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Andrejs Austrums

Andrejs "Andy" Austrums

September 21st, 1939 - December 1st, 2019
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Obituary

Andrejs “Andy” Austrums, 80, of Minneapolis, passed away on Sunday, December 1, 2019, at N.C. Little Hospice in Edina, MN

Visitation will be Thursday, 12/5 from 5-7 pm and Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am on Friday, 12/6 at Gill Brothers Funeral Home, 5801 Lyndale Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55419. Burial will follow at Lakewood Cemetery.

Andy was born in Rencini, Latvia to John and Klara (Pastors) Austrums on September 21, 1939. He attended Washington High School and Augustana College in Sioux Falls, SD. He married Karen Kruse on August 16, 1963 in Inwood, IA. Andy taught Math at Anthony Middle School, Minneapolis Public Schools for 35 years. He earned his Master’s Degree in Education from the University of Minnesota.

Andy is preceded in death by his parents, sister, Ilze, wife, Karen, and son, Christopher.

Andy is survived by son, Tim, and daughter-in-law, Erica; daughter, Julie, and son-in-law, Nate; grandchildren, Emily, Elizabeth, and Ellie Austrums, Liam, Delia, and Audrey Saul; sister Dace Roberts.

Memorials may be given to the Alzheimer’s Association of MN.

www.GILLBROTHERS.com
MINNEAPOLIS, MN 612 861 6088
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Thursday, December 5th, 2019 | 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    When
    Thursday, December 5th, 2019 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    Location
    Gill Brothers Southwest Funeral Home
    Address
    5801 Lyndale Avenue South
    Minneapolis, MN 55419
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  • Service

    Friday, December 6th, 2019 | 11:00am
    When
    Friday, December 6th, 2019 11:00am
    Location
    Gill Brothers Southwest Funeral Home
    Address
    5801 Lyndale Avenue South
    Minneapolis, MN 55419
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    Officiant
    Pastor Peter Johnson
  • Interment

    Friday, December 6th, 2019 | 1:15pm
    When
    Friday, December 6th, 2019 1:15pm
    Location
    Lakewood Cemetery
    Address
    3600 Hennepin Avenue
    MINNEAPOLIS, MN 55408
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  • Reception

    Location
    Gill Brothers Southwest Funeral Home
    Address
    5801 Lyndale Avenue South
    Minneapolis, MN 55419
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