Former Irvington Woman Loses Foot

Irvington, June 1.—Mrs. Dora Armstrong, Burt, who has had diabetes several years, had a leg amputated just below the knee at Iowa City late last week.  Charles Armstrong, Livermore, and Mrs. Neil Neilson, Spencer, son and daughter, drove to Iowa City to be with her Sunday.  Other sons are James and Delora, both of Des Moines.  A daughter Mildred died a few years ago is buried at Irvington.  Mrs. Armstrong’s husband, James, died of a heart attack.  The Armstrongs once owned and lived on the farm now occupied by Jacob Maasdam.  Mrs. Armstrong is 75.

Source:  Kossuth County Advance, June 2, 1938.

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