Aileen Fay Armstrong

May 29, 1928 ~ May 14, 2010

Aileen Fay Armstrong, 81, died on May 14, 2010, in Gates, OR, after an illness of a few months. Aileen was the daughter of the late George F. Armstrong and Lona May Cranford. Born in Barry, WA, Aileen spent much of her life on the South Carolina, California and Oregon coasts. She enjoyed the beach, gardening, and cats.

Surviving sons are Michael Cranford, Kenneth Kalmbach, Phillip Johnston, David Johnston, and Ronald Johnston. Surviving sisters are Mrs. Larry (Maxine) Johnston, Barbara Johnson, and Donna Witt. Aileen is predeceased by a son, Steven Kalmbach.

A private family memorial will be observed in July. The family wishes to thank the Schlies family at Green Mt. Ranch Adult Care Home in Gates, OR for the excellent care they gave Aileen. Memorial contributions can be sent either to ASPCA Special Giving, 520 8th Ave. 7th Floor, New York, NY 10018 (Attention Linda Tiramani), or the American Lung Association of the Mountain Pacific, 7420 SW Bridgeport Rd., Suite 200, Tigard, OR 97224.

Arrangements entrusted to Weddle Funeral Services

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  1. Although I didn’t have the opportunity to get to know Aileen very well, she enriched my life indirectly through her son, Kenny (my wonderful step-dad). On behalf of my family (husband, Ashley and sons, Andrew, John, and Wyatt), I extend our condolensces to all of her surviving family. You have all been in my prayers.
    Best regards,
    Susan Robinson Gilfillan

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