Andrew Jacob Soldate passed away unexpectedly on November 20, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada after a tragic accident during a family vacation. Andrew was only 39 years old. Andrew is survived by his wife, Olivia, and 2 kids, Matthew (12) and Allison (8). He also leaves behind his grandmother Galina, father Alexander, mother Lubov; four sisters Olga, Kellie, Tatyana, Anna, one brother Alex, and nieces and nephews. Andrew was born on April 7, 1981 and was the third child of Alexander and Lubov. Andrew attended Highlands High School and graduated in 1999.He married Olivia on April 24, 2004 and they have two beautiful children. They raised their family in Rocklin, California and attended Bayside Church in Granite Bay. Andrew was a kind, loving husband to Olivia and an amazing father to his children. He loved to travel often with his family by his side. He built up a commercial metal roofing, sheet metal and HVAC company and was a very successful businessman. He was a calculated risk taker and a visionary. He will best be remembered by his friends and family as kind, funny, welcoming, inclusive and generous. He lived each day fully and his legacy will live on forever. Andrew will be sorely missed by his family and friends. Gone too soon; forever in our hearts. We will see him again in eternity.
Published in "Folsom Telegraph, The" on Dec. 29, 2020.