Crystal, MN - Andrew Paul Shook, 39, of Crystal, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, July 20th, 2022, with family by his side. A formal funeral service will not be held at this time, but a celebration of life will be scheduled at a later date.
Andrew was born on January 14th, 1983 to Paul and Julie Shook in Fridley, MN. He was united in marriage to Kathryn Kaletka in 2016. Andrew spent his years working for USA Security and Superior Security.
Andrew was an avid lover of Minnesota sports. He frequently watched the Vikings, Twins and Minnesota Wild and attended many sporting events. He excelled at hockey and continued his passion for the game after high school as a goalie. He enjoyed spending time with his best friend Joey, family and friends, and was an especially loving brother. Andrew adored his kitties, CJ and Chido. He loved thrifting, had a great love for pickles, and spent memorable time with his mom canning.
Andrew is survived by his wife, Kathryn. He is also survived by his mother Julie Shook, father- and mother-in-law Tom and Therese Kaletka, sister Trisha (Tony) Hardy with their children Blake, Scarlett and Savannah, sister-in-law Becky (Tommy) Hudock with their children Mila and Eli, brother-in-law Brian (Tara) Kaletka with their son Noah. He is also survived by many aunts, uncles and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his father, Paul Shook and his grandparents Ovid and June Shook.
Andrew had a great sense of humor that will be remembered by many. Although his time was cut short, his legacy will live on. He was able to give the gift of organ donation to many others thanks to LifeSource of Minnesota. The Cremation Society of Minnesota is assisting his family.
Memorials preferred to recovery programs at Serenity Village Community Church