Local Electrician Dies At Hospital
George Combs, 61, a local electrician, died this morning at Veterans Hospital after a 10-months' illness. He lived at 514 S. Seventh St.
Mr. Combs was born at Stoney Creek on Jan. 7, 1897, the son of Seymour and Frances Potter Combs.
He had been a resident of Saline and Ann Arbor nearly all his life. He served with the Army Medical Corps during World War I, and was employed by the General Electric Shop for more than 20 years.
Before his illness he was an employe of the G&H Electric Co.
Mr. Combs was a member of the Bethlehem Evangelical and Reformed Church, the Erwin Prieskorn Post of the American Legion, Ann Arbor Lodge No. 544, F&AM, and the local electrical union No. 252.
He was married to Fannie N. Barnum of Ypsilanti in 1920. She died on Jan. 18, 1940. On Aug. 3, 1942, he married Elberta Alber of Ann Arbor. She survives.
Other survivors include two sons, Norman Dean Combs of Whitmore Lake and Thomas Lee Combs of Ann Arbor; a daughter, Mrs. Allen Bolles of Plainfield, N. J.; and six grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at the Muehlig Chapel with the Rev. Herbert R. Lowe officiating. Burial will be made in Oakwood Cemetery in Saline.
Friends may call at the chapel.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.
Muehlig Funeral Chapel
Bethlehem Evangelical Church
American Cancer Society
Ann Arbor News
Thomas Lee Combs
Rev. Herbert R. Lowe
Norman Dean Combs
Frances Potter Combs
Fannie Barnum Combs
Elberta Alber Combs
514 S. Seventh St