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Mark Allen Combs 1959 - 2019
Mark Allen Combs 1959 - 2019

GREAT BEND — Mark Allen Combs, 60, passed away September 11, 2019, at Kansas Heart Hospital, Wichita. He was born August 17, 1959, at Hutchinson to Clarence “Chief” & Florence “Jean” (Berry) Combs. He married Helen Lamatsch April 30, 1983, at Great Bend. She survives. 

Coming from Hutchinson in the late 1970s, Mark was a Great Bend resident. He was an auto salesman for several auto dealerships. Mark was a member of St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church in Great Bend, Olmitz Knights of Columbus and the Great Bend American Legion. He enjoyed car shows, hunting, fishing, 4 wheeling, motorcycles and his Chevelle. He was a KU and Chiefs fan.  

Survivors include, his wife Helen of the home; son Jeremy Combs and wife Crystal of Great Bend; one brother, Robert “Mike” Combs and wife Rosalyn of Augusta, GA; three nieces; two nephews; and three grandchildren, Bryson Combs, Madison Combs and Ava Combs. He was preceded in death by his parents; and a brother, Russell Combs. 

Visitation will be held from 1-5 p.m., Friday, September 13, 2019, at Bryant Funeral Home. Vigil service will be held at 7 p.m., Friday, September 13, 2019, at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m., Saturday, September 14, 2019, at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church. Interment will be at Hillcrest Memorial Park. Memorials are suggested to the Grandchildren’s Education Fund, in care of Bryant Funeral Home. 

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Funeral arrangements provided by

Bryant Funeral Home

1425 Patton Road

Great Bend, KS 67530

Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, Sept. 12, 2019