Obituary of Howard Frank Andrews
Howard Frank Andrews
July 6, 1923 – November 28, 2019
With hearts full of sadness and gratitude, we announce the peaceful passing of our beloved Dad at the age of 96 and a half years. Howard was born in Fairlight, SK and settled on his homestead near Paddockwood, SK, where he attended the Moose lake School and helped his dad until his marriage to Ileen Nolan in 1942.
Dad joined the Royal Canadian Army Corps in the transportation trade, serving until his discharge on March 13, 1946. Howard and Ileen Moved to Melfort, SK where Dad was employed at the Experimental Farm in the research department, raised 3 daughters and served on church, school, and community boards. He was also a member of the Legion Pipe Band for 20 years.
Dad retired to Candle Lake, SK in 1978, built his dream log cabin, trapped and traveled in the winter, and built custom homes in summer. He was active in the Seniors Club, village council and board of the Victoria Union Hospital.
If you met him ounce, you would be touched by him forever.
Howard is survived by his daughters Lee (Jack), Dixie (Mel), Bonnie (Terry); 7 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren.
Howard was predeceased by his wife of 60 years, Ileen; parents Frank and Emily; brother Ross; sister Francis and his son-in-law Larry.
Dad will be sorely missed by all.
Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, December 2, 2019 at Calvary United Church, 114 25 Street East, Prince Albert, SK with Rev. Nora Vedress officiating. Interment will be held at Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Melfort, SK. Those wishing to place memorials in lieu of other tribtes may do so to the charity of their choice. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.grays.ca. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Gray’s Funeral Chapel, (306) 922-4729.
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Nos plus sincères sympathies à la famille et aux amis de Howard
Andrews 1923 2019..
Décès pour la Ville: Prince-Albert, Province: Saskatchewan