In Memory

Peg Rybolt (Armstrong)

Peg Rybolt (Armstrong)

Peggy Ann Rybolt Armstrong passed away Wednesday, December 30, 2020 with her family by her side.  A celebration of her life will be held later.

Peggy was born February 7, 1948 in Oakland , CA the daughter of Denzel and Patricia Rybolt.  She was a lifelong Ottawa resident and graduated from OHS in 1966.  Peggy was united in marriage to John "Jack" Armstrong July 3, 1970 in Ottawa.  They were happily married 50 years and had two daughters, Brandi and Keli.

Peggy was employed as a bookkeeper at KOFO radio in the mid 1970's; circulation manager at the Ottawa Herald from the early 1980's to 1990's; manager of Long John Silvers from the mid 1990's to 2008 and the manager of the Plaza Theater from 2010 to 2019.

She was a member of Union Chapter no. 15 Order of the Eastern Star, the first female member of the Ottawa Lions club, Aerie Lodge 2700 Fraternal Order of Eagles, and the Ottawa Main Street Association.  Peggy had many hobbies and interests including painting, knitting, crochet, reading, antique shopping and attending the car show.  Peggy loved spending time with her family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her sister, Catherine Hobbs.

Survivors include her husband, Jack and her two daughters, Brandi Armstrong of Ottawa and Keli Armstrong of LeRoy; brother LTC Richard RL (Jane)Rybolt of Silver Springs, MD, four grandchildren and two great grandchildren.