Naomi Ione Andrews

On July 18, 2018, Naomi Ione Andrews passed away at home with her husband of 67 years at her side. Per Naomi’s wishes, her body was donated for research and was cremated at the completion of study. A Celebration of Life Open House will be held at the home of Gary and Laurie Andrews (125 Driftwood Drive, Aurora) on September 15, 2018 from 2-4 p.m. with a balloon release at 3 p.m.
Naomi Umbenhower was born in Giltner, on June 20, 1929 to Lester and Grace (Lansden) Umbenhower.  Naomi attended school in Phillips, where she met her husband, Bob.  On October 29, 1950 Naomi and Bob were joined in marriage. Naomi and Bob were blessed with 4 children.
Naomi is preceded in death by her parents, Lester and Grace Umbenhower, brothers Bob and Delmer Umbenhower and granddaughter Kaysie Layne Andrews.
Those left to celebrate her life include husband, Bob Andrews of Casa Grande, AZ; children: Gary (Laurie) Andrews of Aurora, Cindy (David) Bowman of Parker, CO,  Robin (Doug) Stead of Casa Grande, AZ and Virgil (Bev) Andrews of Grand Island; grandchildren Nicole (Andrew) Fisher of Aurora; Colten (Brittany) Andrews of Mercer Island, WA; Anthony (Quy) Bruce of Jacksonville, NC; Tonya, Trevor and Tanner Andrews of Grand Island, great-grandchildren Mackensie and Micah Fisher of Aurora; Emma Andrews of Mercer Island; and Anthony Bruce of Jacksonville; sisters: Betty Valasek of St. Paul, Cheryl (Kurt) Rector of Casa Grande, AZ and sister-in-law LouAnn Umbenhower of Aurora.

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