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John Armstrong

September 9, 2023


John Armstrong, Mosinee, formerly of Eland, passed away on Saturday, September 9, 2023 at Aspirus Wausau Hospital surrounded by his family.

John, the son of Bernard and Margaret Meverden, was born in West Allis and graduated from the Wittenberg High School.

On October 12, 1963, he married the love of his life, Mary McGrath, who survives.  They were just one month short of their 60th anniversary. 

John retired from Union Pacific Railroad after 30 years of service.  He enjoyed deer hunting with his children, an occasional trip to the casino, an occasional cocktail, wintering in Alabama with Mary and was an avid Green Bay Packer fan.

John is survived by his loving wife, Mary; his four children, Amy, Johnny (Sandy) Armstrong, Tammy (fiancé Wayne Bamke) and Molly (Josh) Osswald; four grandchildren, Shanelle and Ryan Stanke, and “the little ones”- Sage and Trevor Blum; and a whole lot of grand fur babies.  He is furthered survived by his sister, Susan (Joe) Groshek; and his sister-in-law, RoseMary McGrath.

Private family services will be held.

In lieu of flowers, memorials/gifts may be donated to your local humane society in John’s memory.

The family would like to express a heartfelt thank you to the staff at Aspirus Wausau Hospital, especially the ICU Unit for the loving care and support for John and his family during his illness.

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