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Andy Columbro 1935-2022


Andy passed away peacefully on July 17 at the age of 87.

He was born in Seattle, a graduate of Garfield High School, and attended Seattle University, where he met the love of his life, Karen. They were married for 63 years until her death in 2020. They lived in Edmonds for over 60 years, where they raised their four children.

Andy was the owner of Reliable Floor Coverings in Edmonds.

He was an avid golfer, with longtime memberships at Inglewood Golf Club and Bermuda Dunes Country Club in Palm Desert, California, where they spent their retirement years as snowbirds.

Andy was preceded in death by his wife, Karen.

He is survived by his children: Kim Wahl (Brick); Kevin Columbro; Kathy Shovlin (Joe) and Kris Nelson (Craig); nine grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

There will be a Celebration of Life service on Thursday, July 28, at 1:30 p.m. at the Inglewood Golf Club in Kenmore, Washington.

Donations in Andy's memory can be made to:

First Tee at or to American Lake Veterans Golf Course at