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Arthur 'Art' Armbrister

November 6, 1930 — August 22, 2022

Arthur 'Art' Armbrister


Arthur R. "Art" Armbrister, age 91, of Zurich, Kansas passed away Monday, August 22, 2022 at Redbud Village in Plainville, Kansas. Art was born November 6, 1930 in Ellis County to Christian "Christ" and Hilda (Rumpel) Armbrister. On July 22, 1956 he married Jacqueline "Jacque" Joan Westwood in Woodston, Kansas. She preceded him in death on December 21, 1998.

Art was a lifelong Farmer and Rancher and truly embraced farm life. When he took time off, he enjoyed his time with his grandchildren and great grandchildren. Art was a US Army Veteran. He also enjoyed dancing and attending dances. He served on church council and was extremely proud of the latest addition that was added to St. Johns.

Art is survived by his son, Gary Armbrister and wife Marsha of Zurich; a daughter, Denise Wilson and husband Mitch of Abilene, Kansas; a brother, Curtis Armbrister and wife, Karen of Wichita; grandchildren, Courtney Wilson (fiance', Colin Tipton), Nicole (Luke) Goodenow, Janay (Dylan) Crosson, Seth (Hunter) Armbrister and Dustin (Kaedyn) Wilson as well as great grandchildren, Grady, Lincoln and Reagyn Crosson, Waylynn and Walker Armbrister.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, a sister, Marjorie Holland and infant twin brothers, Raymon and Arnold Armbrister.

Funeral services will be 10:30 AM Saturday, August 27, 2022 at St. John Lutheran Church in Ellis. Burial with military honors will follow in the church cemetery.

Visitation will be Friday 6 PM 7:30 PM with a prayer service at 7:30 PM at Keithley Funeral Chapel 400 E. 17th Ellis, KS 67637.

Visitation on Saturday will be 9:30 AM until service time at the church.

Memorial contributions are suggested to St. John Lutheran Church or the Bukovina Society.

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