Maret, Andrew R. 1926-2019

ATCHISON, Kan. - Andrew (Andy) R. Maret 93, of Atchison Senior Village, formerly of DeKalb, Missouri, passed away Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019, at the Atchison Hospital.

He was born Feb. 2, 1926, in Washington, Missouri, to the late Ella Rose and Roscoe L Maret.

He was a member of the Immanuel Baptist Church and he served in the Army during the World War II.

Andy enjoyed simple things in life, and spending time with his family.

He was preceded in death by: his wife, Wilma; his parents; and a sister, Ella Marin.

Survivors include: two children, daughter, Jayne (Duane) Stark and son, Brian Maret; two grandchildren, Savannah and Dakota Stark; a cousin, Amy Goodpasture; many nieces and nephews; and two sisters-in-law, who loved him dearly.

A celebration of life will be held at a later date.

Memorial donations are requested to the Atchison Senior Village.

He will be cremated under the care and direction of the Rupp Funeral Home.

Online condolence and obituary at As published in the St. Joseph News-Press.