Andrija “Andy” Crljen, 83, of Noel, Missouri, passed away on Thursday, August 25, 2022 at Webb City Health and Rehab in Webb City, Missouri.
He entered this life on November 18, 1938 in Brod-Posavina Croatia, born to the late, Tomaslav and Anna Crljen. Andy resided in Noel, Missouri for over 25 years. He served in the Croatian Army. Andy enjoyed playing pool, fishing, gardening and visiting with family and friends.
Andy was preceded in death by his parents and a brother.
Those left to share Andy’s memory are his children, Andy Crljen and wife, Claudine of Signal Hill, California, Mato Crljen and wife, Moa of San Diego, California, Virginia “Ginny” Wright and Elizabeth Crljen, both of Long Beach, California; four grandchildren, Dillon, Cody, Brianna and Cailey; a great grandchild, Axel; as well as a host of other family in Croatia.
Funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, September 1, 2022 at the Noel Cemetery in Noel, Missouri. Pastor Marilyn O’Brien will officiate. Visitation will be held from 10:00 am to 10:45 am at the Anderson Chapel of the Ozark Funeral Home. The family will receive friends at this time.