Justin Alan Andrea, 35 of Rice Lake, WI passed away Saturday, June 29th. Justin was born on December 18th, 1983 in Shell Lake, WI to Sullivan (Sam) and Brenda Andrea. Justin was raised in Spooner, WI and graduated from Spooner High School in 2002. Justin then continued his education at UW-Barron County in Rice Lake, WI from 2002-2003 where he also played for the UWBC Chargers basketball team.
Justin coached basketball and softball for Barron County Special Olympics, an organization he devoted numerous years to and enjoyed becoming a true teacher to his athletes. When not coaching, Justin could always be found watching and cheering for his beloved Green Bay Packers, Wisconsin Badgers, Minnesota Twins and Timberwolves and Alabama Crimson Tide. Justin truly was a loving son, friend and father which was on full display when playing with and spending time with his son Bentley.
Justin is survived by his parents Sullivan (Sam) and Brenda Andrea; son Bentley Sullivan Andrea; girlfriend Shannon Fankhauser; half-brother Joseph Andrea and many aunts, uncles, cousins, extended family and friends.
Justin was preceded in death by his Maternal Grandparents Kenneth & Dorothy Robbins, Paternal Grandparents Joseph & June Andrea and Aunt Theresa Stauffer.
Services for Justin Andrea were held at 11:00 A.M. on Saturday, July 6, 2019 at Spooner Funeral Home. Interment will be held privately.
In lieu of flowers, Justin's family is asking memorials be made to Barron County Special Olympics in Justin's memory.
For additional information, please call the Spooner Funeral Home at 715-635-8919 or leave your condolences for the family online at www.bratley-nelsonchapels.com.