Arlene C. ArmstrongOctober 27, 1935 ~ November 25, 2017 (age 82)
Arlene C. Armstrong, 82, of Odell passed away Saturday, November 25, 2017 at a private care home where she had been residing.
Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11:30 A.M. Saturday at St. Patrick’s Church, Ransom. Fr. Anthony Ego will officiate.
Visitation will be from 10:30 A.M. until the time of services Saturday at the church.
Burial will be in Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Dwight, Illinois.
Born October 27, 1935 in rural Ransom she was the daughter of John and Mary (Gorman) Daniher. She married John P. Armstrong on November 17, 1956 at St. Patrick’s Church, Ransom. He preceded her in death on December 13, 1980.
She is survived by a daughter, Sheila (Steve) Brockman of Streator; grandchildren, Molly Daniher Brockman, Kathleen Marie Brockman and Sean Armstrong Brockman all of Streator; great grandchildren, Isaac and Isabel; many nieces and nephews also survive.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; sisters, Jeanette Myers, Frances Wilson-Heddens and Mary Catherine DelFava; and a brother, Kevin Daniher.
Born and raised in rural Ransom she started her education in a one room schoolhouse in Allen Township. She later attended Ransom Grade School and graduated from Dwight High School.
She lived in the Ransom, Dwight and Odell areas through the years.
She worked at the John Deere Implement in Dwight as a bookkeeper, Custom Farm Seed in Dwight as an Office Manager and retired from The Paper in Dwight as an administrative assistant.
She was a member of St. Paul’s Church in Odell and the Catholic Daughters of America.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be directed to the Bright Focus Foundation.
Condolences may be left for the family at www.solontelford.com