Carl Andresen, age 71, passed away at his home on November 7, 2013, following 29 courageous years overcoming physical challenges. Preceded in death by his parents Ralph and Lorraine Andresen and brother Ron. He is survived by his blessed wife, Karen, and his four children, Andrea (Paul) Bayliss, Kenneth (Catherine) Andresen, Christine (David) Pierson, and Matthew (Cheralyn) Andresen, 9 grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Carl was a member of Faith Lutheran Church in Fair Oaks, CA, and a veteran of the U.S. Air Force serving as military police, followed by 20 years as a civilian federal police officer at McClellan AFB. His family meant the world to him. Funeral services will be held on November 16, 2013 at 12 noon at Faith Lutheran Church in Fair Oaks, California.
Published in Sacramento Bee on Nov. 12, 2013