Andrew, John Patrick age 44, of Rockford, Minnesota joined his Heavenly Father on Friday, February 22nd, 2013. He was born on April 8, 1968 in Edina the son of Gary and Judith Tibodeau Andrew. John graduated from Robbinsdale Armstrong High School in 1986 and attended The University of St. Thomas in St. Paul and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Finance Degree. On October 10, 1998, John Andrew and Michelle Stowell were joined in holy marriage at Golden Valley Lutheran Church in Golden Valley, Minnesota. God blessed their marriage with three beautiful children. John was a loving husband and father; his family was the center of his life. John enjoyed cheering on his children in their different sports whether it be on the sideline or as a coach. Family gatherings and time spent with friends were also a big part of his life. John was a respected member of the community. John was employed as a Financial Consultant with Investors Financial Group, LLC. He was a faithful member of Our Father's Lutheran Church in Rockford. Survived by his loving wife: Michelle; three children: Ryan age 12, Jacob age 11 and Ella age 8; his mother: Judith Andrew; his father: Gary Andrew; father-in-law & mother-in- law: Richard & Marquita Stowell; brothers-in-law & sisters-in-law: Todd (Lisa) Stowell, Troy (Audrey) Stowell, Monica Mooney, Dawn (Andy) Gast and Melanie (Jeff) Meinen; grandmother-in-law: Donna Talmage; nieces/nephews, cousins and cherished friends. Preceded in death by his maternal grandparents: Marcellus & Julia Tibodeau, grandfather-in-law: Dale Talmage and by a brother-in-law: Loran Stoik. Memorial services for John Andrew will be held on Wednesday, February 27th at 12 Noon at Our Father's Lutheran Church in Rockford . Pastor Jon Rhodes will officiate and interment will follow at Elmwood Cemetery in Rockford, Minnesota . A time of gathering will be held on Wednesday, February 27th two hours prior to services AT THE CHURCH. A luncheon will follow directly after the service. Honorary Urn Bearers will be Troy Stowell, Andy Gast, Jeff Meinen, Steve Becker, Marty Hallock and John Williams. The Peterson Chapel in Buffalo, Minnesota is serving the family. Online condolences may be made to: 763-682-1363

Published on February 26, 2013

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