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Andrew Cave

Published January 10,2017

Obituary's Biography:

Andy Cave, age 59, born in Milwaukee, WI and resident of Grayslake, IL for 15 years, passed away peacefully with his loving wife Connie and daughter Nicole by his side on January 9, 2017. He is survived by his wife Connie (nee Hohlman), married for 22 years; daughter Nicole age 19; mother Joyce Cave; sisters Anne Callen (Phil) and Margy Cave; nieces Erin and Bryn Callen; mother-in-law Carole Hohlman, and numerous brothers and sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, and cousins. Andy was preceded in death by his father Walter Cave.

Andy had an amazing sense of humor and a great love for family and friends. He was an adventurous world traveler, an avid Green Bay Packers fan, and passionate animal lover. He left behind two loyal collies and an adoring cat. Andy graduated from Whitefish Bay High School in 1975, and the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee with an accounting/CPA degree in 1980. He worked as a Manufacturing Consultant and Regional Manager at IMEC. Andy fought a courageous battle against Mesothelioma for the past 17 months. Andy was truly loved by many and will be greatly missed.

Visitation is Saturday, January 14 from 1 to 4p.m. with a memorial service scheduled for 4 p.m. at Strang Funeral Chapel, 410 E. Belvidere Rd., Grayslake, IL 60030.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Cave family or to the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation at 1317 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22314.  For further information, please call 847-223-8122 or log on to www.strangfuneral.org.


4 replies on “Andrew Cave”

  1. Andy was a sweet, funny and thoughtful guy. I’ve known him since we were 4 and was thrilled that he came to our reunion last year and reconnected with old friends. My heart aches for Joyce, Ann and Margy and of course his wife and daughter. Big man with a big heart, Andy will live in my heart always.

  2. Our hearts go out to the family and friends left with a hole in their hearts with Andy’s passing.

  3. My deepest sympathy to Connie, Nicole, and the Cave family. I will always remember Andy for his inspiring faith and courage, and his contagious laughter.

  4. I never had the great privilege of meeting Andy in person, but I knew him through his wife Connie. I am very, very sorry for the family’s loss.

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