. On June 18, 1946 he married Dorothy Elizabeth Wells in Howes Memorial Chapel on the Garrett campus, with Horace G. Smith, President of the seminary officiating. Stan and Dorothy honeymooned on the way to their first pastorate: The Methodist Church in Kimberly, Idaho. His ministerial career continued in Payette, Idaho; Meridian, Idaho; and six years as district superintendant of the Western District, Idaho Conference of the Methodist Church. Next he moved to Oregon when he was appointed the Associate Pastor at First Methodist Church Portland. Continuing in Oregon, he served the church in Coos Bay and Wesley United Methodist Church in Eugene, Oregon. Returning to Idaho he served the Burley United Methodist Church. While in Burley, Dorothy succumbed to breast cancer in August, 1974. Through a friend, Stan met Patsy (Rowand) Kurtright and they were married in 1977, continuing their ministry in Burley. Leaving Burley for the metropolis of Boise, Idaho, Stan was appointed as Associate Pastor at First United Methodist Church (The Cathedral of the Rockies). Retirement from the appointive ministry came in 1985 leaving him time to volunteer at the Veterans Hospital exercising his strength of pastoral care. Retirement also found him on the golf course with other pastors, parishioners and friends. He is survived by his wife of thirty-two years, Patsy; daughters Judy (Ron) Lovell of Coos Bay, Oregon and Ruth (Bob) Andrews-Bryant of Boise, Idaho; stepdaughter Sharon (Mark) Holzrichter of Colorado Springs, Colorado; brother Donald (Char)Andrews of Montgomery, Illinois; eight grandchildren and three great grandchildren; three nieces, and one nephew. He was proceeded in death by first wife Dorothy, stepson Daniel Kurtright, and sister Eleanor (Howard) Kneller. Services will be Saturday, January 16, 2010 at 1:00 pm at First United Methodist Church, Cathedral of the Rockies, 717 N 11th St., Boise, Idaho 83702. In lieu of flowers please make a donation to First United Methodist Church, Cathedral of the Rockies, Boise, Idaho; or a charity of your choice. Arrangements are by Summers Funeral Homes, Boise Chapel.

Published in Idaho Statesman on January 3, 2010


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