REED CITY — Ellen Margueritte Armentrout, 87, passed away on Saturday, March 11, 2017, at home in Reed City, surrounded by her loving family.
She was born Aug. 9, 1929, to Benjamin and Myrtle Blem in North Star. Her dad was a preacher so they moved to many different towns around that part of Michigan. Around 1949, her parents moved to Clare and there she met and married William Armentrout, May 17, 1951. The first year of their marriage was spent in Alaska, where Bill was in the army.