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Malcom “Mac” Clare Andrews
Malcom “Mac” Clare Andrews of Joseph died of natural causes on June 23, 2006, in Joseph. He was 83.
Mr. Andrews was born April 28, 1923, in Eureka, Mont., to Clarence Arthur and Janet Campbell Andrews. He attended Walla Walla College and served in the U.S. Army during World War II.
In 1948, he married Phyllis Brown. They later divorced.
Mr. Andrews had worked at Harris Pine Mills in Pendleton. He later moved to La Grande and opened his own print shop. In 1966, he moved to Joseph, where he also had his own print shop for many years. He was a member of American Legion Wallowa Lake Post 157 in Joseph.
Mr. Andrews was recognized in Joseph as the gentle man who walked around town with his constant companion, his beloved dog Lassie.
Mr. Andrews is survived by daughter and son-in-law Janet and Will Evert of Inchelium, Wash.; son and daughter-in-law James and Debora Andrews of Walla Walla, Wash.; son and daughter-in-law Kevin and Maryna Andrews of Sacramento, Calif.; sister Kathryn Andrews of College Place, Wash.; grandchildren Nathan, Tony and Ted; five great-grandchildren; and Lassie, his dog companion, who has found a new home with his son Jim Andrews.
He was preceded in death by his parents and brother John Andrews.
A memorial service will be held at the city park in Joseph on Sunday, July 2, at 1 p.m. A potluck luncheon will follow the service.
Wallowa County Chieftain, June 29, 2006