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Andre I. Khailo, 28, Wakarusa, died Monday morning Nov. 20, from injuries from an automobile accident Friday.
He was born Nov. 14, 1989, to Iouri Petrenko and Lydia Khailo in South Bend. Andre is a 2008 graduate of NorthWood High School. He was an assistant supervisor at Lippert Components and previously worked at McDonald's in Wakarusa. Andre attended Russian Conservative Baptist Church and First Church of God in Nappanee. He was a competitive table tennis player and participated in many tournaments. He enjoyed wolves, going to Chicago and playing piano. Andre had many friends and cared for everybody. He enjoyed the holiday seasons and giving to others.
He is survived by his parents, Iouri Petrenko and Lydia Khailo; brother, Roman Petrenko, Nappanee; sisters, Alina Al-Shawi, Osceola, and Nadia Petrenko, Lombard, Illinois; grandmother, Maria Khailo, Ligonier; fiance, Cali Lane, whom he was engaged to following a nine-year friendship.
Family and friends may call from 2-8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 24, at Thompson-Lengacher & Yoder Funeral Home, Wakarusa, and 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 25. Funeral services will begin at 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 25, also at the funeral Home. Leonid Rusavuk of Russian Conservative Baptist Church, Nappanee, will officiate.
Burial will follow at Olive West Cemetery.
Published on November 22, 2017
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