Andrew J. Noethe, 81, of Sac City, and formerly of Storm Lake, died Thursday, Nov. 22, 2012 at the Park View Rehab Center in Sac City.
Graveside services will be held Thursday, Nov. 29, at 2 p.m. at the Storm Lake Cemetery in Storm Lake. The Sliefert Funeral Home in Storm Lake is in charge of the arrangements.
Andrew James Noethe, the son of Louis and Sybil (Phillips) Noethe was born in Sutherland on Sept. 30, 1931. He received his education in Spencer and was a graduate of the Spencer High School. Andrew faithfully served his county in the United States Army during the Korean War.
On July 11, 1958 Andrews was united in marriage to Lois J. Rinehart at the Little Brown Church in Nashua. Together they were blessed with a daughter, Mellanie. The first few years following their marriage they lived in Spencer and then came to make their home in Storm Lake. Andrew was employed at IBP and Hy-Grade and Lois had several jobs including working as a bookkeeper, working at the Storm Lake High School, and for Mike's Lawn Service. Andrew was also a bricklayer and donated many hours laying brick at St. Mark's Lutheran Church in Storm Lake.
Andrew was a member of St. Mark's Lutheran Church of Storm Lake. He was a very avid fisherman and also enjoyed golfing, bowling, and playing cards.
Andrews's life is celebrated and remembered by his family which include his daughter and son-in-law, Mellanie and Royce Nelson of Sac City; grandchildren: Justine (Mitch) Decker of Cherokee; Jacob Nelson of Sac City; great- grandson, Emmet Alan Decker; two step-grandchildren, Jessie and Jennie Nelson both of Watertown, Wis.; nieces; nephews; other extended family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Lois; parents, Louis and Sybil Noethe; and two sisters, Marge Cook and Mary Mouw.