Funeral services for Andy Andersen age 78 of Norfolk, NE formerly of Pilger, NE will be held on Saturday, June 30, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Peter's Lutheran Church in Pilger, NE. Interment will be in the Pilger Cemetery. Visitation will be on Friday from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. and on Saturday from 9:00 a.m. until the time of the service at the church. Minnick Funeral Home in Wisner is handling the arrangements.
Andy passed away on Wednesday, June 27, 2018 at his home in Norfolk, NE.
Andrew Clifford Andersen was born on October 28, 1939 at Norfolk, NE to Clifford and Leona (Armbrust) Andersen. He attended Stanton Co. Rural School District #16 and graduated from Pilger High School in 1957. He married Marlene Vollmer and to this union Marty, Denise, Peg, Beth, Clark and Rod were born.
Andy had farmed, raised livestock, and worked construction as a heavy equipment operator, worked for a hay moving company which he later owned before going to work for Pilger Sand and Gravel. He also raised and trained german shorthair hunting dogs.
On February 25, 1978, he was united in marriage to Donna (Evans) Peterson at Pilger, NE.
Andy had served on the Pilger Volunteer Fire Department, had served as Chairman of the Village of Pilger Board, and was involved with Stanton Co. Civil Defense. He was a member of the Beemer Saddle Club and the Bucketmouths CB Club, where his CB handle was Spacewalker. He had a love for being outdoors, hunting and fishing.
His wife of 40 years Donna Andersen of Norfolk, NE
Children and their families-
Marty and Pam Andersen of Schuyler, NE and family-
David Andersen and daughter-Courtney
Travis Andersen and children-Levi and Hayden
Denise and Edward Heller of Wisner, NE and family-
Gus and Ellie Heller and children-Alexis, Colby, Owen, Emma & Amelia
Jennifer and Brian Hunke and family-Quinn, Jentrye, Kaizley & Kelby
Jacob and Molly Heller and family-Bella and Mason
Peg and Tim Phillips of Wisner, NE and famiy-
Jason and Holly Phillips and children-Morgan and Macy
Beth Zoubek and Brian Shockley of Octavia, NE and her family-
Chadwick and Crystal Marksmeier and children-McKenzie, Addison, Kayleigh & Chase
Benjamin and Kami Marksmeier and children-Caiden, Mason & Ryker
Clark and Lori Andersen of Wisner, NE and family-
Brook and Jennifer Andersen and children-Zak, Mariha & Giddean
Bray and Courtney Andersen and family-Tiearra, Corbin & Tapanea
Bryce and Katie Andersen and daughter-Zelda
Rod and Teena Andersen of Pilger, NE and family-
Hayley and Will Royle
Alyssa and Jordan Breitkreutz and daughter-Miley
Step-Children and their families-
Kevin and Joan Peterson of Norfolk, NE and family-
Stephanie Peterson and Kyle Mulvihill and daughter-Mia
Greg Peterson and April Travers
Robert and Becky Peterson of Pilger, NE and family-
Emilee Peterson and daughter-Danielle
Eric Peterson and Brandi Sprieck and children-Chloe and Evan
Mark and Johnana Peterson of Norfolk, NE and family-
Sister- Connie Hawkins of Winside, NE
Brother-Allan and Marilyn Andersen of Pilger, NE
Sister-in-law-Ramona Andersen of Stanton, NE
Andy was preceded in death by his parents-Clifford and Leona Andersen, granddaughter-Amy Heller, great granddaughter-Madyson Marksmeier, great grandson-Trey Andersen, brother-Merlin Andersen and brother-in-law-Bill Hawkins.