Lu "Lucy" Andrews (1920 - 2015)

The Guest Book is expired.

Lu "Lucy" Andrews
July 7, 1920 - April 20, 2015
Lu "Lucy" Andrews, 94, of La Grande, passed away peacefully on Monday, April 20, 2015 with her daughter by her side.
She is survived by her children and step-children Sandra, Jerry, Marsha, Chris, and Craig. Her grandchildren and step-grandchildren include Petra, Jamie, Jason, Robert, Richard, Kelly, Andrew, Kyle, Hailey, Alisa, Shane, Chase. She had six great grandchildren and twelve step-great grandchildren.
Lu was born in 1920 to Hamlin and Florence Bacon. She was the youngest of five daughters.
At the age of 23, she married George Swank with whom she had two children, Jerry and Sandra.
Her career was as a cashier for Safeway for many years. Upon retiring, she and George moved to Arizona until his passing.
She then moved to Idaho to be with to her daughter and two of her grandchildren. In Idaho she met and married Lyman (Andy) Andrews. She was warmly welcomed by Andy's family who gave her loving support for the rest of her life.
Lu particularly loved her summers with Andy camping in the mountains and mining for gold.
Lu moved to La Grande, OR to become a resident of Grande Ronde Retirement Center. Always an avid card player, she made many good friends there playing Pinochle and 31, two of her favorite card games.
We are grateful for all of you who befriended, loved, and cared for her.
Online condolences may be made to the family at

Funeral Home
Loveland Funeral Chapel & Crematory
1508 4Th St
La Grande, OR 97850
(541) 963-5022
Funeral Home Details
Send Flowers
Published in Idaho Press Tribune on May 1, 2015