August 19, 1933 ~ October 11, 2002
Marvin E. Androes, 69, born August 19, 1933; passed away October 11, 2002. Loving father of Becky (Marty) Barr, Beth (Brad) Anderson, both of Wichita, Kansas and Scott (LouAnn) Androes of Pueblo West. Grandfather of Alisha Wilson; Amanda and Christopher Barr; April, Lacey, Blake and Christian Anderson; Kelsea and Nicholas Androes. Great-grandfather of Avrey, Asher and Brynn. Also survived by brother, William (Jean) Androes of Bella Vista, Arkansas; sisters, Marjorie Endres of Marion, Kansas and Marcella (Will) Travis of Douglass, Kansas; sister-in-law, Margie Androes of Fairmont, Oklahoma; and many nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by his parents, Herman and Helen (nee Nightingale) Androes; brother, Leroy Androes; sister, Ruth Mitchell; and brother-in- laws, Howard Bartlett and George Endres. Marvin served his country in the Army during the Korean War. For over seventeen years he helped others in their time of need at Roselawn Cemetery. He gave far more than he received, dedicated to making the world a better place, raising money for many organizations and charities, including the Stations of the Cross at Roselawn Cemetery, The Tony Capps Foundation at U.S.C., Junior Miss Pageant, Boy Scouts of Pueblo, Co. and was a blood donor. Marvin was an avid golfer and when he wasn't on a course, he enjoyed sharing his positive attitude, encouragement, and humor in the company of family and friends. Member of B.P.O.E. #90, Al Kaly Shrine, Steel City Kiwanis, Albert Pike Lodge V.F.W., D.A.V., Eagles, Consistory Shrine in Wichita, and Scottish Rite Freemasons. The family would like to thank Dr. Christopher Dipersio, Dr. Greg Bowman, Dr. John Kunstle, Larry Lewis & staff at Parkview Hospital, Dr. Christopher Louie, Dr. Louis Balizet and staff of Rocky Mountain Cancer Center. 'Remember Yesterday, Dream of Tomorrow, Live for Today' was Marvin's motto. He will lie in state at the funeral home from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. Friday. Funeral service will be held 11:30 a.m. Saturday, October 19, 2002, at Montgomery & Steward Chapel with the Most Reverend Arthur N. Tafoya, Bishop of Pueblo, officiating. Military honors by Pueblo Veterans Ritual Team and entombment will follow at Roselawn Cemetery.