Dora Armstrong Sump


(April 25, 2002)

Dora Armstrong Sump, a 66-year resident of the Powell area, died Thursday, April 25 at the Powell Nursing Home. She 92.

She had been a resident of the nursing home for three years. Prior to that, she had resided at Rocky Mountain Manor for 20 years.

She was born in Creston, Nebr., to Emmett and Lydia (Wilder) Armstrong on Aug. 5, 1909, one of 12 children. She married Eric Otto Sump on June 15, 1928.

In 1936, they moved to the Willwood area south of Powell, where they worked for various farmers in the area until moving into town. Mr. Sump died in 1978.

Survivors include three sons, Ron Sump and wife Jeanette of Powell, Bob Sump and wife Loretta of Billings, Mont., and Harold Sump of Las Vegas, Nev.; and many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Eric; one son, Richard; and all her brothers and sisters.

Cremation has taken place, and interment will be at Powell Crown Hill Cemetery at 2 p.m. today (Tuesday).

For those who wish, the family would appreciate memorials to the Powell Nursing Home.