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14 August 2011

Sunday's Obituary - Armstrong, Katherine Frances (1855-1914)

Armstrong, Katherine Frances, nee Koeppel (1855-1914)

Streator Daily Free Press. Streator, Illinois

VOL. XXXII-NO. 10,718, Monday, March 2, 1914 pg 1

MRS. ARMSTRONG A CHRISTIAN LIFE
DIED YESTERDAY AFTERNOON-LEAVES HUSBAND AND EIGHT CHILDREN.
  Mrs. Katherine  Frances Koeppel Armstrong died at 1 o’clock yesterday afternoon from a complication of diseases. The funeral services will be held at 2:30 o’clock tomorrow afternoon at the residence, 308 North Shabbona street and the remains will be buried in Moon cemetery.
  Mrs. Armstrong was born in Peoria and was 59 years old. She was united in marriage 35 years ago in Ottawa to Doom Armstrong. Surviving is the husband and eight children-Mrs. F.M. Frazier of St. Joseph, Mo.; Mrs. C.S. Ayers of Ottawa; Thomas, Elmer, Doom, Otto and Romayne at home. Also one sister, Mrs. Mary Ryster, and brothers, Chris, Joseph and Frank, all of Peoria, and one brother in Nebraska. Also eight grandchildren. After her marriage she came with her husband to reside permanently in this city.
  The decedent was a loyal, kind and devoted wife and mother and was loved and respected by all her neighbors and friends and lived a consistent and Christian life.