Andrew T. Jackson Funeral/Memorial Update

For those interested, we wanted to share some more information about the funeral and memorial fund for Andrew Jackson, the Purdue University freshman hockey player who was killed in a van crash over the weekend in Indiana.

Special thanks to reader Dave who submitted the following info in the comments of our earlier post about Andrew:

The time of the reviewal is 5-8 p.m. Thursday, December 6, 2007 at:

Huber Funeral Homes
16394 Glory Lane
Eden Prairie, MN 55344
952-949-4970

The funeral is set for 2:00 p.m. Friday, December 7, 2007 at:

St. Hubert Catholic Community
8201 Main Street
Chanhassen, MN 55317

There has been a memorial fund established for Andrew at Wells Fargo Bank. Contributions (which will benefit the Purdue University Hockey Club) can be made at any Wells Fargo Bank, or mailed directly to:

Andrew T. Jackson Memorial Fund
c/o Wells Fargo Bank
P.O. Box 849
Chanhassen, MN 55317

Dave continued with the following:

"The family is exhausted and does not wish to do any interviews. We ask that their wishes be respected. They are very honored that so many have shown so much kindness during this difficult time."

I'm not sure of the readership we have on campus at Purdue, but anything we can do to spread this information is no trouble at all and we encourage our readers to say a prayer for Andrew and his family. As for Andrew's family, I think it's safe to say once you're a Boilermaker you're one of us and it's not hard at all to exhibit that sort of kindness.

Dorien's A Good "Team Guy"...and bonus thought

Well played, Dorien.

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