Nancy Lee McAndrew

Born: Wednesday, December 20th 1961 in Grand Island, Nebraska
Died: Thursday, December 31st 2015 in Rural Beaver Crossing, Nebraska
Age: 54 years and 11 days
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In Care of the McAndrew Family
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The McAndrew Family will greet friends from 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. on Friday - January 8, 2016 at Volzke Funeral Home.
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Officiating: Pastor Greg Loy

Nancy was born on December 20, 1961 to Paul and Noelle (Anderson) Swanson in Grand Island, NE. She was a graduate of Centura High School near Cairo, NE. She attended University of Nebraska Medical Center for her Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) and received her registered nurse credentials. In 2004, Nancy was accepted into the elite Master of Science Nurse Anesthesia Program and received her diploma from Kansas University Medical Center in December of 2006. Nancy was a self-employed Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist and enjoyed working at many different hospitals both with the patients she helped and the staff that she came to consider as close friends. On October 17, 1985, Nancy was united in marriage to T.J. McAndrew at First Baptist Church in Alliance, NE. In her free time she enjoyed family gatherings/family vacations, traveling, her many horses and dogs, Husker football and volleyball, cheering against the Broncos, and spending lots of time with her grandchildren. Her sweet and sensitive spirit was extended to all she met and she always went above and beyond to take care of those around her. She always had a listening ear for those who needed it and gave wise advice on life and medical issues. Nancy passed away on December 31, 2015 in Beaver Crossing, NE at the age of 54. She is survived by her husband, T.J. McAndrew, Beaver Crossing, NE; son, Jamie (Stephanie) McAndrew, Lincoln, NE; daughter, Ashleigh (Justin) Browning, Lincoln, NE; grandchildren, Madisyn Daisy and Callan James; parents, Paul & Noelle Swanson, St. Paul, NE; brother, Russ (Janelle) Swanson, St. Paul, NE; sisters, Lori (Steve) Vaughn, Grand Island, NE, Tammy (Steve) Zurbuchen, Lincoln, NE; mother-in-law, Daisy McAndrew, Alliance, NE; sister-in-law, Gillian Salvador, Alliance, NE; brother-in-laws, James (Gracia) McAndrew, Johnston, IA, Gerry (Christy) McAndrew, Omaha, NE, Kevin McAndrew, Yuma, AZ and many nieces and nephews. Nancy was preceded in death by her son, John Thomas McAndrew; father-in-law, James J. McAndrew.

Nancy McAndrew