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Obituary: COMBS, JOAN


Joan L. Combs1932-2012Salt LakeJoan Larsen Combs "Buddy", surrounded by her loving family, returned to her Heavenly Father on June 11, 2012 in Salt Lake City, Utah at the age of "29 again". Joan was born June 30, 1932 in Salt Lake City, Utah to Alma Larsen and Margaret James. She married Ned Bryan Combs in the Salt Lake temple on January 26, 1955. Joan spent many years as an ordinance worker in the Salt Lake temple. Joan was loved by all who knew her and touched everyone she came in contact with. She will be greatly missed. Joan is survived by her husband Ned, their children Bryan (Jennifer), Becky (Bryce) Limb, Clydia (Dan) Davis, Gordon (single and available), Jim (AnneElise), 20 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren and her brothers Jim, Dean, and Boyd Larsen. She was preceded in death by her parents Alma and Margaret Larsen and her brothers Art and Shirley. Thanks to all at IMC especially those on the 14th, 12th, and 9th floors who cared for her over the last two months, all of whom she loved dearly. Funeral services will be held Friday June 15, 2012, 12:00 noon at the Olympus 2nd Ward LDS Chapel (3070 E Nila Way) with a viewing from 11:00-11:45. Family and friends may call Thursday evening from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Larkin Sunset Lawn Mortuary (2350 E 1300 S).