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William Y. Armstrong Obituary

Old Settler Dies

End Came to Wm. Y. Armstrong After Illness of Two Months.

William Y. Armstrong, 73 years of age, one of the old settlers in this county, died at 6:30 last night at a local hospital after being ill for nearly two months.  He was an implement salesman for the International Harvester Co. for nine years, from 1908 until 1917, during the selling season.  He and his wife lived at their old home, 109 Fifth avenue west, for many years.  She died five years ago and recently he has been living at the home of John Armstrong, his son, four miles north on the Plum street road.

Mr. Armstrong is survived by two children, John Armstrong, of this city, and Sebra Armstrong, of Berkeley, Calif.  He also leaves two brothers, Ezra and John Armstrong, of Wawaka, Ind., and one sister, Mrs. Marilla Hubbell, Helena, Okla.

Funeral arrangements will be announced later.

 

The Hutchinson News
Hutchinson, Reno County, Kansas
Friday, January 4, 1924
page 13 *** column 7



Submitted by
Rose Stout on January 22, 2006.

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