Michael R. Andrus, 89 of Andover passed away on November 5, 2021 after a period of declining health. Mike was born in Franklin on November 18, 1931
the son of Max and Florence (Merrill) Andrus. He worked as a machinist for Webster Valve in Franklin for over 41 Years. He was a United States Army veteran having served during the Korean War. Mike loved to be outdoors, whether working in his garden, watching the birds or just taking a walk in the woods. He was predeceased by a grandson Harrison, two brothers, Roger and Walter, and a sister Florence.
He is survived by: his wife of 64 years Beverly A. (Blanchette) Andrus of Andover, his two daughters: Cheryl E. Hall and her husband Walter III of Northfield, and Michelle J. Laramee and her husband Dennis of Franklin.
Grandchildren: Stephanie, Samantha, Sarah, Katie, Walter IV, Zachary, Brent, and Aliyah. Eight great grandchildren.
Two Brothers: Bryant Andrus of Andover, Ted Andrus of Salisbury, and nieces and nephews
A graveside service with military honors was held on November 13, 2021 at Lakeview Cemetery in East Andover.
Memorial Donations in Mike’s memory can be made to either the East Andover Fire Department, 776 Franklin Highway, Andover, NH 03216 or Andover Fish and Game Club, PO Box 253, Andover, NH 03216.
The William F. Smart Sr. Memorial of Tilton is assisting the Andrus family with arrangements. For more information go to smartfuneralhome.com.