BUCYRUS: Andrew Vance, 90, of Bucyrus passed away on Thursday at Bucyrus Community Hospital following a brief illness. Andrew was born in Magewell, W. Virginia, July 13, 1921 to the late Robert and Susie (Smith) Vance. He was married for 70 years to Ethel Cleo (Trent) Vance who preceded him in death on Aug. 12, 2011.
Mr. Vance is survived by daughter Ethel Mae Pfleider of Marion, 6 grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren,11 great great grandchildren, and one sister Goldie Hayman of Baltimore, Md. In addition to his wife, Andrew was preceded in death by daughter Betty Louise Wolford and grandson Louis Benedict.
Andrew retired from Swan after several years. He was a member of Freewill Baptist Church where he had been very active in the building of the church. He enjoyed going to auctions and watching sports.
Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday at 11:00 am in the Freewill Baptist Church with Rev. Lewis Copley officiating, burial will be in Crawford County Memory Gardens. Friends may call at the Munz-Pirnstill Funeral Home on Monday from 5-8 pm. The family suggests memorials be made to the church and expressions of sympathy can be left at munzpirnstill.com
Published by Telegraph-Forum on Nov. 26, 2011.