Obituary: Andy S. Kolenut

January 29, 1955 – April 3, 2018

Andy S. Kolenut was born Jan. 29, 1955, in Megaplantanos Community, Greece. He was adopted on April 10, 1962, in Anchorage, Alaska, by Edward C. and Romana C. Kolenut, and made his home in Cordova.

He met Lucy Kolenut, his wife of 43 years, in Cordova, and they married in Grand Junction, CO, on Feb. 8, 1975. Andy served in the U.S. Army for 20 years. He retired June of 1992. He and his wife then made their home in Grand Junction.

Andy passed at his home in Grand Junction, CO. He is survived by his wife; daughter, Cassandra and husband Wes Williams of Fruita, CO; sons, Andreas Kolenut of Greeley, and Kelsey Kolenut; grandchildren, Ari, Maya, Alex, Tyler, Caelen, Aidan, Isabella and Ethan; and great-grandchildren, Kaara, Darryn and Kaliah.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to HopeWest Hospice, 3090B North 12th Street, Grand Junction, CO 81506; Muscular Dystrophy Association in memory of his nephew, Terry Stolt,; or the American Cancer Society. A memorial service was held at the Veterans Memorial Cemetery of Western Colorado on April 13.