BEAVERDAM — Frederic Andrews celebrated his 101st birthday with cake at Thirsty’s in Beaverdam.
Andrews was born September 27, 1920, in Beaverdam to Paul and Clara Andrews. He married Orpha (Johnson) Andrews on May 16, 1948, and she died in 1993.
He has two children, Steven Andrews Sr., of Westminster and Michael Andrews of Van Wert. He has eight grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. A daughter, Cathy (Andrews) Hauenstein is deceased.
Andrews retired from the United States Telephone Service. He is a World War II veteran and is a member of the Veterans of Foreign Warns (Ada), the Orioles (Lima) and the 82nd Airborne Division. He loves westerns on television and reading books.