Andrew was born to Edna and Alfred Palm, September 13, 1972 in Pacoima, California.
In his role as youngest of nine siblings, Andrew was doted upon by all of his elder siblings.
At the age of four, the family relocated to Priest River, Idaho in pursuit of a better life.
Andrew went to elementary and middle school there, then came to Spokane where he attended both Mead and Rogers High Schools, and while there, Andrew starred on both track and football teams.
Andrew’s passion for business and leadership led him to a management position with Foot action USA where he would work until he had the great idea of starting his own limousine company, A-Star Limousine in 2000.
Andrew married his soul-mate Michelle Oien on August 8, 2004.
As a couple, Andrew and Michelle nurtured A-Star Limousine to become Spokane’s leader in luxury transportation.
Andrew was meticulous about his fleet and the business, however; it was his two sons Kellen and Jayce that gave him the greatest joy.
Andrew loved all sports especially, the WSU Cougars.
Andrew also loved family gatherings and BBQ’s.
He spent his summers on his boat “Palm’s Beach” surrounded by close friends and family.
Andrew was preceded in death by his parents Alfred and Edna as well as his brother Calvin.
Andrew is survived by his his wife Michelle Palm and sons Kellen (10) and Jayce (7) Palm, siblings, Cornelius (Schrese) Palm, Barbara Holtz, Al (Joan) Palm, David (Theresa) Palm, Carolyn Palm, Annie (Kamal) Jaouak, and Frederick (Nika) Palm.
If you have been touched by Andrew in any way, please join us to celebrate Andrew’s life this Saturday, April 5th at 1:00 pm at Andrew’s church home ONE* located at 15501 E. 24th Ave., Spokane Valley, WA 99037.
Immediately followed by a potluck style reception.
Viewing will be held Friday, April 4th from 10:00-5:00 at Heritage Funeral Home, 508 N. Government Way, Spokane, WA 99224.
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