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In Memory of Susan Andrews

Visitation

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Friday May 6, 2022
Eidsvold Lutheran Church
W6111 Cty. Rd. EE
Bay City WI, 54723

Memorial Service

4:00 pm
Friday May 6, 2022
Eidsvold Lutheran Church
W6111 Cty. Rd. EE
Bay City WI, 54723

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Susan Lee Andrews, age 64 of Bay City passed away on April 23, 2022 at her residence surrounded by family. Susan was born on November 23, 1957 to John and Bonnie (Caboth) Rike in Britt, IA. She graduated from Titonka High School and continued her education at the Medical Institute of Minnesota obtaining a degree for Veterinary Technician. Susan married the love of her life Gregory Andrews on December 8, 1979 in Titonka, Iowa. Their union blessed them with three children, Jessi, Stina, and Mikael.

Susan loved the beauty of the outdoors especially when it included her horses; trail riding, camping, snowmobiling and kayaking. She mostly enjoyed spending time with her family and enjoying her grandchildren. Susan was very proud of her family farm in Iowa and enjoyed trips back home to it.

Susan will remain in the heart of her husband Greg; children: Jessi (Joe) Willenbring, Stina (Graham) Anderson, and Mikael (Amber) Andrews; grandchildren: James, John, and Jacob Willenbring, Fiona and Ingrid Andrews; siblings Diane (Jack) Shields, and Steven Rike. She was preceded in death by her parents, John and Bonnie Rike, her parents-in-law, Burton and Elaine Andrews, and sister-in-law, Kay (Rike) Simons.

A memorial service will be at 4:00pm Friday, May 6, 2022 at Eidsvold Lutheran Parish, 6111 Cty Rd EE, Bay City, WI 54723. A visitation will start at 2:00pm until the start of the service. The service will also broadcasted to the church radio station 93.1 FM that has a 1-mile radius around the church.

In Lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be to “Minnesota Ovarian Cancer Alliance” www.mnovarian.org.

Services entrusted to O’Connell Family Funeral Home and Cremation services of Ellsworth, www.oconnellfuneralservices.com, 715-273-4421

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  • So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts & prayers are with you and your family. May God grant you strength & support.

  • Greg and family,
    We are so sorry to hear of Sue’s passing. May memories of your fun times together bring you comfort. Sending hugs and prayers.

  • Greg and family,
    We are so sorry to hear of Sue’s passing. You have created many memories of happiness and adventure. May they bring you comfort. Sending hugs and prayers your way.

  • I always enjoyed spending time at the Rike farm. We are so sorry to hear of Susan’s passing. We wish you peace and joy in the lifelong memories of Susan.
    Roger and Sandy Tordoff

  • Greg and Family – My deepest sympathy goes out to all of you! Susan’s memories will live on in your hearts and minds forever. I am sure you will cherish each and every one of them. Thoughts and prayers to all of you in the days to come.