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LeRoy Duane “Sam” Armstrong

  • Birth 26 Apr 1928 Knoke, Calhoun County, Iowa, USA
  • Death 27 Jul 2009 Pomeroy, Calhoun County, Iowa, USA
  • Burial Galena, Jo Daviess County, Illinois, USA
  • Memorial ID 66665862

Dubuque Telegraph Herald, 29 Jul 2009
GALENA, Ill. -- Leroy "Sam" Armstrong, 81, of Pomeroy, Iowa, formerly of Galena, passed away Monday, July 27, 2009.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday, July 31, at St. Michael's Catholic Church, Galena. Burial will be in the church cemetery, where military rites will be accorded at graveside. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Michael Loterbour-Powers Funeral Home, Pomeroy. Friends also may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday July 30, at Furlong Funeral Chapel, Galena.
He was born on April 26, 1928, in the Knoke, Iowa, area, son of Charles and Zelma Armstrong.
After high school, Leroy served in the Army for two years. He then took a job with the railroad and transferred to Galena, where he met and married Virginia Beadle in 1952; she preceded him in death in 1988.
He was a member of the Eagles Club, the Elks Club and the Knights of Columbus. He was a 20-year veteran of the volunteer fire department in Galena.
Leroy was a lifelong Chicago Cubs fan.
Surviving are sons, Mark, of Lena, Alan, of Akron, Iowa, and Jeff, of Webster City; two daughters, Lynn, of Gurdon, Ark., and Jan, of Ontario, Canada; and 13 grandchildren.
He also was preceded in death by a son, Ronald, in 1981.
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Freeport Journal Standard, 28 Jul 2009
Leroy Armstrong, 81, of Pomeroy, Iowa, formerly of Galena, died Monday, July 27, 2009.
Services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, July 31, at St. Michael Catholic Church, Galena. Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, July 29, at Michael Loterbour-Powers Funeral Home, Pomeroy, Iowa, and from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, July 30, at Furlong Funeral Chapel, Galena.


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  • Created by: CJ
  • Added: 8 Mar 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 66665862
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for LeRoy Duane “Sam” Armstrong (26 Apr 1928–27 Jul 2009), Find A Grave Memorial no. 66665862, citing Saint Michaels Cemetery, Galena, Jo Daviess County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by CJ (contributor 46936035) .