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Kenneth Cornelious Andrews Jr

May 18, 1934 ~ June 21, 2020 (age 86)

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Kenneth Andrews, 86, of Spokane, WA, passed away peacefully at his home on June 21, 2020, surrounded by his loved ones.  Kenneth was born on May 18, 1934, in Rock Island, Illinois.  He graduated from High School in Vallejo, California in 1952.  While serving two years in the Army, he met and married his loving wife, Magdalena Klee, in Viernheim, Germany in 1959. After moving to California, they were blessed with two children.  The family settled in Fairfield, California and in retirement years, moved to Washington State.  Kenneth worked at the Mare Island Naval Shipyard, Vallejo, California, as a Master Woodcraftsman.  He retired after 35 years of service in 1989.  His passion for his craft resulted in beautiful homes, pieces of furniture, cabinetry and countless treasured items enjoyed by so many.  Kenneth is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Magdalena; and their two children, Diana (Michael) Ramires of Spokane, Washington and Kenneth Andrews & Maryn McDaniel of Olalla, Washington.  He had four Grandchildren and four Great-Grandchildren: Stefanie (Jordan) Page & Maxton and Madeline, Nikolaus (Ahulani) Andrews & Henry, Kyle (Katie) Andrews & Bailey and Alexander Andrews.  He is also survived by his sisters, Katherine Walker of Sparks, Nevada, and Zola (Charles) Babcock of Redding, California; sisters-in-law, Jacklyn  Andrews and Alyce Andrews; brothers-in-law, William Watega and Willie Shepherd, and several loving nieces, nephews and other relatives.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Kenneth and Arvilla Andrews; his sisters, Sharron Watega and Lois Shepherd; brothers, Ronald Andrews and Dennis Andrews; and brother-in-law Alonzo Walker. We will remember and cherish our beloved Husband, Father, Grandfather, Great-Grandfather, Brother, Uncle and Friend forever.  

 

 

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