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Paul McAndrew, D.V.M.

PAUL JOSEPH MCANDREW, D.V.M. Kalona Paul Joseph McAndrew, D.V.M., 92, of Springfield, Mo., formerly of Kalona, died Sunday, Jan. 24, 2016, in Springfield. Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 6, at St. Agnes Catholic Church, Springfield. Memorial Mass will be at 11 a.m., followed by a noon lunch at the church. Burial will be at a later time. Paul McAndrew was born Jan. 24, 1924, in Lost Nation, Iowa, to Philip E. and Jane B. McAndrew. He graduated from Lost Nation High School in 1941. He then attended AIC Business School, Davenport, and worked at the Rock Island Armory before enlisting in the U.S. Army Air Corps in November 1942. Paul was stationed in the Pacific during World War II, with a military occupational specialty of radar mechanic. He received an honorable discharge in December 1945. Paul then, on the GI Bill, attended St. Ambrose College, Davenport, for pre-veterinary sciences studies. He was then accepted into Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine from which he graduated in 1952. Dr. McAndrew then married Virginia Krowka of Chicago in November 1952. Dr. McAndrew practiced veterinary medicine in Kalona, Iowa, from 1954 until 1976. He was lucky to practice for some years in partnership with David Greiner, D.V.M., during the later years of his Kalona practice. Dr. McAndrew then joined the USDA as a meat inspector supervisor in 1976 and served in that position until his retirement in 1989. In retirement, he lived in Springfield, Mo. Survivors include six children, Mark (Paula) of Key Biscayne, Fla., John of Fairfield, Matt (Marta) of Coralville, Paul (Lola) of Iowa City, Ann (Bob Pianta) of Charlottesville, Va., and Philip (Rex Reeve) of Oak Park, Ill.; sister, Rosalie Tiedje; brothers, Robert (Jeanne) and John (Therese); 18 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Dr. McAndrew was preceded in death by his former wife, Virginia; his parents; sisters, Ursula McAndrew, Marie (Richard) Hughes and Mary (John) Hart; brothers, Philip (Ann), Clement (Loretta) and Raymond McAndrew; and his brother-in-law, Alvin Tiedje. Memorials may be made to The Kitchen, Inc., 2014 1630 N. Jefferson Ave., Springfield, MO 65803; (417) 837-1500, http://www.thekitcheninc.org.