Doris Andrews

February 1, 1932 — January 15, 2022

Doris Andrews

Doris Marie Andrews, age 89, of St. Johns, MI, passed away into eternal life on Saturday, January 15, 2022, at Rosewood Adult Foster Care, DeWitt, MI, surrounded by her family.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Joseph Catholic Church, St. Johns, MI, at 10:00 A.M. on Wednesday, January 19, 2022, with Rev. Fr. Michael Williams presiding.  Burial will take place at Mt. Rest Cemetery, St. Johns, MI.  Visitation will be held on Tuesday, January 18, 2022 from 4:00-7:00 P.M. at Smith Family Funeral Homes - Osgood Chapel, St. Johns, MI.  A Vigil service and rosary will be held at 7:00 P.M. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Doris was born in Fowler, Michigan on February 1, 1932, the daughter of Joseph W. and Anna (Werner) Thelen.  She graduated from Fowler High School.  Doris married Richard David Andrews on May 29, 1956 in Fowler, MI.  Richard passed away on May 4, 2019.

Doris formerly worked for Auto-Owners Insurance Company, food service at St. Johns Public Schools and at Sunshine Dry Cleaners.  She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church and Ladies Altar Society.  She loved gardening, bird watching, serving the Lord, and especially spending time with her family.

She is survived by her children: Ken (Karen) Andrews of DeWitt, MI, Shirley Clark of New Hudson, MI, Gary (Debra) Andrews of Eagle, MI, Donald Andrews of Lansing, MI, Linda Cremer of Mason, MI, Karen Wood of St. Johns, MI, Sharon (Kevin) Conley of St. Johns, MI, and Nancy Andrews of Lansing, MI; 21 grandchildren and 21 great- grandchildren.  She is also survived by brothers: Stanley Thelen, and Francis (Jeanette) Thelen; sisters: Marie Fox, Loretta (Jerry) Halm, and Therese (Jules) Poirier; and sister- in-law Bertine Thelen, Marie Thelen, and Noreen Andrews; one aunt Sister Helen Werner; and many nieces and nephews.  Doris was preceded in death by her husband Richard Andrews, parents Joseph and Anna Thelen, son Ronald Andrews, grandson Nicholas Cremer, granddaughter-in-law Meggie Andrews,  great-granddaughter Allison Andrews, brothers: Jerome Thelen, Donald Thelen, Leon Thelen, Alvin Thelen and Paul (Mary Jane) Thelen, sister Betty (Raymond) Schafer, sister-in-law Evelyn Thelen and brothers- in-law: Bernard Fox, Lawrence (Norma) Andrews, Paul Andrews, and Clarence Andrews.

The family would like to express their appreciation for the loving care given to Doris during her stay at Rosewood Adult Foster Care and also to the staff of Mid-Michigan Hospice.

Memorials may be made to St. Joseph Education Trust Fund or Mid-Michigan Hospice. Online condolences can be sent to www.smithfamilyfuneralhomes.com. The family is being served by Smith Family Funeral Homes - Osgood Chapel, St. Johns, Michigan.

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Visitation

Tuesday, January 18, 2022

4:00 - 7:00pm

Smith Family Funeral Homes- St. Johns, MI - Osgood Chapel

104 East Cass Street, St. Johns, MI 48879

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Vigil Service and Rosary

Tuesday, January 18, 2022

Starts at 7:00pm

Smith Family Funeral Homes- St. Johns, MI - Osgood Chapel

104 East Cass Street, St. Johns, MI 48879

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Mass of Christian Burial

Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Starts at 10:00am

St. Joseph Catholic Church

109 Linden St, Saint Johns, MI 48879

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