[Spencer Daily Reporter nameplate] Fair ~ 78°F  
High: 82°F ~ Low: 62°F
Friday, July 3, 2015

Donna M. Armstrong

Thursday, February 19, 2009

Donna M. Armstrong, 76, of Spirit Lake, passed away Friday, Feb. 13, 2009, at Sanford Medical Center in Sioux Falls, S.D.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m., Friday, Feb. 20, 2009, at the Schuchert Funeral Home in Spirit Lake.

Donna was born on Nov. 12, 1932, in Spencer, to Earl and Norma (Newby) Kraft.

Donna graduated from Rossie High School in 1950. She was united in marriage to John W. Armstrong on June 21, 1950, in Clay County. John passed away on July 28, 2002. Donna worked several occupations including, a nurses aid at the Spencer Hospital, a clerk at White Drug in Spencer, the Senior Center in Spirit Lake and babysitting. The occupation she enjoyed the most and was best at was raising her seven children.

Donna is survived by her four daughters: Mina Armstrong Wieneke and her husband, Dean of Minneapolis, Minn., LuAnn Broadie and her husband, Joe of Ruthven, Kerrie Baish and her husband, Rick of Milford, and Stacie Werner and her husband, Mike, of Milford; two sons: John Dean Armstrong and his wife, Eloise, of Omaha, Neb., and Dennis Armstrong of Spirit Lake; 16 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; three sisters: Doris Bryant of Rutland, Dorothy Spiess and her husband, Virgil of Spencer, and Carol Meyer of Spencer; and two brothers: Bob Kraft of Terril, and Dick Kraft and his wife, Jan, of Fallbrook, Calif.. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, John; and a son, Gary.

Online condolences may be sent to www.spiritlakefuneralhome.com

The Schuchert Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.