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“I Am so sorry to hear of the loss of your mother may god bless you all . I knew her son Gerald when my family lived in Beaver Iowa until my family...Read More »
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“Doug & Dar I'm so sorry for your loss. I'll keep you in my thoughts & prayers during this difficult time. ”
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Wilma M. McComb, of Ogden, Iowa, entered into eternal rest on Saturday, January 16, 2016, at the age of 91 years 2 months old at the Eastern Star Masonic Home in Boone.

Funeral services will be held 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, January 20, 2016, at the Community United Methodist Church in Ogden. Rev. Gary Hoyt will officiate. Burial will be in the Beaver Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday, from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m., at the Community United Methodist Church. For online obituaries and condolences please visit: www.carsonstappfuneralhome.com

Wilma Marion (Gute) McComb the youngest of seven children was born to William Gute and Rushie (Visner) Gute on November 16, 1924. Wilma grew up in Carroll County, Iowa, going to school at Oak Hill country school northwest of Coon Rapids, Iowa. Wilma went through the 8th grade at which time she started working in various homes helping with the daily chores at that time.

Through one of Wilma's sisters, she met the love of her life and on June 1, 1952, married Harold McComb. To this union four sons were born: The couple lived and farmed northwest of Beaver, tilling the soil until retiring in the fall of 1985. They stayed on the farm until moving to Ogden in June of 1988.

Wilma loved to garden and canned or froze the fruits of her labor. Wilma loved to go fishing or playing cards with friends and family. Perhaps the favorite thing in her life was feeding anyone who came to her door. Wilma was happiest whenever she had something on the stove or in the oven.

Survivors include her husband of 63 years, Harold McComb of Ogden, Iowa; four sons, Gerald (Connie) McComb of Yale, Iowa; Alan McComb of Grand Junction, Iowa,
Douglas McComb of Ogden, Iowa, and Darwin McComb of Ogden, Iowa; one sister, Ruth Gravitt of Coon Rapids, Iowa; many nieces, nephews, cousins, and many friends to numerous to name.

Preceding Wilma in death were her parents, William and Rushie Gute, two brothers, Frank Gute and Clarence Gute, and three sisters, Isabell Annear, Edith Kopaska, and Clara Lyons.

Memorials may be left to the discretion of the family.