Obit: Combs, Dolores (1929 - 2009)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Combs, Thill, Cox, Stanfill, Heinlein, Cooper, Dobbins

----Source: Thorp Courier (Thorp, Clark Co., WI.) March 11, 2009

Combs, Dolores (10 January 1929 - 10 February 2009)

Dolores Combs was born January 10, 1939 (1929) in Cable, WI, and died in her Sacramento, California Home on February 10, 2009, after a lengthy illness. She was the daughter of Elsie and George Thill. She graduated in 1948 from Stanley High School. In 1951, she married T/Sgt. Richard B. Combs, UISAF, in Sacramento. The next 15 years were spent raising 5 children on Air Force bases in California, England, and Libya. She worked for the Hornet Foundation/CSUS, retiring in 1995. She will be escorted through the Pearly Gates by her husband Dick; her son, Richard, Jr.; and her great granddaughter, Maggie. She is survived by four loving daughters: Diana (George) Cox, Debra (Roger) Stanfill, Rebecca (Richard) Heinlein, and Ruth Cooper. She was blessed with eight grandchildren: Richard A. (Valina) Combs, Erica Dobbins, Jacob and Louis Stanfill, Jessica and Elizabeth Heinlein, and Melissa and Madeline Cooper; as well as two great-granddaughters, Izabel and Lucille Combs. She leaves three wonderful brothers: George (Bonnie) Thill, Arizona, Jim (Nita) Thill, Altoona, WI, and Bill (Beverly) Thill, Fall Creek, WI; and numerous nephews and nieces. She was a voracious reader, avid bird/squirrel watcher, fabulous gardener, and well traveled.

A celebration of life was held on February 21, 2009 in Sacramento.



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