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 John Hurdle Armstrong

John Hurdle Armstrong

Birth
Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas, USA
Death 12 Nov 1971 (aged 81)
Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas, USA
Burial Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas, USA
Memorial ID 100003600 · View Source
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Topeka State Journal Friday 12 Nov., 1971, pg. 25:

John Hurdle Armstrong, 81, 1135 College, died this morning at the Methodist Home for the Aged following a long illness.
He was born May 30, 1890 and was a resident of Topeka all his life with the exception of 4 years in El Paso.
He retired in 1955 as superintendant of the Santa Fe Shops after serving in that capacity for 15 years. He was with Santa Fe for 45 years.
He was a member of the First United Methodist Church, a life member of the Orient Lodge No. 51 and Arab Shrine and served for many years on the board of the Kansas Tuberculosis and Health Assn.
His wife, Sadie Grace Armstrong, died Oct. 9 1969.
Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Chester Hobbs, Swink, Colo.; three sons, John D. Armstrong, Topeka, Dr. J. Howard Armstrong, Shawnee, and James B. Armstrong, Whittier, Calif; two sisters, Mrs. Mary Tracy and Mrs. Ada Brown, both of Whittier, Calif.; 13 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren.
Services will be Monday at Wall-Diffenderfer chapel with burial in Mount Hope Cemetery.


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  • Created by: Larry & Nancy(Dayton) Brooks
  • Added: 1 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100003600
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Hurdle Armstrong (30 May 1890–12 Nov 1971), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100003600, citing Mount Hope Cemetery, Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas, USA ; Maintained by Larry & Nancy(Dayton) Brooks (contributor 47160903) .