Andrew S. Knox, 65 |
July 31, 1950 — July 11, 2016
Andrew S. Knox, 65, of West Bend, died Monday, July 11, 2016, at his residence. He was born July 31, 1950, in Philadelphia to Robert and Jane (nee Simon) Knox.
Andy proudly served in the U.S. Navy in Vietnam, earning the National Defense Service Medal and the Vietnam Service Medal with one Bronze Star. Following his discharge he became a machine operator, working for a few companies, most recently at Sjoberg Tool and Manufacturing Corp. in Hartland. Later in life he became a caregiver for a close family friend. Andy was known for being a loyal friend.
Andy is survived by his siblings, Meg Marik, Jay Knox, Helen Knox and Patricia Miller, and two nephews, Steven Marik and Nick Miller. He is further survived by his longtime friend, Lori Fisher; her children, Marie Wetzel, Anna Schultz and Anton Fisher; her granddaughter, Inge Wetzel; his beloved cat, Shadow; and other relatives and good friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Jane Knox.
No services are planned at this time.
The Schmidt Funeral Home in West Bend is serving the family. Online guestbook and condolences are available at www.schmidtfuneralhome.com.