|Birth: ||Jul. 28, 1890|
|Death: ||Jun. 22, 1964|
Funeral services for Max V. Armstrong, 73, of 236 N. Kellogg St., will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. in the Kimber and West chapel, where friends may call this evening. Burial will be in Linwood Cemetery.
Mr. Armstrong died Monday at 1:50 p.m. in Cottage Hospital.
He was born in Sandwich, DeKalb County, and had resided in Galesburg 21 years, locating here from Abingdon, where he attended the former Hedding College.
Mr. Armstrong was married to Mary Johnson in Galesburg in November 1926, and she died in November 1959. A veteran of World War I, he was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and American Legion.
Survivors are a sister, Mrs. Reba K. Slaggert of Plymouth, Wis.; a sister-in-law, Mrs. Betty Johnson and a nephrew, Frank Johnson, both of Galesburg. Mr. Armstrong helped to rear the latter two survivors.
Mr. Armstrong was a former member of the Illinois State Police Department, and at one time was employed in the security division of the DuPont Co. in Richland, Wash. In recent years, he was affiliated with the Sanford Realty firm in Galesburg.
Galesburg Register-Mail: June 23, 1964
2nd Lieutenant, Air Service, Aeronautics RMA. Son of Mr and Mrs WD Armstrong; born July 28, 1890 at Sandwich, IL. Entered service December 11, 1917 at Fort Wayne, Detroit, MI; commissioned 2nd Lieutenant ASA at Rantoul June 23, 1918; served at Dallas, TX and Hampton, VA and was made instructor in aerial gunnery at Taliaferro Field, Fort Worth, TX; listed as aviator-pilot; in service 419 days; discharged February 3, 1919.
Plot: Block 12, Lot 4
Created by: Talbot Fisher
Record added: May 09, 2009
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