Andrea Lorraine Kent

Apr 11, 1951 - Dec 30, 2020

Andrea Lorraine Kent

April 11, 1951 - December 30, 2020


Andrea "NANA" Lorraine Kent
It is with saddened hearts that we have lost a loving and caring soul. Andrea passed away
December 30, 2020 at Bethany Silverlake in Everett Washington at the age of 69, due to a long
battle with congestive heart failure.
Andrea was born on April 11, 1951 in Grand Rapids, Minnesota to the late Andrew Courtland
Kent and Lorraine Irene Elizabeth Sackary (Kent).
Andrea is survived by her two children Melissa Grubbs and Michael Grubbs, her grandchildren
Jessica (kultainen lapsi), Ryun, Preston (surfer boy) and Jaxyn and her 3 great grandchildren Lilly
(Red), Elias, and Kaylin, her three brothers Richard, Timothy, and John (Tom) her two nieces
Jennifer and Amity, her five nephews Chris, Robbie, Jack, Pat, and Andrew. And her two closest
friends Anne Tillinghast and Jeani Bertsch, whom she adored.
Andrea and her three brothers were raised in Grand Rapids MN. Her stories of ice skating in the
winters and swimming in Lake Pokegama during the warm summer months. She had fond
memories and expressed her joy of growing up there in her elementary years. When she was 8
the family packed up and moved to Los Altos CA due to the mines shutting down. They moved
close to some of her father's sisters to be close to family and work. She spent her junior years
there and would talk about the warm weather and swimming with her cousins in the pools. In
1965 the family packed up and would settle in Eugene OR. Andrea attended and graduated
from North Eugene High School in 1969, that is when she met Anne her best friend and the rest
is history for those two.


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