Frieda M. Andrews, age 88, of Granite City, IL, passed away on Tuesday, June 11, 2013 at Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, MO. Frieda was born on December 15, 1924 in Brighton, IL, a daughter to the late Thomas Elmer and Elfreda, nee: Oehler, Down.
Frieda was a member of First Assembly of God Church in Granite City, IL.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Wilson Andrews, whom she married on January 23, 1943 and who passed away on January 27, 1988; an infant grandson, Andrew Werths; a sister, Lelia Eccles; and a brother, William Down.
Surviving are three sons, Kenneth (Judy) Andrews of Granite City, IL, Charles Andrews of Granite City, IL and Gary (Patricia) Andrews of Huntsville, Al; and two daughters, Janet (Michael) Werths of Webster Groves, MO and Joann (Edward) Eide of Glendale, MO; seven grandchildren, Laura (Martin), Kara (Daniel), Beth (John), Sarah, Peter, Benjamin and Molly; eight great-grandchildren, Maria, Travis, Alexander, James, Claire, Kate, Kendra and Asher; and many dear nieces and nephews.
Visitation: friends may call from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Sunday, June 16, 2013 at Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Rd. Granite City, IL.
In celebration of her life, funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, June 17, 2013 at First Assembly of God Church, 2317 Madison Ave. Granite City, IL. Interment will be in Sunset Hill Memorial Estates, Glen Carbon, IL.
Memorial donations may be given to First Assembly of God Church and will be accepted at the funeral chapel and church. www.irwinchapel.com
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