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Monday, August 7, 2006

L. Andrew "Andy" McMains, 79, South Bend, died Saturday at Memorial Hospital, South Bend.

Born in Fern, Ind., he was the son of the late Alford and Cleo (Rollings) McMains. He married Alberta F. Kennedy on June 15, 1952, in Brazil, and she survives.

A U.S. Army veteran of World War II, he later worked as a production manager at Coca-Cola Bottling Company before retiring after 41 years of service. Following retirement, he was employed with Haberly's Metal Fabrication and the Hebrew Orthodox Congregation.

He was a member of Lakeville United Methodist Church, was a 50-year member of Knightsville Lodge No. 409, F.&A.M., 50-year member of Order of the Eastern Star Chapter 238, Knightsville, and Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite Valley of South Bend.

Additional survivors include a daughter, Vicki E. Fritz and husband Kenneth, South Bend; four grandchildren; a brother, Ezra McMains and wife Gladys, Greencastle; and four nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, William Perry McMains, and a nephew.

A masonic memorial service will be conducted at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Palmer Funeral Home-Guisinger Chapel, 3718 S. Michigan St., South Bend, with a funeral service to follow, officiated by Rev. Larry Dimick.

Burial will be Wednesday at Calcutta Cemetery, Brazil.

Visitation is 4-7 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.