THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Joan D. Armstrong
Issue Date: May 31, 2017
Joan D. (Kuhlman) Armstrong, 87, of Marinette passed away Monday May, 29, 2017 at Bay Area Medical Center.
Born Oct. 29, 1929 in Marinette, to the late Leonard and Myrtle (Johnson) Kuhlman, her mother died shortly after Joan's birth and she was raised by her grandmother, Emma Kuhlman and uncle Bill Kuhlman in Harmony.
She graduated from Marinette High School and worked at many retail businesses, ending at Lauerman's Department Store for 30 years, retiring in 1990.
She married Phillip Armstrong on April 24, 1948 in Harmony. She enjoyed going to camp, cards, dartball and knitting.
She is survived by her husband of 69 years, Phil; a special friend, Rosie Carviou and a sister-in-law, Eloise Kuhlman.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Lois Duescher and a brother, John Kuhlman.
Graveside services will be held at Glenwood Memorial Gardens on Thursday June 1 at 11 a.m. Thielen Funeral Home of Marinette is assisting the family.