May 8, 1933 — Nov. 24, 2017
Homer Armagost passed away on November 24, 2017, at the age of 84. He was born in Corsica, Pa., on May 8, 1933. He grew up in Hershey, Pa., and later moved to California with his family.
He served in the Korean War when he was only 16, and after the war he studied engineering at Utah State University before settling in Wisconsin in the 1960s. Homer was the past master of the Waukesha Masonic Lodge #37; Waukesha Commandry #23; Brookfield Commandry #1; Allied Masonic Degree; and past patron of Order of Eastern Star #55 and Order of the Easter Star LaBelle Chapter #40.
He is survived by his wife, Barbara (nee Weinke), and her children, Christopher (Susan) Reading and Lynn (John) Jankowski; and grandchildren, Stephanie (Jordan) Johnson, Christine Jankowski, Rebecca (Cody) Hagfors, and Johnny Jankowski. He is further survived his siblings Dean, Joe, Shirley and Bob and his many nieces and nephews across the country. In addition to his parents Lester and Hannah, he was preceded in death by his siblings Lester, Reid and Alice.
Visitation will be held on Monday, December 18, at First Presbyterian Church, 810 N. East Ave., Waukesha, from 5 p.m. until the 6:30 p.m. Masonic service, followed by a memorial service and full military honors. Private interment will take place at Wisconsin Memorial Park.
In lieu of flowers memorials are appreciated to Waukesha Masonic Lodge, Scholarship Fund, 317 South St., Waukesha, WI 53186; or Stars and Stripes Honor Flight, P.O. Box 636 Port Washington, WI 53074.
Randle Dable-Brisk Funeral Home, Crematory and Preplanning Services is honored to serve the family. For further information, please call the funeral home at 262-5474035 or visit our website at www.randledable.com for directions or to leave the family an online tribute message.