Life Story / Obituary


Dorothy Fern Armstrong age 92 passed away September 21, 2015 at Munson Medical Center in Traverse City. She was born April 5, 1923 in Mesick, Michigan. The daughter of Kenneth and Muriel Kidder.

Dorothy lived the majority of her life in Benzie County before moving to Traverse City. She enjoyed working at the Benzie Chamber of Commerce Information Booth, the Beulah and Benzonia Laundromats and Stiles Greenhouse for many years. She enjoyed visiting with people and always had a good story to tell and will be missed by many.

She is survived by her children; Karen (Jack) Ross, Sharon Knop, Ken (Vicki) Armstrong, James (Phyllis) Armstrong; siblings, Marilyn Munson, Ilene Liberty and sister-in-law, Marge Kidder.

Dorothy was a loving grandmother; great grandmother and great-great grandmother. She also had numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; son, Harry; brothers, David, Marvin and Donald; sister, Judy and son-in-law Ralph Knop.

A celebration of Dorothy's life will be held next summer.

Please visit Dorothy's webpage at www.lifestorytc.com to sign the guest book and share a message with her family. The family chose Life Story Funeral Home, Traverse City.