Joseph Andre Sr. |

Joseph Andre Sr.

Joseph Raymond Andre Sr. died Feb. 9 of natural causes. He was 96.

Private family services will be held.

Mr. Andre was born March 9, 1911, in Lincoln. In the 1930s he attended Heald Business College and had a long, successful career at McClellan Air Force base in Sacramento, leaving as chief of statistical services. He married Leola Mae Albrecht in 1933 in Carson City, Nev.

Mr. Andre is survived by his wife of almost 75 years, Leola Mae Andre; son and daughter-in-law, Joseph R. Andre Jr. and Fran Andre; grandsons and their wives Steven and Pam Andre and Keith and Chelsea Andre; great-grandchildren Madison, Jack, Lucy and Pete and many nieces and nephews.

He will be remembered as a gentle, peaceful, content man and will be greatly missed.

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