Stephen L. Andrade, 72, a wonderful husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend, passed away peacefully at home with his family by his side on Aug. 9, 2015, after a short illness. Steve was born in Modesto, California on May 18, 1943 to the late Betty and George Andrade. Steve is survived by his loving wife of 50 years, Earlene Swann Andrade. Children; Marlene, Mark, and Steve. Grandchildren; Eric and Markee. Great-grandsons; Ethan and Waylon. Brother; Ed (Pam) Andrade. Sister; Toni (Jerry) Sauls. Brothersin-law; W. E. “Bill” Swann, Gordon Swann, and Jim Swann, and extended family. He was preceded in death by his parents, Betty and George Andrade.
Steve was a dedicated family man with many talents and a pure heart who will be greatly missed by all who knew him.
A celebration of life will be held at Elks Lodge – Modesto on Tuesday Nov. 17, 2015 at 1 p.m. at 645 Charity Way Modesto, CA 95356.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Community Hospice, Inc., 4368 Spyres Way, Modesto, CA 95356.
The Oakdale (Calif.) Leader
Nov. 11, 2015