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“Our thoughts and prayers are with the Andrew's family during this difficult time. May he rest in peace and the family remember all he did for others. ”
1 of 13 | Posted by: Dick & Karen Verhagen - Madison, WI

“Thank you for your service to our country. May you rest in peace. ”
2 of 13 | Posted by: A friend

“A man from whom I gave the up most respect after marrying his daughter . And received the same respect from George. They always say you reap what you...Read More »
3 of 13 | Posted by: Bob Verhagen

“Our condolences to Brian and family. Sending love & hugs your way. ”
4 of 13 | Posted by: Debbie Chosa

“Lots of great memories with my Grandpa. He had great sense of humor and always fun to be around. He will be missed dearly. ”
5 of 13 | Posted by: Jason

“I love Uncle George! He will be missed! I remember him bragging about his hair while sipping a drink at Walleye Lodge. He always talked about how...Read More »
6 of 13 | Posted by: Kathy Walters

“The last time I was with grandpa George in his workshop up north, he gave me a couple of woodworking tools to take home with me and use on my own...Read More »
7 of 13 | Posted by: Benjamin Dercks - Los Angeles, CA

“Our deepest condolences to Audrey And your family, especially daughter,Marcia ,and her family. ”
8 of 13 | Posted by: Jack and Lorraine Verhagen

“A very special man with a great sense of humor and as kind as they come. He will be missed by many. Our sympathies to all. God bless! ”
9 of 13 | Posted by: Jeanne Shavlik-Bork

“Thoughts and prayers to you all. Was blessed to get two of the wooden rocking chairs for my daughters when they were babies, wonderful keepsake! ”
10 of 13 | Posted by: Jerry and Peggy Weyers

“We're sorry for loss Bob Marcia and family Love Peggy and Bill Spreeman & family ”
11 of 13 | Posted by: Peggy

“I am honored and blessed to have known George. He was truly a blessing in my life and I will miss him. My condolences. ”
12 of 13 | Posted by: Tammy Woodke

“I will always remember the good times visiting George and Audrey Upnorth at the cottage George was a good person to be around I have nothing but good...Read More »
13 of 13 | Posted by: Scott Mueller - Largo, FL


George Andrews, age 89 of Appleton, passed away peacefully on June 14, 2017 at Rennes Care and Rehab in Appleton. George was born October 8, 1927 in Appleton, son of the late Steven and Eleonora (Szasz) Andrews. On July 8, 1950, he married Audrey Belongia in New Jersey, and together the couple has shared sixty-six wonderful years together. George served in the United States Navy during World War II, and was honorably discharged in 1947. He worked at Thilmany Pulp and Paper in Kaukauna for over forty years, retiring in 1989. In his retirement, he took up woodworking, and made rocking chairs for his grandchildren, along with bookshelves, benches, gun cabinets, and other furniture items. Everyone loved his work. Some of his favorite times were spent with his family, children, and grandchildren. George is survived by six children: Marcia (Bob) Verhagen of Frisco, Texas; Andy (Cindy nee Paltzer) Andrews of Darboy; Guy (Ann nee Hennes) Andrews of Darboy; Debbie (Tom) Dercks of Menasha; Pam (Rick) McGowan of Marinette, and Brian Andrews of Menasha. There are also eleven grandchildren: Scott Verhagen, Jason (Ashley) Verhagen, Justin (Brandi) Andrews, Kevin (Elyse) Andrews, Allison (Troy) Thiel, Abby (Ryan) Bowers, Ben (Liz) Dercks, George Dercks, Jennifer McGowan, Steven McGowan, and Kristen Woodke. His great-grandchildren are: Kailey (Tyler) Verhagen Swofford and soon to arrive great- great grandchild Sebastian, Blaze Verhagen, Breckin Verhagen, Hannah Verhagen, Emily Verhagen, Audrey Verhagen, Libby Verhagen, Wilson Andrews, Malcolm Andrews, Sawyer Thiel, Harper Thiel, Palmer Thiel, Drew Bowers, Dawson Bowers, Kayden Young, Tristen Gerrits, and Xander Gerrits. George is also survived by a special niece Joyce Walters and her family, as well as nephews Randy Brockman and Steve Hurkman. Other survivors include Audrey's family: Shirley (Mike) Donovan of DePere; Doug (Suzanne) Belongia of Prospect, Kentucky; Clayton (Carolyn) Belongia of Lombard, Illinois; Natalie (Jim) Kaufman of Summerfield, North Carolina; John Yashinsky of DePere. He was preceded in death by his parents, a great-grandchild Donald Young IV, eleven brothers and sisters, a sister-in-law, and a brother-in-law Visitation for George will be held on Friday, June 23, 2017 from 3:00 PM until 6:00 PM at the Wichmann Funeral Home, 537 N. Superior Street an Appleton. A brief service will be held at 5:00 PM. Following cremation, George will be buried at St. Mary Cemetery in Pickerel, Wisconsin, at 10:30 AM on Saturday, June 24. George's family would like to extend their thanks to their many neighbors and friends, especially Dan and Mary Ann Wierschke, who offered their support and kindness in the Pearson area, as well as the angels at Rennes and ThedaCare at Home in Appleton. We will always remember your love, care, and compassion.