Michael Newcombe

Michael S. Newcombe, 48, of Chicago died March 4, 2003, at Loyola University Medical Center.

He was born Sept. 28, 1954, in Chicago, the son of Forrest Newcombe and Carolyn Barkley Van Order. He married Mary Lou Maggio in Chicago on Oct. 4, 1980. She survives.

Also surviving are his parents Forrest Newcombe of Macomb, and Carolyn (and Sonny) Van Order of Vermont; one son, Jeremiah of Chicago; and one sister, Michelle (Joseph) Rossmiller of Macomb.

He was preceded in death by maternal grandparents Frank and Irene Barkley; and paternal grandparents, Ernest and Eunice Newcombe.

Burial was in Queen of Heavens Cemetery in Hillside. A memorial service will be held at a later date, with date and time to be announced.

He was a weather spotter.

Memorials may be made to McDonough County Animal Shelter, Macomb Salvation Army Disaster Response Team, Macomb Red Cross Disaster Response Team or to a charity of the donor's choice.


Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 4/2/2003

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