Joseph S. Andrus, age 83, of Cottonwood, Arizona passed away on October 12, 2015 in Cottonwood, Arizona. He was born on September 24, 1932 in Olinda, California to George and Lellie Andrus.
Joseph was an Accountant and was a member of the Verde Valley Baptist Church in Cottonwood.
Joseph is survived by his wife, M. Lavonne Andrus, children; Jim, Rebecca Jelsin, Renee Looy, Anita Toliver, Cynthia Hosking, Peter and John, siblings; Caroll Maietia, John Andrus, Paul Andrus, Gladys Bridgewater, and Sue Bardsley, 15 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren. Joseph was preceded in death by his parents, George and Lellie Andrus, and siblings; Dorothy Shepard and Ruth Denniston.
A memorial service will be held on Sunday, October 18, 2015 at 3:00PM at the Verde Valley Baptist Church in Cottonwood, Arizona. Interment will be Machias Community Cemetery in Machias, Washington State.