Ronald Allen Combs, 67, of Lewistown, Mont., died Friday, April 24, 2013, after a tough battle with cancer. He was surrounded by his family at the time of his death.
He was born in Ottawa, Ill., on May 19, 1945, to Arlo and Clara Combs. Four months later his father passed away and his mother returned with the children to Glasgow. In 1946, his mother married Ronnie’s stepfather, Troy Brekjern, who was his dad through his growing up years.
He graduated from Glasgow High School in 1963 and continued on to receive a drafting degree from Northern Montana College in Havre in 1969. After working...