November 5, 1925 ~ October 20, 2008
Margaret Marie Armstrong, 82, passed away October 20, 2008, at University Park Care Center. Survived by her daughter, Carol (Jim) Ritchey of Pueblo; sons, Ray (Betty) Armstrong of Colorado Springs, James (Beth) Armstrong of Greeley; brother, Fred (Ora) Johnson; nine grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and numerous other family members. Preceded in death by her parents, Fred and Marie Johnson; husband, Harold D. Armstrong and her daughter, Kathy L. Ward. Margaret was born November 5, 1925, in Pueblo. She spent most of her life here in Pueblo, graduating from Centennial High School. She moved to Leadville, Colo. for several years. Margaret worked at the telephone company, Pueblo Bottling Company, Columbia Savings, and retired from Salida Building and Loan. She was an avid crafter and loved the outdoors. Special thanks to Belmont Senior Care and University Park Care Center for all the loving care the staff gave Margaret and her family. At her request, there will be no viewing. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. Graveside service, 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25, 2008, at Roselawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association through Montgomery & Steward Funeral Directors, 1317 N. Main St., Pueblo, Colo. 81003. Online condolences may be made at www.montgomerysteward.com.