Andres was born in Mexico but raised in Lamar Colo. from about 9 years of age. he never married and joined the army during WWII, serving in the pacific theater. He was stationed at camp Stoneman near Pitsburg California, then sent to Austrailia and New Zealand. honorably discharged in 1945. Lived and died in East Los Ageles California. he is remembered by his brother Eduardo and nephews Roberto, Abelardo, Benjamin and Gilbert all living in southern California.