Luella M. Armentrout, 94, of Sumner, died Wednesday, June 13, 2018, at the Hillcrest Home in Sumner.
Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m., Saturday, June 16, 2018, at St. John Lutheran Church in Sumner with Rev. Tracy Hinkel officiating. Interment will follow at Union Mound Cemetery in Sumner. Visitation will be held for one hour preceding services at the church on Saturday. The family suggests that Memorials be made in her name to St. John Lutheran Church in Sumner. Becker-Milnes Funeral Home is assisting Luella’s family.
Luella Mae, daughter of John and Gertrude Schrack Kunkle, was born September 4, 1923, on a farm near Hazelton, Iowa. She was baptized July 6, 1934, at the Presbyterian Church in Hazelton, and confirmed December 21, 1952, at St John Lutheran Church in Sumner. She graduated from Hazelton High School in 1940. On August 30, 1942, she was united in marriage with Robert Armentrout at the Little Brown Church in Nashua. Luella worked in the school lunch program in the Sumner Schools for thirty years, beginning in 1953. She had been a member of St. John Lutheran Church in Sumner and Martha Circle, Order of Eastern Star, and was active with the Band Mother’s Carnival.
Luella is survived by two children, Winifred (Jerry) Poock of Spencer and Wilfred “Bill” (Marilyn) Armentrout of Postville; Bradley (Jennifer) Poock of Ogden, Kevin (Kathy Fayh) Poock of Spirit Lake, Alison (Brian) Marovets of Williamsburg, Sarah (Jamison) Holthaus of Macomb, Illinois, Matthew (Renae) Armentrout of Mediapolis, and Laura (Josh) Larson of Denver, Iowa.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Bob, who died in November of 1992; a grandson, Mitchell Poock; and eight siblings.