Emma L. Armitage
Armitage, 91, died at 8:10 am, Friday, July 27, 2018 at Concordia Care Center. She was born June 10, 1927 in Springfield to John and Mary (Kentos) Sotak and they preceded her in death. She married Joseph Henry Armitage and he preceded her in death in 1985. She was also preceded in death by her sister, Anna Sotak; five brothers: John, George, Andrew, Stephen and Edward Sotak and grandson, Joseph.
Survivors include four daughters: Mary Jo (Chris) Jann of Athens, Lu Ann (Dave) Haley of Springfield, Shirley (John) Rehbein of Auburn, and Sandra Armitage of Springfield; three grandchildren: Michael (Emily) Haley, Jennifer Haley, and Alex Rehbein, one great-grandchild, Lucy Haley, sister-in-law, Clara “Tootie” Sotak of Sherman, and several nieces and nephews.
Emma was a lifelong resident of Springfield. She was a homemaker and enjoyed sewing, crocheting, cooking, and enjoyed being a grandma. She made friends with everyone. She was a lifelong member of Trinity Lutheran Church.
Visitation: 5 – 7 pm, Monday, July 30, 2018 at Staab Funeral Home-Springfield.
Funeral Service: 7 pm, Monday, July 30, 2018 at Staab Funeral Home-Springfield with Reverend Jeff Harter officiating.