William J. “Andy” Andersen of Pavillion died at his home on Saturday, Nov. 5, 2016. He was 84.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.
William Joseph Andersen was born on March 28, 1932, in Gordon, Neb., to Peter Scoe and Blanche (Hayes) Andersen. He was the youngest of nine children raised on the family ranch in the Sandhills of Nebraska. He attended a country school on the family ranch and high school in Gordon. He enlisted in the United States Navy at the age of 18