Published in the Pine City Pioneer Sept. 7, 2017
Andrew Henley of Grasston passed away Monday, Sept. 4, 2017, at North Memorial Hospital in Robbinsdale at the age of 24 as a result of a 4-wheeler accident.
Andrew Dean Henley was born Jan. 12, 1993, in Reno, Nevada. As a kid, Andrew loved to wrestle and was on the Pine City Dragons Booster Wrestling Team during his grade school years. He graduated from Pine City High School in 2011. He worked as a manager at Delta Airlines for four years and then was employed by Innovative Basement Systems. He recently purchased his first home in Grasston and loved to ride his 4-wheeler and drive his Corvette. Andrew was a very lovable, kind person. He enjoyed helping people out and was loved so much by everyone. He was a light in his grandparent’s eyes from the time he was born. He will be truly missed by all who knew him.
Andrew is survived by his mother Tracie (John) Stahlke of Grasston; brothers Nicholas Henley and Christopher Henley, both of Grasston; step-brothers Michael (Kim) Stahlke of Fort Irwin, California, Alex Stahlke of Cambridge; step-sister Jenelle (Nancy) Nurthen of Washington, DC; nieces Emily Henley, Brooklyn Henley and Mariam Nurthen; nephew Charles Stahlke; grandparents Bob and Ellie Barber of Pine City; aunt Hope (Shawn) Bragdon of Braham; uncles Robert (Jessie) Barber of Reno, NV, Bill (Sue) Stahlke of Mora; cousins Ashley Bragdon, Veronica Bragdon, Megan Bradgon, Drew Bradgon, Austin Barber, Savanna Barber and Morgan Barber.
A Celebration of Andrew’s life is planned for 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 9, with a gathering of family and friends Friday, Sept. 8 from 5-8 p.m. and also one hour prior to the service, all at the Swanson Funeral Chapel in Pine City.