Information for James W. Armstrong
7 May, 1894 –
13 April, 1975
From the Idaho Press-Tribune
16 April, 1975
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo
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WILDER - Services for
James W. Armstrong, 80, of Wilder, who died Sunday evening at
a Nampa hospital, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday at
Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Caldwell, by the Rev. Philip Kinkel,
retired American Baptist minister. Interment will be at
He was born on May7, 1894, in Rock Mills, Ontario,
Canada. At the age of 12, he came to Wilder with his
grandparents and the family homesteaded. He married Edna
LaVina Day on June 11, 1914, in Caldwell. Mr. Armstrong
became a naturalized U.S. citizen in 1946. He was
employed by the Bureau of Reclamation for 30 years and was
later in the cattle business.
Mrs. Armstrong died on July 9, 1973. He was also
preceded in death by two sisters and a granddaughter.
He attended the Golden Gate Baptist Church of Wilder.
Surviving are a son, Bud Armstrong, Wilder; a daughter,
June Platt, Nampa; a sister, Mary Law, Boise; three
grandchildren, Jimmie Armstrong, Klamath Falls, Ore., Jennine
Hennessey, Nampa, and Glenda Thames, Boise; eight
great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be given to a favorite charity.
Free larger headstone photo available upon
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