Stephen Andrew 'Andy' Nakvasil
Stephen Andrew "Andy" Nakvasil was born Dec. 24, 1939, in Scappoose to Frank and Marie Nakvasil. Andy attended St. Frederic's School in St. Helens.
Andy graduated from Scappoose High School in 1959. In shotput, he took second place at the state championship.
Andy served in the Merchant Marines, transporting soldiers to Vietnam.
Andy worked for the family theatre business, as well as at Pope and Talbot, Kingsley Lumber Mill and The Hilton.
In 2005, he traveled to Rome to see his nephew and godson, Rick Nakvasil, be ordained a priest.
He is survived by seven siblings: Dick Nakvasil, Boring; Charles Nakvasil, Helen Nakvasil-Joireman and Kathy Janes, Portland; Joanne Nakvasil, Troutdale; Susann Pfannenstiel, Blue Springs, Mo.; and Rose Player, Salem.
Interment at Gethsemani Cemetery, Happy Valley. Services delayed; see www.ccpdxor.com for updated information.
Remembrances to St. Andre Bessette Chapel, Portland, or St. Agatha Church, Portland.