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Mildred I. Armstrong

Mildred I. Armstrong March 1, 1913 - July 8, 2006 MONTEVIDEO -- Mildred Irene Armstrong, 93, of Montevideo died Saturday at the Chippewa County-Montevideo Hospital. The service will be at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Our Savior's Lutheran Church in Mon...

Mildred I. Armstrong

March 1, 1913 - July 8, 2006

MONTEVIDEO -- Mildred Irene Armstrong, 93, of Montevideo died Saturday at the Chippewa County-Montevideo Hospital.

The service will be at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Our Savior's Lutheran Church in Montevideo. Burial will be at Mandt Lutheran Cemetery in rural Montevideo.

Visitation will be one hour before the service at the church. Arrangements are with Anderson Funeral Home in Montevideo.

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She was born March 1, 1913, in Chippewa County to Gerhard and Selma (Falla) Gilbertson. She attended rural schools and grew up in Mandt Township.

She married Lowell Armstrong on Aug. 31, 1938, at Big Bend. They lived in Montevideo for several years before moving to Mandt Township, where they farmed. They moved back to Montevideo in 1968. She worked at Luther Haven for a number of years before retiring.

She was a member of Our Savior's Lutheran Church and a former member of Mandt Lutheran Church and had been active in their women's groups.

She is survived by her children: Janet Armstrong Harrell of Montevideo, Joann (and Ron) Lewis of Minneapolis, Sharon Goodroad of Moundsview and Gary Armstrong of Hinckley; six grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; brothers: Lyle (and Ruby) Gilbertson of Montevideo, Verdie (and Aggie) Gilbertson of Montevideo, Curtiss (and Lou) Gilbertson of Woodville, Wis.; and sisters: Clarice Olson of Appleton and Vernice (and Astor) Underthun of Willmar.

She was preceded in death by her husband in 1996, a grandson and two brothers.

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