Edith J. Andrews, 96 of Marshalltown, IA, passed away on Sunday, August 19, 2018, at Grandview Heights Rehab and Healthcare in Marshalltown. A memorial service will be 10:30 a.m., Thursday, August 23, 2018, at Central Christian Church, 300 West Main Street in Marshalltown. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to Central Christian Church. Anderson Funeral Homes has been entrusted with arrangements. Online condolences may be sent to www.andersonfhs.com
Edith was born in Marshalltown on October 29, 1921, to Harold and Alice (Baxter) Weller. She graduated from Marshalltown High School on June 1, 1939, and went on to graduate from Marshalltown Community College in 1941. On September 21, 1941, Edith was united in marriage to Donald V. Andrews at Central Christian Church. Together they were blessed with four children. Edith was a devoted mother and homemaker who enjoyed bowling and working alongside her husband, Don, on their century old family farm. She was a longtime member of Central Christian Church and took part in Merry Mixers and Christian Women's Fellowship.
Edith is survived by three children: David (Sandy) Andrews of Ames, IA, John (Sherri) Andrews of Marshalltown, Judy (Mike) Shultz of Mankato, MN; a daughter-in-law, Jean Andrews of Oceanside, CA; nine grandchildren: Amy (Mike) Webber, Allyson (Justin) Stege, Katie (Duncan) Anderson, Emily (Jesus) Zambrano, Sarah Andrews, Shane (Lindsay) Andrews, Kyle Andrews, Joshua (Joanna) Shultz, and Ben (Amanda) Shultz; eight great grandchildren, and four daughter-like nieces. She was preceded in death by her husband, a son, William Andrews, her parents, and her brother, Mahlon "Bud" Weller.
To The Family of Edith: You have our deepest sympathy. So sorry for your loss, Edith was a wonderful, sweet lady. Keeping you in our thoughts and prayers. Sincerely, Jeff and Pat Sommerlot
Dave & Family, my condolences on the loss of your mother. I remember her as being such a nice, kind lady. She raised a wonderful family, and was the epitome of the American Farm Wife. God has her in His care now!!
To the entire Andrews Family: So sorry to learn of Edith's passing. She was a sweet, caring and loving person. I have fond memories of my relationship with her and her husband, Don. She had a positive influence on all those whom she met. I know you will miss her greatly. Rev. Kenneth Dean.
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