Dwight Combs, 84, Aliceville, passed away early Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012, at St. Francis Hospital in Topeka.
He was born May 8, 1928, on the family farm north of Burlington, the son of Lester William and Ulah Leona (Noel) Combs.
On Feb. 15, 1953, he and Ina June Hunter were married in Le Roy. They became the parents of four daughters.
Dwight has farmed and raised livestock all of his life. He also worked at many other jobs in the area over the years in addition to his farming.
He and Ina suffered the loss of their daughter, Kimberly Sue Wallace, on Dec. 27, 1995.
He was also preceded by three brothers, Leonard, Robert and Troy Combs
Dwight leaves Ina, his wife of nearly 60 years, of the home in Aliceville; his daughters, Sandra Combs, Pittsburg, Terry Jo Combs, Iola, and Vicky Stout and husband, Bob, Iola; three grandchildren, James David Wallace, Rashawna Stripling and Hayley Westerman and husband Brandon; and three great-grandchildren, Lincoln Chance Stripling, Jaydie June Combs and Brodon Dwight Michael Westerman.
The family will meet with friends for visitation starting at 12:30 p.m. today at Jones Funeral Home in Burlington until proceeding to St. John Cemetery in Aliceville for graveside services at 2 o’clock.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Coffey County Cancer Support Group and may be sent in care of the funeral home.
Jeniffer Jo Lindberg, 41, Pensacola, Fla., passed away Wednesday, May 11, 2016, in her home after a short illness. Jeniffer was born March 15, 1975 to John and Rosemary Watson in Chanute. She married Wayne Patrick Lindberg June 11, 2002. He survives at their home. Jeniffer... [More]
Marion Sue Kunkel, 74, Olathe, formerly of Moran and Chanute, passed away Monday, May 23, 2016, at Good Samaritan Center of Olathe. Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Bruce Funeral Home, Gardner. Visitation will follow the service. Cremation will follow with internment at... [More]
Donald L. VanDam, 85, Topeka, passed away Friday, May 20, 2016. He was born Feb. 15, 1931, in LaHarpe, to James and Opal Fulkerson VanDam. Don was employed at Mitchell Motor Co. in Iola before going to the Marine Corps in Barstow, Calif. After the military, he worked... [More]
Six people were taken into custody late Thursday morning after law enforcement personnel raided a home in west Iola. Iola Police Chief Jared Warner said a search warrant was executed at the home of Jonathan Ingram, 414 W. Jackson Ave. The warrant resulted from an ongoing drug... [More]
Last August, more than 160 residents from across Allen County spelled out how they’d like to see their communities improve. Some of the wishes were taken care of in short order. Elsmore, for example, now is integrated into Allen County’s storm siren network, and... [More]
Kansas leaders are “shooting themselves in the foot to make a political statement,” Sheldon Weisgrau said here Thursday, of the state’s refusal to accept federal dollars to expand Medicaid. Expansion is provided through the Affordable Care Act, most often referred... [More]
At Wichita State University-Cessna Stadium TV - Cox Channel 22 Saturday - 3 p.m. Friday Field Events 8 a.m. 6A Boys Long Jump 8 a.m. 5A Girls Triple Jump 8 a.m. 4A Girls High Jump 8 a.m. 5A Boys High Jump 8 a.m. 6A Girls Pole Vault 8 a.m. 4A Boys Pole Vault 8... [More]
SALINA — Humboldt’s Ryan Sellman capped his stellar freshman campaign in style by shooting an 86 in the 3A State Tournament in Salina. “It was very cool, because some people never get to go to state and I had the privilege to go,” Sellman said. Sellman... [More]