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Duane Armstrong, 78, of Greenfield

Funeral Services: Will be held on Monday, February 8, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. at the United Methodist Church in Greenfield with burial at the Greenfield Cemetery with flag folding ceremonies conducted by the Greenfield American Legion Head-Endres Post No. 265 & V.F.W. Post No. 5357. Pastor Melinda Stonebraker will officiate the service. 

Family Visitation: The family will greet friends on Sunday, February 7, 2021, from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the United Methodist Church in Greenfield. 

Masks will be required and social distancing to be practiced for the visitation and funeral service.

Memorials: To the Duane Armstrong memorial fund to be established by the family at a later date. 

Duane Russell Armstorng passed away February 3rd, 2021 at the Greenfield Rehabilitation and Health Center in Greenfield, Iowa, at the age of 78. He was born February 2, 1943, to Kenneth and Ethel (Vanderpool) Armstrong in Creston, Iowa and had a sister Carol Mattox of Shelby, Iowa. They lived on a farm north of Fontanelle and went to the Little Red School House and then on to Fontanelle High School. He married Lois (Christensen) and to this union 5 children were born. Russell (Cindy Behnken - Jordan, Tanner & Payton of Greenfield), Teresa (Jeff Carroll - Tyler (Victoria Igbojionu) & Ashlyn of Oklahoma), Angie Christner (Kama of West Des Moines), Scott of Greenfield, Ryan (Jacque College, Lachan, twins Labreck & Liberty of Earlham, Iowa).

In 1964 he entered the Army and was stationed in Okinawa, Japan and was discharged in 1966. In 1967 he went to work for Schildberg Construction co-driving a rock truck and a low boy. He retired in 2009.

He was always fixing up or working on things that were broke. He made lots of bird and squirrel feeders to give away. "Gusto" will be missed by many who knew him.

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