DOUGLAS L. COOMBER, 65 FREEPORT - Douglas L. Coomber, 65, of Freeport, died Saturday April 26, 2014 at FHN Memorial Hospital in Freeport. He was born on December 17, 1948 in Freeport, IL; the son of Melvin and Doris (Buske) Coomber. He graduated from Freeport High School in 1966. From there he served his country in Vietnam from 1966 to 1969. He worked for the United States Postal Service for over twenty five years. He was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Freeport. Douglas is survived by his mother Doris Coomber of Freeport, Il,; his sister Judy (Jerry) Calvert of Houston, TX; his uncle Glenn (Eunice) Coomber of Freeport, IL; his sister-in-law Barbara Coomber of Freeport, IL; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins. He was preceded in death by his father Melvin Coomber; his brother Jerry Coomber; and one nephew. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday May 1, 2014 at Burke-Tubbs Funeral Home in Freeport with the Rev. Dr. Willis Schwichtenberg officiating. Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until the time of service. In lieu of flowers a memorial has been established in his memory. Please visit www.burketubbs.com to sign his guestbook and to share memories.
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Published in The Journal-Standard from Apr. 29 to Apr. 30, 2014