Information for George Ellis Andrews
4 July, 1894
7 April, 1986
From the Idaho Press-Tribune
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo
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Memorial services for
Ellis Andrews, 91, of Ontario, who died Monday, April 7, in an
Ontario nursing home, will be held Friday at 2 p.m. at the
First Baptist Church in Ontario.
The Rev. John Baker will officiate. Private
family burial services were held earlier at the Parma
Cemetery, Parma, under the direction of the Lienkaemper
Funeral Chapel, Ontario.
Mr. Andrews was born July 4, 1894, in Annandale, Minn.,
to Schyler and Margaret Kuhnley Andrews. He was reared
and educated in Minnesota and Wisconsin before moving to
Ontario in 1911.
He married Leona Van Buskirk Aug. 21, 1919, at Faulk
Store, Idaho. He worked for Andrews Seed Co. for 27
years and then for Beal Seed Co., both full- and part-time
until his retirement in 1969. He had resided in Ontario
since that time.
He had been a member of the First Baptist Church in
Ontario since 1911.
He is survived by his wife of Ontario; three sons,
Edward and Don Andrews of Ontario and Al Andrews of Portland;
two daughters, Florence Conant of Nampa and Margaret Deal, of
Salt Lake City, Utah; a sister, Lila Hoover of Parma; 20
grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a daughter and two