Steven Jay “Andy” Andersen, 67, of Marinette, Wis., passed away Saturday, May 11, 2019, surrounded by his family at home. He was born Jan. 31, 1952, in Milwaukee, Wis., to the late Dale and Delores (Venski) Andersen.
     Andy served in the United States Army for eight years including tours in Vietnam. He worked at Lloyd-Flanders from 1988-2006. On Aug. 13, 1983, Andy married Nancy Behnke in Two Rivers, Wis. He was a member of the Menominee VFW and a past president of UAW Local 413. He enjoyed early morning walks at Red Arrow Park, aquatic exercises at the Mobility Center and was an avid Packers fan.
    Andy is survived by his wife of 35 years, Nancy; two sons: Robert Ebbole of Marinette and Adam (Kelly) Ebbole of Brookfield, Wis.; daughter, Patti (Andrew) Painter of Green Bay; 10 grandchildren: Kristina Behnke, Ian Ebbole, Andrew Ebbole, Madison Christiansen, Jamison Wellner, Vinny Ebbole, Riley Ebbole, Bailey Ebbole, Aiden Painter and Joseph Painter; two great-grandchildren: Ella Behnke and Zayden Ebbole; two brothers: Allen (Patti Brehler) Andersen of Lupton, Mich., and Walter (Marsha) Andersen of Ulney, Md.; sister, Beth (Rick) Vodicka of Wisconsin Dells, Wis.; and many nieces, nephews and cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents.
    Per Andy’s wishes no formal funeral service will be held. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date at O’Ryans Pub & Grub.
    Andy’s family would like to extend special thanks to Dr. Hamden and his nursing staff and Unity Hospice for their compassionate care.
    “I am a Vietnam Veteran; I have fought my last battle and lost,” Andy.
    Thielen Funeral Home is assisting the family.