Malcolm J. Armstrong, 77, of Sterling Heights, died Feb. 18, 2008, at Crittenton Hospital, Rochester Hills. He was born Jan. 13, 1931, in Detroit. Mr. Armstrong earned bachelors' degrees from the University of New Hampshire and Ohio State University and a masters' degree in education from Wayne State University. He retired from Kimball High School, Royal Oak, where he worked as a principal for 35 years. Mr. Armstrong was a lifetime member of the Royal Oak Lions Club, belonged to the Golden Choraliers, was a member of the Michigan Association of Retired School Personnel and belonged to the Somerset Walkabout Club. He enjoyed attending his grandchildren's sporting events, going for walks, reading and singing. He loved spending time with family and friends. Mr. Armstrong is survived by his wife, Jean A. (Severe) Armstrong, whom he married Dec. 22, 1950, in Columbus, Ohio; children Buff Armstrong of Kalamazoo, Dianne (the late Kevan) Weiland of Berkley, and Malcolm (Kathy) Armstrong of New Haven; siblings Muriel (Don) Smith of Boca Raton, Fla., Janice (Ken) Saundry of Naples, Fla., and Keith (Monette) Armstrong of Boca Raton, Fla.; grandchildren Brandon Young, Madeleine Weiland, Olivia Weiland, and Katelyn Armstrong; and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his brother, James E. (Jay) Armstrong; and his parents, James Edward and Madeleine (Cross-. ett) Armstrong. Memorial visitation Thursday, 12:30 p.m. until 2 p.m. service, will be at Wm. Sullivan & Son Funeral Home, 705 W. Eleven Mile Road, Royal Oak. In lieu of flowers, please send memorial contributions to the American Diabetes Association, Detroit Michigan Office, 30200 Telegraph Road, Suite 105, Bingham Farms, MI, 48025, or Royal Oak Lions Club, P.O. Box 473, Royal Oak, MI, 48068. Online information at www.sullivanfuneraldirectors.com.
Published in The Daily Tribune on February 24, 2008.