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Woodrow Andres (1922-1942)


Woodrow, son of Mr. and Mrs. J.W. Andres, was born in Rolla, Mo., December 28, 1922 and passed away late Saturday night, February 28, 1942 following injuries received in an automobile accident near the junction of Highway 17 and 66 some thirty miles west of Rolla. Besides the parents he is survived by one brother John of the home address, Jerome, Mo., two sisters; Mrs. James Bauers of Rolla and Mrs. Richard Warnol of St. Louis, besides a number of other relatives and many friends.

Funeral services were conducted Tuesday afternoon from the Pisgah Church near Dixon, by Rev. Andy Sheppard. Pallbearers were: Gene Rigsby, Harry Evans, Billie Allen, Russell Heflin, Andy Arthur and Louis Woods.

At the time of his death Woodrow was employed in the laundry at Fort Leonard Wood. The large attendance of friends at the final service gave proof of the popularity of this young man. Burial was made in the Pisgah Cemetery under the direction of Null & Son Funeral Home.

Rolla Herald
Rolla, Missouri
12 March, 1942
page 8

Transcribed by Laura (Abernathy) Huffman

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