Service


Date:

May 1, 2019

Start Time:

10:30 AM

Location:

Immanuel Lutheran Church

Address:

4820 Oster Pkwy, Cedar Falls, IA 50613

Visitation


Date:

April 30, 2019

Start Time:

4:00 – 7:00

Location:

Parrott and Wood

Funeral Home

Address:

965 Home Plaza,

Waterloo, Iowa

50701

Robert “Bob” Armstrong

Robert “Bob” Leonard Armstrong was born on August 24, 1942, in Tama, Iowa, the son of George and Leona Armstrong.  Bob graduated from Tama High School in 1960.  He served his country in the United States Army from 1960 to 1966, and was stationed in Germany.  Bob worked as a police officer in Marshalltown, Grundy Center, and Tama.  He was also involved with the music industry for several years.  Bob owned his own recycling business, Iowa Bag and Recycling Products in Waterloo, and retired this year.  On June 8, 1985, Bob was united in marriage to Lynn Anderson at the Little Brown Church.  Bob enjoyed going on cruises with Lynn, NASCAR, and the Chicago bears.  He was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church and the Waterloo VFW Post 1623, where he was a past commander.  Bob died at the age of 76 on April 27, 2019, at the Cedar Valley Hospice Home in Waterloo.  He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Richard Armstrong; and a sister, Aloha Jean Herberger.  Bob is survived by his wife, Lynn of Waterloo; three daughters, Anna (Gene) Upah of Belle Plaine, Jeanne (Doug) Joens of Cedar Rapids, and Angie Armstrong of Des Moines; two brothers, Dennis (Barb) Armstrong of Toledo and George (Gwen) Armstrong of Lubbock, Texas; two sisters, Elizabeth (Leonard) Untiedt of Garwin and Carole Knoll of Tama; and seven grandchildren.

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