Andy Fairchild was born at Basswood, MN, February 2, 1884 and when 24 years of age took a homestead in Montana. He was married to Lillian Francis Mead on December 14, 1908. In 1934 they moved to Noxon, Montana. .
There were no children born to this union, but he was both father and brother to his two step children, and a kind, loving husband who will be sadly missed.
He passed away June 21, 1939 at Missoula Montana after two major operations for stomach ulcers. He was thought to be getting along well when his failing strenth and weakened condition brought on a hemorrage; he passed away quietly at an early hour wednesday morning.
He leaves to mourn his passing, a wife, his stepson Dan Mead and family, his stepdaughter Mrs. Ben F. Bodie and husband of Sask. Mossbank., two sisters, Mrs. Fred Berry of Richville, MN and Mrs. E.V. Francis of Antelope.
He also leaves an aged father James H. Fairchild of Effie, MN.
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