Verna Kathryn Armitage, 87, of Fox Lake, died August 27, 2017. She was born November 2, 1929, in Withee, Wis., to the late Hans and Julia (nee Anderson) Hansen, and graduated from Withee High School in 1947.
Survivors include her husband, Leroy L. Armitage, whom she married December 28, 1962; children, Jack (Jackie) Shoblom of Harvard, Jerry Shoblom of Fox Lake, and Jill Armitage of Fox Lake; granddaughters, Jennifer (Mike) Herrenbruck of Genoa City, Wis., and Jessica (Rob) Gorski of Antioch; great-grandsons, Tyler Gorski and Jace Herrenbruck; and sisters, Pearl (Eugene) Schafer of Eau Claire, Wis., and Joyce Puschnig of Franklin, Wis.
She was preceded in death on August 23, 1961, by her husband, John T. Shoblom, whom she married May 24, 1950.
A graveside service will be held Thursday, September 7, at 1 p.m., at East Fox Lake Cemetery, Old Monaville Road, Lake Villa.