LaCombe, David Otto
December 6, 1942 – June 1, 2018
Age 75 of West St. Paul. Gentle, loving husband, father, brother, uncle and friend, passed away Friday, June 1, 2018. Preceded in death by his parents David and Louise (Bayliss) LaCombe. Survived by wife, Connye (Haider), sons Mark and David (Janessa), sisters Marie Ziebarth, Marilynn Steiner, and Susan Mattson, and many nieces and nephews. Dave was born December 6, 1942 in Minneapolis. He graduated from West High School and studied at the University of Minnesota before joining the Air Force. Dave then took his quick wit and outgoing personality into a career in sales. Dave’s passions were music and vintage European cars which led to museum tours at home and abroad and a collection of several hundred models. He enjoyed countless hours with his friends at the South Saint Paul Airport, remarking that it was his job to provide the humor. He and Connye traveled the back roads in their convertible, often seeking out tractor shows. Dave loved being social and is sponsoring one more party on July 15 for friends and family to share memories and anecdotes of this remarkable man. Memorials may go to KFAI Radio at kfai.org/support-us. (Published in the Pioneer Press on June 10, 2018).