HAVRE DAILY NEWS Tuesday, July 15, 2003

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CATHERINE ARMSTRONG


Armstrong

BILLINGS - Catherine Grace Armstrong, 73, of Billings, died peacefully on Saturday, July 12, 2003, at her home due to natural causes.

A funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Michelotti-Sawyers Mortuary. Additional funeral services 10 a.m. Friday at the First Lutheran Church in Havre with interment at Highland Cemetery. A luncheon will be held at First Lutheran Church immediately following graveside services.

Grace was born on Jan. 15, 1930, to Joseph and Ellen Schend in Havre. She was raised in south Havre.

Grace married David F. Armstrong on June 3, 1950, and they began building their home in Havre.

Grace left Havre with her family and moved to various places across the Northwestern states and settled in Billings in 1977.

She loved spending time with her close friends and family. She traveled extensively with her husband on Lions activities to Hong Kong, China, Australia, Hawaii, Alaska, Canada and many U.S. cities. Grace was a former member of the Billings Lioness Club.

Grace was preceded in death by her parents, sisters, Genevieve Leonard and Helen Deppmeier, and her brother, Edward Schend.

Survivors include her husband of 53 years, David; children, Arla Armstrong of Greeley, Colo., Emma (Ron) Evanson of Havre, Robert L. Armstrong, Gwen Armstrong and Byron C. Armstrong, all of Billings; brother, Cecil (Georgiann) Schend of Havre; brother-in-law, Lynn Deppmeier of Havre; five grandchildren; and two great grandchildren.

Memorials to the Billings Lions Foundation, PO Box 25, Billings, MT 59103 or to the Salvation Army, 2100 Sixth Ave. N., Billings, MT 59101.

Arrangements are under the direction of Holland and Bonine Funeral Home.

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BILLINGSS GAZETTE Tuesday, July 15, 2003

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C. Grace Armstrong

Catherine Grace Schend Armstrong, 73, of Billings, passed away peacefully on Saturday morning, July 12, 2003, at her home, due to natural causes.

Grace was born on Jan. 15, 1930, to Joseph and Ellen Schend in Havre. She was born and raised in South Havre.

Grace married David F. Armstrong on June 3, 1950, and they began building their home in Havre.

She is survived by her husband of 53 years; her children, Arla Armstrong of Greeley, Colo., Emma (Ron) Evanson of Havre, Robert L. Armstrong, Gwen Armstrong and Byron C. Armstrong, all of Billings; her brother, Cecil (Georgiann) Schend and her brother-in-law, Lynn Deppmeier of Havre; her grandchildren, Katie Brooks, Joseph Brooks, Wiley Ray, Kristin L. Evanson and Marissa Henthorn; and two great-grandchildren.

Grace was preceded in death by her parents; sisters, Genevieve Leonard and Helen Deppmeier; and her brother, Edward Schend.

Grace left Havre with her family and moved to various places across the northwestern states and settled in Billings in 1977. She loved spending time with her close friends and family. She has traveled extensively with her husband on Lions activities to Hong Kong, China, Australia, Hawaii, Alaska, Canada and many U.S. cities.

Grace was a former member of the Billings Lioness Club. Funeral services 1 p.m. Wednesday, July 16, at Michelotti-Sawyers Mortuary.

Additional funeral services 10 a.m. Friday, July 18, First Lutheran Church, Havre, with interment at Highland Cemetery. Memorials to the Billings Lions Foundation, PO Box 25, Billings, MT 59103, or to the Salvation Army, 2100 Sixth Ave. N., Billings, MT 59101. -end-

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