MAYME A. COOMBEMayme A. Coombe, 94, of Eveleth died Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012 at her home
Mayme A. Coombe, 94, of Eveleth died Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012 at her home.
She was born on Jan. 17, 1918 to Jacob and Mary (Lukanc) Semich in Eveleth.
Mayme was a graduate of Eveleth High School in 1935. On July 8, 1939 she was united in marriage to William T. Coombe in Virginia, Minn. She worked as a seamstress for Cluett Peabody Shirt factory and was a clerk at the F.W. Woolworth. Mayme was a member of SNPJ having served as president; All-Slav Club; Past Noble grand of the Rebekah's, Eveleth Senior Citizens; Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America and the Happy Hour Singers at the Eveleth Nursing Home for over 20 years.
She is survived by her sons, William Thomas (Tom) (Carol) Coombe Jr. of Eveleth and Douglas J. (Louise) Coombe of Hibbing; daughters, Phyllis Torrel and Elizabeth (Dan) Biondich both of Eveleth; 10 grandchildren, 16 great grandchildren; sisters-in-law, Anita Semich of Rapid City, South Dakota, Dorothy Barboni of Boynton Beach, Florida; brother-in-law Roy (Katy) Coombe of Biwabik and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband William; brother Jack Semich and sister Angie Mallaro.
MEMORIAL SERVICE: 11 a.m. Monday, Dec. 17, 2012 in Cron-Sheehy Funeral Home Chapel in Eveleth. Visitation will be one hour before the service in the chapel. Inurnment will be at Eveleth Cemetery. To sign the guest book online and to leave a memorial message, go to: www.cron-sheehy.com --
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