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Ellis "Butch" LaCombe

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Ellis "Butch" LaCombe Obituary
LaCombe, Ellis "Butch"
78, of Glendale, Az. passed away, August 26, 2016, due to brain cancer. Born in Green Bay, Wi. to Ellis and Eileen LaCombe, "Butch" was a devoted Packer fan and shareholder. He proudly flew the Packer flag every Sunday. Truly a "Cheeesehead" Being the oldest of 11 children, he began his working career at age 14 with his dad, a Mack dealer. That spanned a career of 58 years in the trucking business with Mack, Cummins, and Kenworth. Butch was a well-known, and respected member of the trucking industry, for his honesty, expertise and work ethic. He also proudly served his country for 7 ½ yrs. in the US Army Reserves. Butch and Sherry married in 1967 and raised their 2 sons in Phoenix, AZ. Preceded in death by parents Ellis and Eileen and brother Jack. Butch will be deeply missed by his wife of 49 yrs., Children: Shawn (Shannon), Dean (Tiffany), Jacque (Paul) Chris and Gerald. Grandchildren: Justin, Jordan, Jenna, Cameron, Mason, Chance, Garret, Chad, and Billy. Great grandchildren: Anna, Kate, Benny, Ryleigh. Siblings: Tom, Darlene, Mary, Peggy, Richard, Michael, Larry, Bruce and Barbara. A celebration of life will be held October 1, 2016, 4 - 7 pm, at Arrowhead Country Club, 19888 N. 73rd Ave. Glendale, Az. 85308. In lieu of flowers a donation to Midwestern University Body Donor program in his name may be made at https://www.midwestern.edu
Published in The Arizona Republic on Sept. 11, 2016
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