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April 8, 1968 – Friday, February 22, 2013

Service Information
Our Father’s Lutheran Church in Rockford, MN
Wednesday, February 27, 2013
12 Noon

Visitation Information
Wednesday, February 27, 2013
10 A.M.-12:00 Noon

John Patrick Andrew, age 44, of Rockford, Minnesota joined his Heavenly Father on Friday, February 22nd, 2013.

He was born on April 8, 1968 in Edina the son of Gary and Judith Tibodeau Andrew.

John graduated from Robbinsdale Armstrong High School in 1986 and attended The University of St. Thomas in St. Paul and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Finance Degree.

On October 10, 1998, John Andrew and Michelle Stowell were joined in holy marriage at Golden Valley Lutheran Church in Golden Valley, Minnesota. God blessed their marriage with three beautiful children.

John is a loving husband and father; his family was the center of his life. John enjoyed cheering on his children in their different sports whether it be on the sideline or as a coach. Family gatherings and time spent with friends were also a big part of his life. John was a respected member of the community.

John was employed as a Financial Consultant with Investors Financial Group, LLC.

He was a faithful member of Our Father’s Lutheran Church in Rockford .

Survived by his loving wife: Michelle; three children: Ryan age 12, Jacob age 11 and Ella age 8; his mother: Judith Andrew; his father: Gary Andrew; father-in-law & mother-in-law: Richard & Marquita Stowell; brothers-in-law & sisters-in-law: Todd (Lisa) Stowell, Troy (Audrey) Stowell, Monica Mooney, Dawn (Andy) Gast and Melanie (Jeff) Meinen; grandmother-in-law: Donna Talmage; nieces/nephews, cousins and cherished friends.

Preceded in death by his maternal grandparents: Marcellus & Julia Tibodeau, grandfather-in-law: Dale Talmage and by a brother-in-law: Loran Stoik.

Memorial services for John Andrew will be held on Wednesday, February 27th at 12 Noon at Our Father’s Lutheran Church in Rockford . Pastor Jon Rhodes will officiate and interment will follow at Elmwood Cemetery in Rockford, Minnesota .

A time of gathering will be held on Wednesday, February 27th two hours prior to services AT THE CHURCH. A luncheon will follow directly after the service.

Honorary Urn Bearers will be Troy Stowell, Andy Gast, Jeff Meinen, Steve Becker, Marty Hallock and John Williams.

14 Guestbook Entries

  1. Larry Stowell

    So sorry for your loss. My prayers are for you and the children. God Bless.
    Larry & Betty

  2. glenna thill

    So sorry to hear about your loss. I’m a cousin to Judy. God Bless your family

  3. Heidi Faber

    Michelle and Family; We are thinking of you now and in the days to come. This community loves you all dearly. We are here for all of you. The Fabers

  4. Kay Paine

    Dear Michelle, Ryan, Jacob, & Ella, words are hard to find right now, but just know you’re all in our thoughts and prayers at this most difficult time. Love you all dearly.
    Uncle Mac & Aunt Kay

  5. Jodi & Brian Herickhoff

    Dear Michelle, Ryan, Jake, and Ella,

    We are so sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

    Sincerely, Brian, Jodi & Jonathon

  6. Jan Wentland

    Michelle, my deepest sympathy to you and your children. I always remember meeting John for the first time so many years ago. My thoughts and prayers are with you.
    Jan Wentland

  7. Calvin Davies

    I am his mother’s cousin. I want to extend my deepest sympathy to the family and many friends that John had. My prayers are with you.

  8. Colleen Leaver

    Dear Andrew family; We are deeply saddened by your loss. Words cannot begin to express the sympathy we feel for your family. There is an entire community praying and thinking of you all during this difficult time. May you find strength, peace and comfort in the coming days. God Bless you all!

  9. Larry & Sharon Metzenbauer

    Our hearts go out to you and your family. So sorry to hear about your loss.
    God’s Blessings, Larry & Sharon Metzenbauer

  10. Larry & Sharon Metzenbauer

    Our hearts go out to you and your family. So sorry to hear about your loss.
    God’s Blessings, Larry & Sharon Metzenbauer

  11. Mhalissa Ayers

    Beau and I are so sorry to hear about your loss. If there is anything the family needs, please call.

  12. Alicia Hoffmann

    Michelle, Ryan, Jake, and Ella; you are so loved by your community. We will be there for you, whatever you need. We are so sorry for you and send our loving thoughts and prayers with Godspeed to you.
    Sincerely, The Hoffmann’s

  13. Jeff Goihl

    Michelle and family; I lived with John for 3 years at St. Thomas. I am so sorry for your loss, my memories of him are very fond. My sincerest sympathies. Jeff Goihl

  14. Debra Sunderman

    I am so very sorry for your loss. I was a client of John’s and he spoke so proudly of his children’s accomplishments and the love he had for his family. May time heal the deep sorrow that you have in your hearts, and keep hold of the good memories you had together. You are in my prayers and thoughts.
    Deb Sunderman


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