Robert C. Andrew
July 30, 1936 - April 24, 2010
Birthplace: Rural Villisca, Iowa
Resided In: Mesa, Arizona formerly Des Moines, IA

Service 4/30/2010
Maple Grove Cemetery
Burial 4/30/2010
Maple Grove Cemetery

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Robert C. Andrew, age 73, of Mesa, Arizona formerly of Des Moines, Iowa passed away Saturday, April 24, 2010 at his residence in Mesa. Robert Clinton Andrew was born July 30, 1936 on a farm near Villisca, Iowa the son of Evan Jerry and Letha Emily Andrew. He graduated from Villisca High School in 1956 and was united in marriage to Joan Durham on September 26, 1956 in Red Oak, Iowa. To this union three children were born: Deborah, Rodney, and Doreen. Robert lived many years in Des Moines, Iowa where he worked for Bob Brown Auto Center. After retiring from the car dealership, he owned and operated Andy’s Lounge in Bondurant, Iowa. He was united in marriage to Donna Augustine on March 21, 1996 in Bondurant, Iowa. They moved to Mesa, Arizona where Bob owned and operated an appliance store retiring in 2004. Robert enjoyed NASCAR Racing, Football, Basketball, and Baseball. He was a member of the Bondurant Christian Church and in his younger years served in the Iowa Army National Guard.

Preceding him in death were his parents and daughter: Deborah Jarman. Survivors include his wife: Donna Andrew of Mesa, Arizona; children: Rodney Andrew and wife Linda of Red Oak, Iowa and Doreen Andrew of Des Moines, Iowa; the children’s mother: Joan Andrew of Des Moines, Iowa; grandson: Aaron Andrew of Newton, Iowa; brother: Willard Andrew and wife Margaret of Clarinda, Iowa; sister: Dorothy McAlpin of Kansas City, Missouri; many nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

Graveside funeral services will be held 11 AM Friday, April 30, 2010 at the Maple Grove Cemetery at Guss, Iowa with Rev. John Clark officiating. There will be open visitation at the Nelson-Boylan-LeRette Funeral Chapel in Red Oak, Iowa on Thursday afternoon. Memorials are suggested to the family.

Nelson-Boylan-LeRette Funeral Chapel of Red Oak, Iowa is in charge of arrangements.


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