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Andrew P. Wek


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Andrew P. Wek

Andrew Peder Wek, 92, passed away peacefully on Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017. Funeral services will be 10:30 am Wednesday Feb. 1, 2017 at First Lutheran Church, Sioux Falls with interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Sioux Falls. Visitation with the family present is 6-8 PM Tuesday Jan. 31st at George Boom Funeral Home, Sioux Falls.

Andrew was born June 28, 1924 in Yankton, SD He was baptized and confirmed at Bang Lutheran Church, rural Freeman, SD. He married Hazel Jensen on June 2, 1957 at Gayville, SD. Andrew farmed in the Freeman area before moving to Sioux Falls where he worked for Henry Carlson Construction. In 1964 the couple moved to Harrisburg, SD where he worked for the SD Highway Department in Minnehaha County and later worked part-time for Sears in the warehouse.

Survivors include his wife of 59 years, Hazel Wek, Sioux Falls; son, Brian (Jackie) Wek, Sioux Falls; daughter, Barbara (Bryan) Bennett, Milford, KS; and 4 grandchildren, Nate and Adam Wek, and Jared and Abby Bennett.

Memorials are suggested to First Lutheran Church Media Ministry or Sanford Hospice.

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Published in The Argus Leader on Jan. 30, 2017
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