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William Edward Combs

Male 1917 - 1976  (59 years)


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  • Name William Edward Combs 
    Born 24 Jun 1917  Osco Township, Henry County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 11 Aug 1976  Moline, Rock Island, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 14 Aug 1976  Rosedale Cemetery, Osco Township, Cambridge, Henry County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I10393  My Genealogy

    Father Charles Andrew Combs,   b. 30 May 1896, Henry, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Sep 1952, Peoria, Peoria, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years) 
    Mother Vera Cleone Weidlein,   b. 25 Feb 1894, Osco, Henry, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Mar 1958, Galva, Henry, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Married 2 Feb 1916  Henry, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F65401  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Esther Marie Garrison,   b. 1 Apr 1921, Osco Township, Cambridge, Henry County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 May 2004, Balch Springs, Dallas, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 29 Jun 1939  Osco Township, Cambridge, Henry County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F65444  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • One of the sources of information provided on this family is by,
      Carol Combs of California
      10 March 2006
      Please contact compiler for further information.
      sljuhl1234@yahoo.com

      "COMBS, William E
      William E. Combs, 59, of 588 Forest Road, East Moline, formerly ofCambridge, died at 4:30 yesterday in Moline Public Hospital. Funeralservices will be 11 A.M. Saturday in Stackhouse-Schueneman FuneralHome, Cambridge, the Rev. Henry Cox, pastor of the Cambridge UnitedMethodist, officiating. Burial will be in the Rosedale Cemetery,Cambridge. Visitation is 7 to 9 P.M. tomorrow at the funeral home,where memorials may be made to the Cancer Society.
      Mr. Combs was born June 24, 1917, in Osco, a son of Charles and CleoneWeidlein Combs. He attended Cambridge Schools. Mr. Combs has residedin East Moline the past 17 years.
      On June 29, 1939, he married Esther Garrison in Cambridge.
      Mr. Combs was retired from John Deere Spreader Works, East Moline,where he worked for 29 years.
      Surviving are his widow; a son, Edward, Rock Island; fourgrandchildren; his step-mother, Mrs. Glenna Combs, Peoria; a sisterMrs. Odis Stanford, Galva; four half-brothers, Richard Ray, Galva, andDaniel, Alan and Thomas Combs, all of Peoria, and a half-sister, Mrs.Stanley Sall, Altona. He was preceded in death by his parents.
      Source: The Moline Dispatch August 12, 1976." [Transcribed 19 April2006, SLJuhl, compiler]

      "August 12, 1976, DEATH, William E. Combs
      William E. Combs, 59, of 588 Forest Road, East Moline, formerly ofCambridge, died Wednesday at Moline Public Hospital. Services will be11 a.m. Saturday at Stackhouse-Schueneman Funeral Home, Cambridge.The Rev. Henry Cox of the Cambridge United Methodist Church willofficiate. Burial will be in Rosedale Cemetery, Cambridge.Visitation is 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Memorials maybe made to the Cancer Fund. Mr. Combs was born in Osco. He marriedEsther Garrison in June, 1939, in Cambridge. He had resided inCambridge most of his life and had lived in East Moline the past 17years. Mr. Combs was a retired blacksmith. He had been employed for29 years at John Deere Spreader Works. Survivors include the widow; ason, Edward, Rock Island; four grandchildren; his stepmother, Mrs.Glenna Combs, Peoria; a sister, Mrs. Odis Stanford, Galva; fourhalf-brothers, Richard Ray, Galva, and Daniel, Alan and Thomas Combs,all of Peoria, and a half-sister, Mrs. Stanley Sall, Altona." Source: Orion Newspaper, dated Aug. 12, '76. [Transcribed 16 May 2006,SLJuhl, compiler]