New Ulm Enterprise
19 June 2003
Funeral services for Edmund H. Andreas, 85, of New Ulm were
held Tuesday, June 10, 2003 at 10 a.m. from Nelsonville
Brethren Church with Rev. Michael Groseclose officiating.
Interment was at the National Cemetery in Nelsonville.
Mr. Andreas passed away June 7.
Born in Nelsonville, he was the son of Otto and Carrie
(Albrecht) Andreas. He was raised in Nelsonville and
attended school there. On January 7, 1940, he was joined in
marriage with the former Miss Beatrice Bravenec in cermonies
held at St. John Lutheran Church in Bellville. Edmund was a
lifelong farmer and rancher and also worked at several
cattle auction barns. He was a member of the Nelsonville
He is survived by his wife, Beatrice Andreas of Nelsonville;
daughters, Ona Faye Warmke and husband Lee of Bleiblerville,
June Andreas of Bellville; son, Eddie Andreas and wife Debby
of Bellville; grandchildren, Wade Warmke and wife Aggie,
Cheryl Lehker and husband Mark, Mitchell Andreas, Brett
Andreas; great-grandchildren, Crystal Lehker, Alan Lehker,
Cecily Warmke, Jordan Warmke; step-great-grandchildren,
Andrew Weber and Shelden Warmke; and numerous nieces and
He was preceded in death by his parents; mother-in-law and
father-in-law, John and Lydia Bravenec; brothers-in-law and
sisters-in-law, Milady and husband John Sefcik, Clara and
husband Albert Aschenbeck, Antonie and Roy Arning and John
Serving as pallbearers were Wade Warmke, Mitchell Andreas,
Mark Lehker, Mark Arning, Harvey Aschenbeck, Gene Zapalac.
Honorary pallbearers were Mike Arning, Matt Arning, Alan
Lehker, Brett Andreas, Jordan Warmke and Andrew Weber.
Funeral arrangements were under the direction of Knesek
Bros. Funeral Chapel of Bellville.
Note: The widow, the former Miss Bravenec, was born and
reared in the Oak Hill Community, east of Nelsonville.
Posted by Joy Neely