Ruth Marie Holcombe1

b. circa 1925
     Ruth Marie Holcombe was born circa 1925 at MI.1 She was the daughter of James Andrew Holcombe and Pearl Lewis.1 Ruth Marie Holcombe married James Alfred Williard.1

Citations

  1. [S829] Mrs. Don Cope, "Moses Holcombe," e-mail to James H. Holcombe, 25 June 2001.

Ethel Mae Holcombe1

b. circa 1902
     Ethel Mae Holcombe was born circa 1902.1 She was the daughter of Levi L. Holcombe and Victoria Mae Washburn.1 Ethel Mae Holcombe married Harold Lynn Ball on 14 July 1920 at Lapeer, Lapeer Co., MI.1

Citations

  1. [S829] Mrs. Don Cope, "Moses Holcombe," e-mail to James H. Holcombe, 25 June 2001.

Edwin Elmer Holcombe1

b. 17 November 1905, d. 15 January 1960
     Edwin Elmer Holcombe was born on 17 November 1905 at MI.1,2 He was the son of Edward James Holcombe and Maude Angela Hellems.1 Edwin Elmer Holcombe married Norma Eileen Boadway on 17 January 1934.3 Edwin Elmer Holcombe died on 15 January 1960 at San Bernadino Co., CA, at age 54.1,2 He was buried at Elmwood Cemetery, Yale, St. Clair Co., MI.4

Citations

  1. [S829] Mrs. Don Cope, "Moses Holcombe," e-mail to James H. Holcombe, 25 June 2001.
  2. [S182] Social Security Death Index (on-line), Ancestry.com, SSDI, Ancestry.com, ssan # 385-05-7281.
  3. [S807] Find A Grave, online http://www.findagrave.com, memorial # 162464353.
  4. [S807] Find A Grave, online http://www.findagrave.com, memorial # 37022486.

Marjorie Holcombe1

     Marjorie Holcombe was the daughter of Levi L. Holcombe and Victoria Mae Washburn.1 Marjorie Holcombe died; at age 4.

Citations

  1. [S829] Mrs. Don Cope, "Moses Holcombe," e-mail to James H. Holcombe, 25 June 2001.

Van Crider1

d. 8 May 1988
     Van Crider married Norma Eileen Boadway on 1 April 1967.1 Van Crider died on 8 May 1988.1

Citations

  1. [S807] Find A Grave, online http://www.findagrave.com, memorial # 162464353.

Clare Modsley Holcombe1

b. 11 August 1903, d. 14 November 1964
     Clare Modsley Holcombe was born on 11 August 1903 at Cass City, Tuscola Co., MI.1 He was the son of Levi L. Holcombe and Victoria Mae Washburn.1 Clare Modsley Holcombe married Goldie Gibbons on 31 March 1923 at Royal Oak, MI.2 Clare Modsley Holcombe married Carrie Nettie Swinson on 10 October 1928 at Lapeer, Lapeer Co., MI.3 Clare Modsley Holcombe died on 14 November 1964 at Midland, Midland Co., MI, at age 61.1

Children of Clare Modsley Holcombe and Carrie Nettie Swinson

Citations

  1. [S829] Mrs. Don Cope, "Moses Holcombe," e-mail to James H. Holcombe, 25 June 2001.
  2. [S336] Ancestry.com, Michigan, Marriage Records, 1867-1952.
  3. [S336] Ancestry.com, Michigan, County Marriages, 1822-1940.

Carrie Nettie Swinson1

b. 26 August 1907, d. 20 July 1974
     Carrie Nettie Swinson was born on 26 August 1907 at Decker, Sanilac Co., MI.1 She married Clare Modsley Holcombe, son of Levi L. Holcombe and Victoria Mae Washburn, on 10 October 1928 at Lapeer, Lapeer Co., MI.1 Carrie Nettie Swinson died on 20 July 1974 at Miidland, Midland Co., MI, at age 66.

Children of Carrie Nettie Swinson and Clare Modsley Holcombe

Citations

  1. [S336] Ancestry.com, Michigan, County Marriages, 1822-1940.
  2. [S829] Mrs. Don Cope, "Moses Holcombe," e-mail to James H. Holcombe, 25 June 2001.

Goldie Gibbons

b. circa 1903
     Goldie Gibbons was born circa 1903. She married Clare Modsley Holcombe, son of Levi L. Holcombe and Victoria Mae Washburn, on 31 March 1923 at Royal Oak, MI.1

Citations

  1. [S336] Ancestry.com, Michigan, Marriage Records, 1867-1952.

Russell Lee Holcombe1

b. 25 May 1907
     Russell Lee Holcombe was born on 25 May 1907.1 He was the son of Edward James Holcombe and Maude Angela Hellems.1 Russell Lee Holcombe married Naomi Morris.1

Citations

  1. [S829] Mrs. Don Cope, "Moses Holcombe," e-mail to James H. Holcombe, 25 June 2001.

Avis Agnes Holcombe1

b. 15 June 1931
     Avis Agnes Holcombe was born on 15 June 1931.1 She was the daughter of Clare Modsley Holcombe and Carrie Nettie Swinson.1 Avis Agnes Holcombe married Herbert Franklin Hurley on 27 August 1949 at Auerill Methodist Church, Midland, Midland Co., MI.1,2

Citations

  1. [S829] Mrs. Don Cope, "Moses Holcombe," e-mail to James H. Holcombe, 25 June 2001.
  2. [S336] Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com. Michigan, Marriage Records, 1867-1952 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2015.

Donald James Cope1

b. 16 December 1914, d. 10 October 2008
     Donald James Cope was born on 16 December 1914 at Brockway, St. Clair Co., MI.1 He married Gladys Irene Holcombe, daughter of Edward James Holcombe and Maude Angela Hellems, on 19 June 1937 at Brockway, St. Clair Co., MI.1 Donald James Cope died on 10 October 2008 at Yale, St. Clair Co., MI, at age 93.1

Citations

  1. [S807] Find A Grave, online http://www.findagrave.com, memorial # 30541793.

Robert Glen Holcombe1

b. 22 December 1919, d. 28 September 2016
     Robert Glen Holcombe was born on 22 December 1919 at Yale, St. Clair Co., MI.1,2 He was the son of Edward James Holcombe and Maude Angela Hellems.1 Robert Glen Holcombe married Ruth Jurn on 14 June 1946.1 Robert Glen Holcombe died on 28 September 2016 at Mussey, St. Clair Co., MI, at age 96.1 He was buried on 2 October 2016 at Pine Hill Cemetery, Capac, St. Clair Co., MI.2

Mr. Glen Robert Holcomb, of Mussey Township, passed away at the venerable age of 96 years 9 months and 6 days on Wednesday, September 28, 2016, at his home.

Glen Robert, the son of the late Edward and Maude Hellems Holcomb, was born December 22, 1919, in Yale.

On June 14, 1946, Mr. Glen Holcomb was united in marriage with Miss Ruth Jurn was, in Capac. Ruth died Wednesday, January 12, 2000.

Glen served his country as Tech 5th class with the U.S. Army during WWII from 1942 to 1945, with the 7th Army and traveled extensively around Europe and Northern Africa.

He attended Cole United Methodist Church and the former Cole Country School, where the church now stands, until the eighth grade before staying home to help with responsibilities of the family farm.

After remodeling the Kaufman Country School House into his family home, Glen began his carpentry career and he worked with local carpenters until his retirement in 1982. After his retirement he enjoyed building furniture including many beautiful pieces for his family.

Mr. Holcomb is survived by:
…his children,
……son Lyle Holcomb and
……daughter, Lynn Cook both of Capac;
…three grandchildren,
……Troy (Jennifer) Cook,
……April (Armond) Gary and
……Michelle Garcia,
…7 great-grandchildren,
……Coty, Austin, Alex, Nicholas,
……Tressa, Gabriel, and Elijah,
…a step-great-grandson, AJ Gary;
…as well as many nieces, nephews and friends.

He was preceded in death by:
…his parents,
……Edward Holcomb and
……Maude Holcomb, nee Hellems;
…his beloved wife of 53 years,
……Ruth Holcomb, nee Jurn;
…his four brothers,
……Lloyd, Clare, Ed, and Russell Holcomb,
…his sister,
……Gladys Cope;
…his son-in-law,
……Donald Cook;
…and grandson-in-law,
……Eric Ludden.

Visitation for family and friends of Mr. Glen Robert Holcomb will be held on Sunday, October 2, 2016, from 2:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Kaatz Funeral Directors, Yale.

Funeral services will be 11:30 a.m. Monday, October 2, 2016, with 10:30 a.m. visiting. Rev. Christopher Titus, pastor of Cole United Methodist Church, Brockway Township, will officiate.

Burial with military honors will be in Pine Hill Cemetery, Mussey Township.

Memorials are suggested to the:
…Cole United Methodist Church
…7015 Carson Rd
…Yale, Michigan 48097

or to the
…Blue Water Hospice Homeý-Main Office
…1430 Military Street, Suite A
…Marysville, Michigan 48060-5912
…https://vnabwh.com/make-a-gift/.

Arrangements and obituary provided by the
Kaatz Funeral Directors - Yale
10 S Main St
Yale, Michigan 48097-3380
http://www.kaatzfunerals.com/

Printed in “The (Port Huron, Michigan) Times Herald”, Friday, September 30, 2016, thru Saturday, October 1, 2016

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Visitation for Family and Friends
…Kaatz Funeral Directors – Yale
……10 S Main St
……Yale, St. Clair County, Michigan
…Sunday, October 2, 2016
……from 2:00 to 8:00 p.m.

Visitation and Memorial Service
…Kaatz Funeral Directors – Yale
……10 S Main St
……Yale, St. Clair County, Michigan
…Monday, October 3, 2016
……Visitation from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
……Service at 11:30 a.m.

Committal Service and Interment
…Pine Hill Cemetery
…5246 Hackman Road
…Mussey Township-Capac, Michigan 48014.

Citations

  1. [S807] Find A Grave, online http://www.findagrave.com, memorial # 170733767.
  2. [S829] Mrs. Don Cope, "Moses Holcombe," e-mail to James H. Holcombe, 25 June 2001.

Joseph David Holcombe1

b. 5 November 1872, d. 4 May 1928
     Joseph David Holcombe was born on 5 November 1872.1 He was the son of Samuel Eliflet Holcombe and Amy Philinda Griffin.1 Joseph David Holcombe married Susie Stracenrider on 6 April 1917.1 Joseph David Holcombe died on 4 May 1928 at age 55.1 He was buried at Elmwood Cemetery, Yale, St. Clair Co., MI.1

Children of Joseph David Holcombe and Susie Stracenrider

Citations

  1. [S829] Mrs. Don Cope, "Moses Holcombe," e-mail to James H. Holcombe, 25 June 2001.

Mona G. Holcombe1

b. circa 1935
     Mona G. Holcombe was born circa 1935 at MI.1,2 She was the daughter of Clare Modsley Holcombe and Carrie Nettie Swinson.1 Mona G. Holcombe married Frank E. Keelean.1

Citations

  1. [S829] Mrs. Don Cope, "Moses Holcombe," e-mail to James H. Holcombe, 25 June 2001.
  2. [S749] 1940 Federal Census.

Earl Zisler1

     Earl Zisler married Florence Holcombe, daughter of Joseph David Holcombe and Susie Stracenrider.1

Citations

  1. [S829] Mrs. Don Cope, "Moses Holcombe," e-mail to James H. Holcombe, 25 June 2001.

Phyllis Cron1

     Phyllis Cron married James L. Holcombe, son of Clare Modsley Holcombe and Carrie Nettie Swinson.1

Citations

  1. [S829] Mrs. Don Cope, "Moses Holcombe," e-mail to James H. Holcombe, 25 June 2001.

Joseph Holcombe1

     Joseph Holcombe was the son of Joseph David Holcombe and Susie Stracenrider.1 Joseph Holcombe married Clara Margodt.1

Citations

  1. [S829] Mrs. Don Cope, "Moses Holcombe," e-mail to James H. Holcombe, 25 June 2001.

Genevieve Nora Smith1

b. 1 November 1909, d. 21 January 2008
     Genevieve Nora Smith was born on 1 November 1909 at Detroit, Wayne Co, MI.1 She married Vernon H. Holcombe, son of Levi L. Holcombe and Victoria Mae Washburn, on 27 August 1930 at Lucas Co., OH.1 Genevieve Nora Smith died on 21 January 2008 at Pigeon, Huron Co., MI, at age 98.1

When they were married in Ohio, both Vernon and Genevieve indicated that they were currently residents of Michigan.

Children of Genevieve Nora Smith and Vernon H. Holcombe

Citations

  1. [S336] Ancestry.com, Ohio, County Marriages, 1774-1993.
  2. [S829] Mrs. Don Cope, "Moses Holcombe," e-mail to James H. Holcombe, 25 June 2001.

Moses Alexandar Cunningham1

d. circa 1911
     Moses Alexandar Cunningham married Lily Holcombe, daughter of Samuel Eliflet Holcombe and Amy Philinda Griffin, on 11 December 1909 at Redding, CA.1 Moses Alexandar Cunningham died circa 1911.1

Citations

  1. [S829] Mrs. Don Cope, "Moses Holcombe," e-mail to James H. Holcombe, 25 June 2001.

Lois June Holcombe1

b. 15 July 1932, d. 14 April 2006
     Lois June Holcombe was born on 15 July 1932 at Detroit, Wayne Co, MI.1 She was the daughter of Vernon H. Holcombe and Genevieve Nora Smith.1 Lois June Holcombe married Raymond William Bruderick.1 Lois June Holcombe died on 14 April 2006 at Bad Axe, Huron Co., MI, at age 73.1

Citations

  1. [S829] Mrs. Don Cope, "Moses Holcombe," e-mail to James H. Holcombe, 25 June 2001.

Harry Steele

     Harry Steele married Lily Holcombe, daughter of Samuel Eliflet Holcombe and Amy Philinda Griffin, on 5 December 1913 at MI.

Margette Kerns1

     Margette Kerns married Levi Holcombe, son of Levi L. Holcombe and Victoria Mae Washburn.1

Child of Margette Kerns and Levi Holcombe

Citations

  1. [S829] Mrs. Don Cope, "Moses Holcombe," e-mail to James H. Holcombe, 25 June 2001.

Orlando Holcombe1

b. 1852, d. 16 November 1927
     Orlando Holcombe was born in 1852.1 He was the son of Sidney Holcombe and Amanda Smith.1 Orlando Holcombe married Anis Cheeseman.1 Orlando Holcombe died on 16 November 1927.1

Orlando and Anne were enumerated in the 1910 Brockway, St. Clair Co., MI, federal census. He was a farmer age 58, she was 51. Children in the household were Arthur 23, and daughter-in-law Millicent 20.2

Children of Orlando Holcombe and Anis Cheeseman

Citations

  1. [S829] Mrs. Don Cope, "Moses Holcombe," e-mail to James H. Holcombe, 25 June 2001.
  2. [S363] 1910 Federal Census,.
  3. [S39] 1920 Federal Census, unknown repository address, Year: 1920; Census Place: Yale, St Clair, Michigan; Roll: T625_795; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 135
    Ancestry.com. 1920 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010. Images reproduced by FamilySearch.

Kathleen Bridget Chappell1

b. 8 September 1912, d. 21 January 1982
     Kathleen Bridget Chappell was born on 8 September 1912 at PA.1,2 She married Bruce Freeman Holcombe, son of Levi L. Holcombe and Victoria Mae Washburn, on 13 May 1931 at Detroit, Wayne Co, MI.1,3 Kathleen Bridget Chappell died on 21 January 1982 at Cass City, Tuscola Co., MI, at age 69.2 She was buried at Novesta Township Cemetery, Cass City, Tuscola Co., MI.2

Children of Kathleen Bridget Chappell and Bruce Freeman Holcombe

Citations

  1. [S829] Mrs. Don Cope, "Moses Holcombe," e-mail to James H. Holcombe, 25 June 2001.
  2. [S807] Find A Grave, online http://www.findagrave.com, memorial # 66193783.
  3. [S336] Ancestry.com, Michigan, Marriage Records, 1867-1952.

Arthur Elmer Holcombe1

b. 7 August 1886
     Arthur Elmer Holcombe was born on 7 August 1886 at MI.1 He was the son of Orlando Holcombe and Anis Cheeseman.1 Arthur Elmer Holcombe married Millicent L. Irwin on 16 September 1909.1

Citations

  1. [S829] Mrs. Don Cope, "Moses Holcombe," e-mail to James H. Holcombe, 25 June 2001.