William Francis "Billy" Andrews

Used with permission from photographer Jim Sheaffer.
Used with permission from photographer Jim Sheaffer.

(December 8, 1931 - January 10, 1954)


The Lusk Herald
January 14, 1954


Funeral services Are Held for Billy Andrews Thursday

Final services were held for William "Billy" Andrews, who was killed in the airplane wreck with Harry Engebretsen Jan. 10.

The rites were conducted in the Church of Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church at Harrison Thursday. Rosary Services were held the evening of Jan. 13. Burial was made in the family plot at Montrose, Nebr. Casket bearers were: Bobby Serres. Jimmy Serres. Harry Serres, Jr., Pat Broderick, Jimmy Studemeir, and Jerry Eberspecher.

Surviving him are his father, Andrew, of Cleveland. Ohio, his mother, Mrs. Agnes Andrews of Harrison, two sisters, Mrs. William Wickersham of Harrison and Mrs. Roy Johnson of Lusk, and two brothers, Donald Andrews of Harrison Lloyd Schaefer of Lusk.

William Francis Andrews, youngest child of Andrew and Agnes Andrews, was born Dec. 8, 1931 family ranch northeast of Harrison. He received his education in the Bodarc and Harrison public schools. At an early age he received the responsibilities of the family ranch for which he had a deep affection and untiring interest. He was a willing and able helper among the neighbors and friends.

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"Dearest Billie, Thou has left us
And the loss we deeply feel
But, thus, God has caressed us
And He can all our sorrows heal.

Mother and Children"

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