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Warren Armstrong

Services: Have been held.

Warren Armstrong, 70, of Ketchum, Okla., died Friday, Oct. 1, 2004, at his home.

He was born on Oct. 16, 1933, in Tidioute, Pa., to Mead and Mary Armstrong.

He married Joan Gregory on April 19, 1974, in Minneapolis. He received a bachelor’s degree from the Baptist College and Seminary in Pennsylvania, a master’s degree and a doctorate from the University of Michigan and Holy Orders from the Diocese of Oklahoma. He president and professor at Wichita State University in Wichita, Kan., from 1983 until 1993; president and professor at Eastern New Mexico University in Portales from 1975 until 1983; dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and professor at St. Cloud State University from 1970 until 1975; associate dean of the College of Arts and Sciences and associate professor of history at University of Wisconsin in Whitewater, Wis., from 1965 until 1970; assistant and associate professor of history at Olivet College in Michigan from 1961 until 1965; and pastor for West Bainbridge Baptist Church in New York from 1954 until 1956.

Survivors include his wife; four daughters, Linda Armstrong, Heidi Neis (and husband, Dino), Susan Sohlo (Brad), and Pamela Lawrence (Phil); a son, Jack Fitzsimmons (Laura); nine grandchildren, Amanda and Matt Neis, Travis, Jack, Katie and Tyler Fitzsimmons, Madeline, Huston, and Maizie Lawrence.

Robert Moody and Father Noel Doherty will officiate the services.

Burial will be at Hendersonville Cemetery in Mercer, Pa.

Memorial contributions may be made to the All Saints Episcopal Church of Miami, Okla., Wichita State University or Eastern New Mexico University.

Arrangements are by Paul Thomas Funeral Home of Miami, Okla.