Arlee – Andrea Eaton, 79, passed away on May 12th while surrounded by family.
Born in Battleboro, VT on November 30, 1942 to Patricia (Holmes) & Stanley Curtis Newton. She graduated from McLean H.S. in Virginia in 1961 and had continued her education at Kinman Business Univ. in Spokane and North Idaho College in Coeur d Alane.
Andrea married Robert Crocker in 1964 and to this union two daughters were born. They divorced in 1971 and she continued to work a variety of jobs at Keytronics in the 1970's, 1980's and retired in the 1990's. She enjoyed gardening, rodeos, watching her grandchildren's activities, and coloring and found 12 step recovery in 1988 and celebrated 34 years clean.
She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother Curtis Newton. She is survived by her daughters Katie Crocker and Dori (Earl) Knoll; 9 grandchildren Sara (Caleb) Jahay and children Aliyah & Amaya, Rachel (Andrew Matlock) and child Kyla – Sage Hearn, Jessica Hearn Knoll, Thomas Knoll, Robert Knoll, Jacob Knoll, Andrew Knoll, & Izabella Knoll.
At her request, no formal services will be held. Take a minute to remember Andrea. Pet a dog or enjoy a beautiful sunset.
Memorials may be made to the animal rescue of your choice or a 12 step program.