DeKalb County Indiana Obituary
Contributed by Patricia Watson Dyson
AUBURN RESIDENT IS DEAD AT AGE 75
Mrs. Minnie Armstrong, Widow of John C. Armstrong, the
former sheriff of DeKalb County, passes away . Mrs. Minnie Armstrong,
at the age of 75 years, at her home at 216 E. Sixth St, Auburn at 8:50 a.m.
Wednesday from complication of ailments. Mrs. Armstrong, widow
of the late John C. Armstrong, a former sheriff in DeKalb county had been
in failing health for the past several years.
She was born in Jackson township, DeKalb county,
on Jan 7, 1885, the daughter of the late James and Lavina Osbun Dove.
She was a lifelong resident of DeKalb county and
had resided in Auburn for the past 12 years. Mr. Armstrong preceded
her in death on March 6, 1937. The couple had no children.
The only close survivor is a sister. Mrs.
Floyd Higgins of Rt 2, Auburn.
The body was removed to the Dilgard & Cline
funeral home in Auburn.
Funeral services will be conducted at the funeral
home at 2 p.m. Friday with the Rev. Joseph Ferguson of near Auburn officiating.
Burial will follow in Roselawn cemetery, near Auburn.
Friends may call at the funeral home after 9 a.