Carolyn S. Combs, 67, of Silver Lake, Ind., passed away at 9:07 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013, at Kosciusko Community Hospital, Warsaw, Ind.
She was born Aug. 24, 1945, in Elwood, Ind., to Ralph and Mary (McMinn) Shepard. She married Bob Combs in Bedford, Ind., on Nov. 13, 1964, who preceded her in death.
She was a teacher’s aid for 10 years at Silver Lake Elementary School. She also was a cashier at Owens Supermarket for 17 years. Carolyn was a member of the Silver Lake Wesleyan Church. Carolyn loved her grandchildren and the Cubs.
She is survived by two daughters: Ann (Derek) Shilling, Silver Lake; and Missy (John) Helton, Silver Lake; one son: Mike Combs, Wabash, Ind.; two grandchildren: Vinny and Scout Shilling; two brothers: Terry (Judy) Shepard, Fairmont, Ind.; and Jim Shepard, Elwood, Ind.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband and one brother.
Visitation will be from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 6, at McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapel, Warsaw. A funeral service with be at 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 7, at the funeral home with Pastor Jim Robbins officiating. Burial will be at Lakeview Cemetery, Silver Lake.
Memorial contributions are to be made to McHatton Sadler Funeral Chapel, 2290 Provident Ct., Warsaw, IN 46580.