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Blanche Wiltsey Armstrong
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Birth: Feb. 23, 1897
Death: Feb. 10, 1970

Mrs. Roy Armstrong, Hemingford

The wife of a prominent retired Hereford breeder and farmer passed away in an accident at the couple's home in Hemingford on February 10, 1970. She was Blanche Armstrong, wife of Roy Armstrong, and mother of Donald Armstrong, who is engaged in the cattle business west of Marsland.

Mrs. Armstrong succumbed to injuries about two hours after having fallen down a flight of basement stairs at the home.

Mrs. Armstrong was born on February 23, 1897 at Chariton, Iowa to Mr. and Mrs. George Wiltsey. The family moved to Hemingford when she was about 12 years of age. She had been a resident in the Hemingford area ever since.

She married Roy Armstrong August 18, 1923 in Hemingford. Besides her husband and son, Mrs. Armstrong is survived by three daughters, Mrs. Kenneth (Betty) Lee of Alliance; Mrs. Robert (Mardelle) Troeltzsch and Mrs. Douglas (Hazel) Gregory, both of Boulder, Colo. Other survivors include a sister, Mrs. William Moravek of Hemingford and ten grandchildren.

Mrs. Armstrong was a member of the United Methodist church, the American War Dads Auxiliary and the Nebraska Cow-Belles. Funeral services were held from the Hemingford United Methodist Church on February 14 and burial was in the Hemingford cemetery.

[The Nebraska Cattleman, April, 1970, page 40]
 
 
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 Parents:
  George Washington Wiltsey (1867 - 1923)
  Minnie Blanch Gardner Wiltsey (1865 - 1922)
 
 Spouse:
  Roy H. Armstrong (1895 - 1978)*
 
 Siblings:
  Ruth Wiltsey Moser (1895 - 1960)*
  Blanche Wiltsey Armstrong (1897 - 1970)
  Martha Wiltsey Danbom (1903 - 1921)*
  Margaret W. Wiltsey Moravek (1903 - 1992)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Hemingford Cemetery
Hemingford
Box Butte County
Nebraska, USA
 
Created by: Dawn Stewart
Record added: Jun 14, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 14603253
Blanche <i>Wiltsey</i> Armstrong
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