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Homer Lee Combs 

Born - Saturday, January 15,1876

Peru, Nemaha County, Nebraska

Married - Wednesday, August 10, 1898,

Died -  Thursday, October 30, 1958

Auburn, Nemaha County, Nebraska

Buried - Sunday, November 2, 1958

Sheridan Cemetery

Auburn, Nemaha County, Nebraska

Section-8   Lot-936   Row-04



Homer L. Combs

Homer L. Combs, son of Mr. and Mrs. M. J. Combs was born

January 15, 1875 at Peru and passed away at the Tushia Hospital,

Auburn, Thursday, October 30, 1958, at the age of 83 years,

nine months and ten days.


On August 10, 1898 he was married to Della Ninceheiser and

they celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary in August.


He was in the government mail service for 35 yeas before retiring.


He is survived by his wife, Della, and three children, Pearl Steiner

of Burchard; Chester of Lemon Grove, California; and Lawrence

of Peru. A daughter, Bessie Munsell, preceded him in death.


He also leaves a sister, Dora, of Cortez, Colorado, and two brothers,

Elmer of Arcadia and Neal of Hastings, nine grandchildren and

five great-grandchildren and a host of relatives and friends.


Funeral services were held on Sunday, November 2, 1958, at

3 p.m., at the May and Timm Funeral Home in Auburn with

Rev. Ward Merritt, officiating.


Pallbearers were Eldon Ninceheiser, Harold Ninceheiser,

Merlin Ninceheiser, Everett Heywood and Glen Moody.


Interment was in Sheridan cemetery with May and Timm in

charge of arrangements.


Relatives from out of town who came to attend the funeral were;

Mr. and Mrs. Charles Adcock of Kearney; Mr. and Mrs. Elmer

Adcock and Nadine of Milford; Mr. and Mrs. Neal Combs and

Robert Brommer of Hastings; Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Combs of

St. Joseph, Missouri; Mrs. Ralph Ramond of Falls City;

Mrs. Harry Bunge and Mr. and Mrs. Byford Cameron of

Lincoln; Mr. and Mrs. Robert Fletcher and son of Beatrice.


Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Adcock, Mr. and Mrs. Vern Ninceheliser,

Mrs. and Mrs. Bill Henderson, all from Brock; Mr. and Mrs. Frank

Heywood and daughter, Ida May, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Ninceheiser,

Mr. and Mrs. Everett Heywood, all from Peru; Mr. Robert Heywood

and daughter, Mrs. Adams from Summerfield, Kansas; and Mr.

and Mrs. John Burger from Greeley, Colorado.


Nemaha County Herald


November 14, 1958




Combs Family - Tombstone  - Sheridan Cemetery - Auburn



Homer Combs - Tombstone - Sheridan Cemetery - Auburn



Wife - Della Daisy (Nincehelser) Combs

Born - Friday, June 20, 1879

Auburn, Nemaha County, Nebraska

Died - Friday, March 28, 1969

Buried - Monday, March 31, 1969

Sheridan Cemetery

Auburn, Nemaha County, Nebraska

Section-8  Lot-936 Row-04
Auburn, Nemaha County, Nebraska

Parents - Absolum & Ida (Bergler) Nincehelser

Della (Nincehelser) Combs - Sheridan Cemetery -Auburn






Order of The Eastern Star




Della D. Combs was born at Auburn on June 20, 1879, the daughter of Absolum and Ida Bergler Nincehelser. She grew up on the farm seven miles north of Auburn, where she attended Center school.  On August 10, 1898, she was united in marriage to Homer L. Combs.
After their marriage they farmed for a time in the Auburn vicinity. Mr. and Mrs. Combs then moved into Auburn 60 years ago when Mr. Combs entered the mail service.

Homer passed away October 30, 1958.  Mrs. Combs was a member of the Methodist church. She was also a member of the Eastern Star for many years.
She was preceded in death by five brothers, two sisters and one daughter. Mrs. Combs passed away on March 28, 1969 at the age of 89 years, nine months and eight days.
Those left to mourn her passing are two sons, Chester Combs of Lemon Grove, California, and Lawrence Combs of Peru; one daughter, Mrs. Pearl Steiner of Auburn; three brothers, Ed and Ray Nincehelser of Nebraska City and George Nincehelser of Auburn; one sister, Mrs. John Moody of Auburn; ten grandchildren and twenty-two great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held March 31 at the May and Timm chapel, conducted by Reverend Gordon Patterson. Mrs. Vernon Strole was soloist and Mrs. Kenneth Andrew was organist.
Pallbearers were Glen Moody, Harold Adcock, Everett Heywood, Lloyd Nincehelser, Harold Nincehelser and Merlin Nincehelser. Mrs. Everett Heywood and Mrs. Merlin Nincehelser were in charge of flowers. Burial was in Sheridan cemetery.


Nemaha County Herald


April 11, 1969




Daughter - Pearl D. (Combs) Steiner

Born - October 4, 1899

Nemaha County, Nebraska

Married -  June 1, 1929

Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska

Died -  January 23, 1994

Lewiston, Pawnee County, Nebraska

Husband - Alvin Raymond Steiner

Born -  June 1, 1901- Steinauer, Pawnee County, Nebraska

Died -  December 4, 1965

Buried - Salem's Cemetery
Steinauer, Pawnee County, Nebraska

Father - Joseph William Steiner

Mother - Wilhelmine Sophia "Pearl" (Hecht) Steiner


Daughter - Bessie F. (Combs) Munsell

Born - 1902

Nemaha County, Nebraska

Died - 1939

Buried - Sheridan Cemetery

Auburn, Nemaha County, Nebraska

Section-8  Lot-936 Row-04

Husband - John Munsell

Bessie (Combs) Munsell - Sheridan Cemetery - Auburn



Son - Chester Cornelius Combs

Born -  April 18, 1903

Nemaha County, Nebraska

Died -  May 24, 1989

Lemon Grove, San Diego County, California

Wife - Wauneta (Martin) Combs

Son - Lawrence Homer Combs

Born - May 24, 1909

Auburn, Nemaha County, Nebraska

Died -  December 29, 2009

Lincoln, Lancaster County, Nebraska

Buried - Mount Vernon Cemetery

Peru, Nemaha County, Nebraska

Section-4   Lot-263

Wife - Ellen Evelyn (Priest) Combs

Born -  June 27, 1916 - Nebraska City, Otoe County, Nebraska

Died -  February 13, 2007 - Lincoln, Lancaster County, Nebraska

Lawrence & Ellen Combs




Sister - Minnie Jane (Combs) Adcock

Born - Wednesday, September 23,1874


Brother - Cornelius H. Combs 

Born -  January 19,1877 - Nebraska

Married - November 30, 1905

Harlan County County, Nebraska

Died - July 1968

Hastings, Adams, Nebraska

Wife - Grace (Jeffrey) Combs

Born - 1885 - Nebraska

Father - J. Jeffrey


Brother - Elmer Cornelius Combs

Born - August 1878 - Nebraska


Sister - Dora Bell (Combs) Davis

Born - 1883 - Nebraska

Husband - Clarence A. Davis

Born - 1887 - Kentucky

Son - Vernon Davis

Born -1919 - Colorado


Sister - Sarah Amanda Combs

Born - 1887 - Nebraska


Veteran of the Civil WarFather - Monroe Jackson Combs

Mother - Julia Evelyn (Roberts) Combs




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