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Gladwin County Obituary/Death Notice
Joel Combs


   Joel A. Combs, 71, of Gladwin, died early this morning (Wednesday) in Saginaw Veteran's Hospital after a long illness. Born in Missouri on Sept. 17, 1897, he came to Gladwin County three years ago from Birmingham. Mr. Combs was a retired oil well driller and a veteran of World War I. He was married to Regina Feeley on April 4, 1921, in Kansas.

   Besides his wife, he is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Shirley Hall, of Gladwin and Mrs. Joan Culloch, of Pontiac; two sisters, Mrs. Emma Martin, Coffeyville, Kan. and Mrs. Beatrice Slattery, of California; seven grandchildren and three great grandchildren.

   Services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday from the Hall Funeral Home. The Rev. John Cermak will officiate and burial will be in Highland Cemetery.

Personal Information
Death Date
Burial/Final Location
Highland Cemetery, Gladwin, MI
Pfc. Co. A. 139 Inf. WWI
Publication Information
Pub. Date
Pub. Page
Gladwin County Record, Gladwin, MI
P:1 C:7
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January 2005
Tom Ladner
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