Life Story / Obituary
Surrounded by his loving family, James J. Andrews, age 74, passed away Saturday, March 7, 2020. He was born in Minneapolis, MN, April 5, 1945, son of the late Alex and Gladys (Nee: Labandz) Andrews.
On August 5, 2007 he was united in marriage to Vicki L. Kuiper. Jim was an entrepreneur of various businesses, lastly working in sales liquidation. Jim was a car enthusiast but also had a passion for traveling in his motor home. He was a free spirit whether it be riding across the country on his motorcycle or racing his speedboats. Jim was extremely mechanical and in his words “he could fix anything except a broken heart.” Most of all, Jim loved his family and cherished time with them.
He will be dearly missed by his loving wife, Vicki; his son, Jeffery Andrews and his children, Alexa and Amanda; his mother-in-law, Pauline Kuiper; brother, Robert (Nancy) Andrews; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Bobbi (Lance) McClure, Richard (Vickie) Kuiper, Jayne (Robert) Miner, Heidi (Rick) Geller; nieces, nephews, other relatives and many dear friends. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his father-in-law, Henry “Butch” Kuiper; brother-in-law, Scott McCloud; and nephew, Bobby Andrews.
DUE TO THE CURRENT HEALTH SITUATION JIM'S MEMORIAL SERVICE WILL BE POSTPONED AND ANNOUNCED AT A LATER DATE.
A very special thank you to his caregivers at Ridgewood Care Center for their loving and compassionate care.