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Date: Monday, November 14, 2016

Time: 10:00 to 11:00 A.M.

Location: Worlein Funeral Home
Austin, Minnesota


Date: Monday, November 14, 2016

Time: 11:00 A.M.

Location: Worlein Funeral Home Chapel
Austin, Minnesota


Oakwood Cemetery



Darvin N. Andrews, age 84 of Austin, Minnesota died peacefully on Thursday, November 10, 2016 at Comforcare Good Samaritan Society, surrounded by his loving family.  He was born March 1, 1932 in Blue Earth, Minnesota to Nye and Bessie (Badge) Andrews.  A lifelong Austin resident and lifetime V.F.W. member, Darvin served his country with the U.S. Army in the Korean War.  On June 16, 1959, he was united in marriage to Marlene Petersen in South Dakota.  The couple later divorced.  After his divorce, Darwin married Ruth Prusha, who later passed away. Darwin worked at Weyerhaeuser for 29 years before his retirement.  He was an avid Vikings fan, and his favorite pastimes included riding Harleys, horseback riding, camping with his relatives and friends, fishing, and pheasant hunting. 

Darvin is survived by his son Rick (Judy) Andrews of Hollandale, Minnesota, his daughter Georgia Andrews of Austin; 3 grandchildren Brandon Andrews, Travis Andrews, and Marissa (Chase) Wynns; 3 great-grandchildren Rylyn, Payton, and Ryder; many other relatives and friends.  He was preceded in death by his parents Nye and Bessie Andrews, his wife Ruth, grandson Corey Andrews in 2015, and one brother, Victor. 

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, November 14, 2016 at the Worlein Funeral Home Chapel in Austin.  There will be a visitation from 10:00-11:00 a.m. at the funeral home.  Interment with military honors will be in Oakwood Cemetery.  Memorials can be directed to the V.F.W., the Salvation Army, or recipient of donor’s choice.  Worlein Funeral Home of Austin is assisting the family with arrangements. 






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