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January 28, 1937 – Saturday, December 5, 2009

Service Information
St. Henry’s Catholic Church in Monticell
Friday, December 11th
10:30 A.M.

Visitation Information

James “John” Andreoff, age 72, of Rockford, Minnesota journeyed to the Spirit World on Saturday, December 5, 2009.

He was born on January 28, 1937 in Dunseith, North Dakota the son of Evan & Josephine DeCoteau Andreoff. John was a member of The Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa.

He formerly attended Minneapolis Business College for accounting. John owned and operated his own trucking business and also drove truck for Cam Martin.

He loved riding Harley Davidson Motor Cycles. John belonged to H.O.G. and to The Minnesota Motorcycle Riders’ Association.

Survived by loving wife: Mary Jane Andreoff; children: Pam Barta, Janice (Randy) Wilson, Johnny Andreoff and Connie (Bruce) Wolf; ten grandchildren; eleven great grandchildren; sisters: Martha Falde and Josephine Griffis; a host of other relatives and friends.

Preceded in death by his parents, four brothers and two sisters.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, December 11th at 10:30 A.M. at St. Henry’s Catholic Church in Monticello. Father Timothy Rudolphi will be the Celebrant.

A visitation will be held at the Peterson Chapel St. Michael-Albertville Funeral Home on Thursday, December 10th from 4-8 P.M. Further visitation will be held at the Church on Friday morning, December 11th one hour prior to Mass.

Honorary Casket Bearers: All of John’s Family and Friends.

Casket Bearers will be Jakup Wilson, Tony Wolf, Chuck Barta, Jesse Barta, Scott Tierney and Rudy McBrayer.

13 Guestbook Entries

  1. William & Penny Vossler

    Sincere hart felt wishes to your family.

    Friend of Randy and Jan Wilson

  2. Pat and Pam

    You are in our thoughts and prayers. May God hold you in his loving arms and help you through this tragic time. Wish we could be there to hug and hold you as you have been there for us…Love always

  3. Sue and Roger Erschens

    We are so sorry to hear of Johns passing.May you find comfort in knowing that he is not gone but just away… waiting to go riding with you again.

  4. Sandy and Stan Kalinowski

    Uncle John will be missed. He was always smiling and making sure you were comfortable at his home.I will miss him.

  5. Andrea and Riley

    Janie and Family-
    It was a pleasure to meet John and enjoy a few activites with him and his family. He was the warmest guy you could ever meet. Janie was dedicated to her wonderful husband. We will miss you John. My heart goes out to you all.

  6. Britt C Knutson

    It is truly saddening to hear of John’s passing. Nothing short of the deepest condolences and best wishes to Janie and her family.

  7. Randy Jensen

    Janice and Randy, I cannot tell you how sorry I was to hear about your dad. I was shocked and saddened by the news. Please extend my sympathy to the rest of your family.

  9. Robin DeBoer

    thoughts and prayers with you and your family and friends. God bless and bring you peace.

  10. Patty Monson

    Janie and family,
    I am so sorry to hear of uncle John’s passing. I will always remember him with a smile on his face. I know he will be greatly missed. I know he’s in heaven with dad.
    Love, Patty & Jody & family

  11. Deanna, Mark & Landon Johnson

    Jan,Ran,*MOM*,Connie,John and Pam; (all fam) we extend our sincere condolences. Thank you *DAD* for being a kind, fun and generous person to me. We pray for peace and comfort for you all. Landon said: Its ok, Jesus has him now.

  12. Doug and Gloria Whites

    To our Andreoff Family:
    Our hearts are filled with sorrow at the loss of our beloved Friend! May God give you strength and comfort today and in the days to come. May He remind us all just how precious life is and what a gift it is to share each day in the company of a friend!
    Bless you all.
    Much Love,
    Doug and Glo

  13. Loni Martin

    My deepest sympathy to all of you. John was a great guy & will be missed by all of us. My thoughts & prayers are with you. Loni


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