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Margery L. "Marge" Knapp Armstrong
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Birth: Jul. 21, 1922
Harrington
Lincoln County
Washington, USA
Death: Jun. 5, 2011
Kennewick
Benton County
Washington, USA

Margery L. Knapp was born July 21, 1922 in Harrington, Washington to Gottlieb and Christine Knapp.

She graduated from Harrington High School in 1940, and attended Washington State College where she belonged to Chi Omega sorority.

She married Dean H. Armstong December 26, 1942.

Margery lived most of her life in Harrington as a homemaker and her husband as a wheat farmer. She moved to Kennewick in 2009 to be near her son.

Music was her passion and she spent her entire life playing the piano and organ. She was a church organist in Harrington for more than five decades and played at "innumerable" weddings and funerals. She also taught piano lessons for many years.

She was active in various roles at her church, served as a director on the Harrington School Board, and for many years as a trustee of the Lincoln Hospital Foundation. She was a 61-year member of Chapter AG of the P.E.O. Sisterhood. Her hobbies included golf, bridge, cooking and making cookies for her family and friends.

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her siblings, Hedwig Wagner, Karl Knapp, George Knapp, Pauline Longmore and Alice LePere. 
 
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 Parents:
  Gottlieb Knapp (1876 - 1950)
  Christine Sauer Knapp (1876 - 1947)
 
 Spouse:
  Dean H. Armstrong (1922 - 2013)*
 
 Siblings:
  Hedwig Caroline Knapp Wagner (1902 - 1967)*
  Karl Knapp (1904 - 1996)*
  George E Knapp (1907 - 1981)*
  Pauline Julia Knapp Longmore (1909 - 2003)*
  Alice Knapp LePere (1911 - 1992)*
  Margery L. Knapp Armstrong (1922 - 2011)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Married Dec. 26, 1942

Together Forever
 
Burial:
Hillcrest Cemetery
Harrington
Lincoln County
Washington, USA
 
Created by: Valerie Timm Adams
Record added: Jul 11, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 73184442
Margery L. Marge <i>Knapp</i> Armstrong
Added by: Valerie Timm Adams
 
Margery L. Marge <i>Knapp</i> Armstrong
Added by: Valerie Timm Adams
 
Margery L. Marge <i>Knapp</i> Armstrong
Added by: Valerie Timm Adams
 
 
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