Eugene W. LaCombe, 67, of Porterfield, passed away on Wednesday, August 7, 2013, at Bay Area Medical Center. Eugene was born on October 16, 1945, to Harold and Anita (Steinbrecher) LaCombe in Menominee, Mich.
Eugene graduated from Marinette High School in 1963 and farmed in Porterfield since he was 18 years old. Eugene married Susan Brissette on October 14, 1967, at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Walsh. Eugene loved spending time with his grandchildren and family. He collected antique tractors and enjoyed golfing in his spare time. In addition to running the farm, Eugene owned and operated Marinette Farm and Garden for 15 years and had worked at Westlund Bus Line for 35 years. He was a Town of Porterfield Supervisor for many years and was currently the Chairman.
Eugene is survived by two sons: Michael (Gina) LaCombe and Jon "Nick" (Rae) LaCombe, both of Marinette; three daughters: Michelle (Donald) Weijola of Woodstock, Ill., Angela (Robert) LaCrosse of Green Bay, Wis. and Renee LaCombe of Marinette; special family friend, Keith Franks of Marinette; two brothers: Rodney (Peggy) LaCombe of Crivitz, Adrian (Shelley) LaCombe of Marinette; and two grandchildren: Savanah and Carter. Eugene was preceded in death by his parents.
Friends may call at SS. Joseph & Edward Parish on Friday, August 9th from 9 a.m. to noon. A Funeral Mass will follow at noon with Reverend William Stengel officiating.
Burial will be in St. Joseph's Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers a memorial fund has been established.
Thielen Funeral Home is assisting the family.