You might see is someone here or if the Pekin library will get you an obit for the man below.Search for obit on this forum. This John Combis below may be a brother! Shelley L. JOSEPHINE COMBIS Journal Star (Peoria, IL) - Friday, January 21, 2000 SOUTH PEKIN - L. Josephine Combis , 81, of 114 Fourth St. died at 8:41 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2000, at Northside Hospital Cherokee in Canton, Ga.
Born Jan. 7, 1919, in Pekin to Walter A. and Bessie M. Johnson Schaefer, she married John E. McCarthy on July 27, 1936, in Pekin. She later married John Combis on Aug. 30, 1968, in Pekin. He died Dec. 7, 1990, in Pekin.
Two infant daughters, two brothers and three sisters also preceded her in death.
Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Jerry (Sharon) Radford of Canton, Ga., and Mrs. Donald (Dian) Hidden of South Pekin; one brother, Robert (and Maggie) Schaefer of Houston; two sisters, Mrs. James (Peggy) King and Mrs. Gary (Mary "Kay") Coon, both of Pekin; six grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
She was a member of Pekin Eagles Aerie 1869 Auxiliary.
She attended South Pekin Congregational Church.
Services will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Preston-Hanley Funeral Home, Pekin Chapel. The Rev. Thomas Cone will officiate. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 tonight at the funeral home. Burial will be in Lakeside Cemetery in Pekin.
Memorials may be made to her church.
CAPTION: L. Josephine Combis (1996) Caption: L. Josephine Combis (1996)