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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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James Armstrong

     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 Wilder Cemetery.
     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.


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