Grace was born December 24, 1928, in Storm Lake to Harold and Mary Peck.
She graduated from St. Mary's High School in Storm Lake, and later married Robert Zoma Coombs at St. Mary's Parish on May 21, 1949. She lived in California and Iowa before retiring to Arizona. Her interests included camping, fishing, gardening, sewing, crocheting, and crossword puzzles. She was a loving daughter, sister, mother, grandmother, and friend who put everyone else's needs before her own.
Grace is survived by her husband, Robert Zoma Coombs; her children, Lynn (Steve) Walton; Scott (Lori) Coombs; and Pam (Charlie) Yeager; seven grandchildren; 15 great grandchildren; sisters Katie Letts of Cherokee, Bernice Henke of Cherokee, and Rosie Charbonneau of Sioux City; a brother, Bob Peck of Storm Lake; three sisters-in-law - Betty Peck of Storm Lake, Lois Peck of Storm Lake and Gloria Lansford of Oregon; and many nieces and nephews.
The family extends most sincere thanks to the staff at Extended Family, where she lived for the past year. In her increasing battle against dementia, the staff at Extended Family were always patient and loving to her. Condolences can be sent to 8025 East Nicaragua Drive, Tucson, AZ 85730.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Alzheimer's Foundation of America in Grace Coombs' name by visiting their website at www.alzfdn.org or by calling 1-866-232-8484.