Charlene M. Andrus

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CHARLENE M. (BICKLEY) ANDRUS
October 31, 1937 ~ March 20, 2018

Charlene M. (Bickley) Andrus, 80, passed away March 20, 2018 in Vancouver, WA. She was born Oct. 31, 1937 in Penticton, BC, Canada, and was raised in Everett, WA.
In the 1970's, she moved to the Vancouver, WA area and married Andy Andrus. Charlene and Andy enjoyed traveling together, rescuing and caring for horses on their farm, and delighted in hosting many family picnics and holiday gatherings.
Charlene worked in Auto Licensing for over 10 years in the Orchards/Vancouver area.
One of Charlene's many passions was gardening. She loved planting and decorating her beautiful yard along side her beloved dogs, Bobby Jo and Jessie.
Charlene was a devoted Wife, Mother, Grandma
and Great-Grandma. She loved to spend time
with all of her children. She will be deeply missed.
Charlene is survived by her husband of 39 years, Andy Andrus of Battle Ground, WA; her brother, Wayne Bickley; three children, Curtis Snyder (Theresa), Rhonda Snyder and Cindy Andrus; six grandchildren, Skyla, Trina, Jacob, Samantha, Melissa and Kevin; and many great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Fred and Eve Bickley; son, Wayne Snyder; and sister, Bonnie Carpenter.
A funeral service for Charlene will be held at 12:30 p.m. on Sat., April 14, 2018 at Evergreen Memorial Gardens.
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Published in The Columbian on Apr. 8, 2018