Mr. Andrew J. Lundeen age 91, of Galesburg, Ill. died Monday June 9, 2014 at OSF St. Mary Medical Center at 5:30 p.m
He was born April 30, 1923 in Galesburg, the son of Andrew P. and Ingeborg Sandstrom Lundeen. He married Barbara J. Weir in Galesburg on November 10, 1945.
Andy is survived by his wife; one son, Jeffrey Drew (and Becky) Lundeen of Galesburg; two daughters, Nancy (and Wally) Stephenson of Lebanon, Pa. and Julie (and Charles) Nelson of Galesburg; six grandchildren, Anders Nelson, Joel Nelson, Jennifer (and Bill) Reigle, Jon (and Marlene) Stephenson, Lindsay (and Chad) Long, and Cassi Lundeen (and Calla Massman); seven great grandchildren, Matthew Reigle, Mitchell Reigle, Tori Stephenson, Taylor Stephenson, Tyler Stephenson, Cohen Long, and Carsyn Long.
He graduated from Galesburg High School in 1942 and was an usher at the Orpheum Theater for several years during high school. He worked for the F.B.I. for one year, then served in the United States Army from 1943-1945. When he returned to Galesburg, he worked for Butler Manufacturing, Gates Rubber Company, and later for Hinchliff-Pearson-West, until retiring in 1985.
Andy was a member of the First Lutheran Church, serving on the church council, sang in the church choir, was a Sunday school teacher, and an usher.
Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Saturday June 14, 2014 at the First Lutheran Church with Rev. Pamela Marolla officiating. Visitation will be from 9-10 a.m. Saturday at the church. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the First Lutheran Church. Online condolences may be made at www.h-p-w.com.