Rosalie Armstrong

Rosalie A. “Rose” Armstrong, 77, of Bonaparte, Iowa, passed away at 6:27 p.m. Monday, December 11, 2023 at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City.

She was born on January 3, 1946 in Fort Madison, Iowa the daughter of William C. and Anna Mae (Suire) James. On June 21, 1967 she married Charles L. “Roy” Armstrong in Fort Madison, he preceded her in death on April 20, 2009.

Survivors include one daughter, Tina Marie Jenkins of Fort Madison; two sons: Roy Alan (Andrea) Armstrong of Keosauqua and Tony Dion Armstrong of Bonaparte; five grandchildren: Sasha (Byron) Rich, Elizabeth (Kevin) Thornburg, Dillon (Ayla) Armstrong, Blake Armstrong, and Lacey Jenkins; nine great grandchildren: Camden, Jolee, Jordan, Kaidan, Norah, Zander, Rayn, Weston, and Ashby; one great great grandson Tobi; two brothers: Carlin James of Kirksville, Missouri and Ronald James of Fort Madison. Also surviving are several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Roy; son-in-law Tommy  Jenkins; two brothers: Kenneth and Jesse; two sisters: Carolyn and Anna Mae.

Rose worked as a CNA in Home Health Care. She attended Bonaparte Baptist Church. Rose loved her cats very much, riding her bike, and spending time with her family.

The family will receive friends at 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Saturday, December 16, 2023 at Schmitz Funeral Home in Farmington.

A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, December 16, 2023 at Schmitz Funeral Home in Farmington with Pastor Mark Caston officiating.

A memorial has been established in her memory for PAW Animal Shelter.

On-line condolences may be made to the family at Schmitz Funeral Home of Farmington is assisting the family with arrangements.