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 Margery L. “Marge” <I>Knapp</I> Armstrong

Margery L. “Marge” Knapp Armstrong

Harrington, Lincoln County, Washington, USA
Death 5 Jun 2011 (aged 88)
Kennewick, Benton County, Washington, USA
Burial Harrington, Lincoln County, Washington, USA
Memorial ID 73184442 · View Source
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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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Married Dec. 26, 1942

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  • Created by: Valerie Timm Adams
  • Added: 11 Jul 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 73184442
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Margery L. “Marge” Knapp Armstrong (21 Jul 1922–5 Jun 2011), Find A Grave Memorial no. 73184442, citing Hillcrest Cemetery, Harrington, Lincoln County, Washington, USA ; Maintained by Valerie Timm Adams (contributor 47207307) .