Curtis James Armstrong passed away March 16, 1991, in Fresno, California, after a courageous battle with cancer.
Born January 19, 1906, in Ephraim to John C. and Hilda C. Armstrong.Married Melba Kotter, July 23, 1930, in the Manti LDS Temple. Attended Ephraim schools and Snow College where he was active in football and other sports. Fulfilled a three year mission in Eastern Canadian Mission. Served as counselor in two bishoprics, stake Sunday School president, and many other church callings.
Served as Director of the Bank of Ephraim for 35 years and Bank President for 13 years. Founding Director of the Utah Independent Bank, Salina, and served as Director for 14 years. Leader in the farming and sheep industry in cental Utah. Member of Utah Woolgrowers and Producers Livestock Associations. Active in community affairs, serving on the Ephraim Power Board.
Survived by his wife, Melba, Ephraim; two daughters and son, Mrs. Jay (Kathryn) Christensen, Fresno; Mrs. William (Marjorie) Stringham, Bountiful; Mark C., Ephraim; 13 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; sister, Lucile O. Sorensen, Ephraim. Preceded in death by son, William K.
His energy, wise counsel, sense of humor and love will be missed.
Funeral services Thursday, March 21, 1 p.m., Ephraim Stake Center, 400 E.Center, where friends may call Wednesday, 7-9 p.m. and Thursday 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Interment, Ephraim Park Cemetery. Funeral Directors: Buchannan Mortuary.
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