JanLouise Katherine Armstrong was violently taken from us on March 29, 2020 in Carrizo, Az. JanLouise was born on January 10, 1987 to Judy and Reagan Armstrong Sr. Jan was an enrolled member of the White Mountain Apache Tribe, she was half Navajo. She was born in Whiteriver, Az the youngest of 7 children. She grew up in Whiteriver, AZ and later the family moved to Cedar Creek, Az. Jan was employed at various locations, Sunrise Ski Resort, Hondah Casino and at the Day Care Center in Whiteriver, AZ. She was a graduate of Alchesay High School “Class of 2005”, graduate of Navajo Tech, Crownpoint, New Mexico. Jan attended Sipi college in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Jan was a divorced single mother. She loved animals especially her cat “GusGus”. She played soccer in high school. She was full of cheer and always nice to everyone. She was very generous and loved to go to various events, basketball games, apache sunrise dance, concerts and parades. Jan was Miss Alchesay High School Indian, she was a contestant for Miss White Mountain Apache. She loved to work and play with small children. She was always on her cell phone with her friends and family. She leaves behind numerous close friends. She had special talents, fishing, cooking, butchering beef, elk and deer. She was always “girly”, making sure she was perty, even to go to Bashas in Whiteriver, AZ. Her tradional Apache name “ young woman lives in the a beautiful world”
Jan is survived by her parents, Judy and Reagan Armstrong Sr. of Cedar Creek, Az; 11 yr old son Kraven Yazzie; uncle, Joelian ( Carlene) Armstrong of Phx, Az; Reginald(Estelle) Armstong of Cedar Creek, Az; Janell Armstrong of Fair Banks, Alaska; Reagan Armstrong Jr. of Cedar Creek, AZ; Jannallee (David) Jacobs of Showlow, AZ; tradional apache godparents, Glenn Tortice & Debra Tortice; catholic godparents Mr. & Mrs. Mike Nasser of Tempe, AZ.
Preceded in death by her brother, Rufus J. Armstrong; god mother, Debra Totice
Last ceremonial rites of White Mountain Apache April 10, 2020 at 4pm in Cedar Creek, AZ. Home Service April 11, 2020 in Cedar Creek, AZ.
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