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Ernest Armstrong

July 31, 1928 — March 11, 2013

Ernest Armstrong

Obituary for Ernest Armstrong


Ernest Armstrong, Jr., 85, of Anita and formerly of Estherville, passed away on March 11 , 2013 at his residence in Anita, Iowa.
Ernest Armstrong, Jr. was born the son of Ernie and Pearlie Armstrong, in Hazard, Kentucky, on July 31, 1927. He joined the Air Force and served in France, Guam and many other countries during his 27 years of service. He retired as a MSGT (Master Sergeant). Following retirement, he worked at various jobs including hospital maintenance.
He will be remembered for his good nature, sense of humor, and the fun loving kidding he did with family and friends.
Ernest is survived by his wife, Gladys; three daughters (two of Sioux City, Iowa and one of Estherville, Iowa). One of his daughters is presently serving in the U S Army Reserves; six grandchildren; and a brother, Bob Armstrong and his wife Unice of Tennessee.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters; and one brother. His private military service will take place on Wednesday, June 12, 2013. The Honor Guard of Offutt Air Force Base of Omaha, Nebraska will perform Full Military Honors.
Roland Funeral Home of Atlantic, Iowa is assisting with arrangements. Condolences may be left in his guest book at
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