TIGARD — Rosemary Catherine Armstrong, a member of St. Anthony Church, died Oct. 1. She was 86.

Mrs. Armstrong was born Dec. 18, 1926, to Andrew and Barbara Appelhans in Sterling, Colo., where she grew up. In 1949, she married Derald Elsworth Armstrong, and they moved to Tigard in 1972.

She was preceded in death by her husband Derald in 1977; sister, Amalia Schiel; and brother, John Appelhans. She is survived by her children, Linda (Tom Lovelace) Armstrong, Michael (Gayle Dowis) Armstrong, Patricia (Mark) Wisdom, Robert (Julie McKenzie) Armstrong and Mary (Jim) Harris; 11 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

A funeral Mass was celebrated at St. Anthony Church in Tigard.