Joseph Jimmy (George) Andrews

April 6, 1947 – November 29, 2018

It is with great sadness we announce the sudden passing of George Andrews on November 29th.  Born in Grourard, Alberta he spent his teenage years in Daysland with the Zimmer Family and then lived in Winnipeg for a while before moving back to Alberta in the mid 70’s.

George will always be remembered by everyone as a character, always quick with a joke and a story.  He was a man of strong opinions and he stood up for what he believed in.  All those he worked with could count on George to make them laugh or at least put a smile on their face.

Everyone knew of George’s love for fishing, hunting and hockey.  He spent many years hunting in the mountains with his closest friends and as he got older he cared more for the beauty of nature and the time with his friends, than using his tags.  Anyone who fished with him knew that a day of fishing included overtime – it was dusk til dawn!

George loved horses and especially the Pony Chuckwagon and Chariot races – where he raced several teams over the years.  George spent many years as a trainer with the Junior A Fort Sask. Traders hockey team, where he knew quite a few NHL players before they were stars.  He loved all sports but hockey was by far his favourite – a game he could share with his sons and grandsons.  He spent many hours at rinks with his sons, never in the stands, always at ice level close to the home team gate.  And as of late with his grandsons, Austin and Chasen – always giving them tips on how to improve their game.

George is survived by his children Andrew, Jason, Michael, Jennifer, Deejay (Leanne) and Brandy (Joe), his grandchildren Renee, Robert, Hailey, Kaden, Austin, Zoe, Brodie, Chasen, Paige, Jaxton, special friends James & Michelle, the entire Zimmer Clan and numerous nieces and nephews.

A celebration of George’s life will be held on Thursday, December 6, 2018 at 1 pm in Fort Saskatchewan in the Normandy Room at 9964 93 Ave.

Arrangements entrusted to First Memorial Riverview Chapel, 780-998-9898

Funeral Announcements

Default Image

Obituary for Dawna MacKay

Mrs. Dawna MacKay, late of Fort Saskatchewan, passed away on February 28, 2019 at the age of 72 years. She is loved and missed by her family; husband of 50 years, Robert; children, Brad and Cindy…

Obituary for Otto Jeske

May 26, 1934 - February 28, 2019 Otto passed away peacefully on February 28, 2019 at the age of 84. He leaves behind his loving wife, Olga; his children, Doris (Dan), Harvey (Terri), Kenneth…

Obituary for Edward Duliba

It is with deep sadness we announce the sudden passing of Ed. He is survived by his wife, Lorraine; daughters, Katherine and Sandra (Evan); and grandsons, Jared and Aiden. He is also survived by his…

Obituary for Barbara Ida Jebb

June 30, 1939 – January 20, 2019 It is with sadness that we announce the passing of Barbara Jebb of Fort Saskatchewan, AB at the age of 79 years. She is survived by her son, Darrell Jebb; daughter,…

Obiturary for Marcel Heijdra

On Sunday, January 13, 2019, Marcel Heijdra, a loving husband, father, son, and friend unexpectedly passed away in Leduc, Alberta, Canada. Marcel was born in March 1968 in Spijkenisse, The…

Obiturary for Joseph Jimmy (George) Andrews

Joseph Jimmy (George) Andrews April 6, 1947 – November 29, 2018 It is with great sadness we announce the sudden passing of George Andrews on November 29th. Born in Grourard, Alberta he spent his…

DiscoverWestman.com is Westman's only source for community news and information such as weather and classifieds.

Login