- ADVERTISEMENT -

Celebrity Obituaries

Review this week's trending celebrity news stories


Share This Obituary


Memories & Candles

“I no i never meet. You but grandma marry his sister is with you now i will see you guys is a lot of years ”
1 of 9 | Posted by: Hailey C - Hutchinson, MN

“Leave a condolence or a memory. ”
2 of 9 | Posted by: Hailey C - Hutchinson, MN

“Terry, Gene & Family. You have our deepest sympathy with the loss of your father. We spend a good part of our life enjoying the great friendship of...Read More »
3 of 9 | Posted by: Warren & Joyce Stinar

“Terry, Gene and your families--We just want to express our sympathy to you at this sad time. Arthur contributed so much to the Armstrong community...Read More »
4 of 9 | Posted by: Bill and Jo Ashmore

“Gene and Carmen and family-You know how we feel for the loss of your loved one. We may not have known Arthur well but to read of his life and what he...Read More »
5 of 9 | Posted by: D.L. Anderson

“Terry & Donna, & Gene & family, Just wanted to let you know how sorry we are for the loss of your dad. Our sincerest sympathy to you all. Larry &...Read More »
6 of 9 | Posted by: Larry & Vicki Howell

“To the family of Arthur Luscombe. I am so sorry for your loss. I have very fond memories of your parents. My family wouldn't have what we have if it...Read More »
7 of 9 | Posted by: Rod R. Strayer

“I am saddened to learn of the passing of this nice man. I knew him when I was a child in Ceylon, in the early 1950s. He was always kind and patient...Read More »
8 of 9 | Posted by: Mary Lou (Ziemer) Grymyr

“Terry, Gene and families. My wife Margaret and I wish to convey our condolences to you on the loss of your Father. I wanted to let you know that your...Read More »
9 of 9 | Posted by: Brian Hoien


Arthur James Luscombe, the son of James and Katherine (Ernst) Luscombe, was born January 9, 1922, in Dolliver, Iowa. He passed away Saturday, March 29, 2008, in Las Vegas, Nevada, at the age of 86 years.

On August 2, 1942, Arthur was united in marriage to Elvina Herbranson in Worthington, Minnesota. Following their marriage the couple moved to a farm north of Armstrong, Iowa. They owned and operated a grocery store in Ceylon, Minnesota for two years and then returned to farming. The couple then moved to Grantsburg, Wisconsin, where they operated movie theater's. Later they returned to Ceylon for several years in the grocery business. They then returned to the Luscombe family farm and made that their permanent home. Arthur and Elvina owned and operated Art's Way Manufacturing in Armstrong. Arthur, the inventor and entrepreneur was instrumental in the creation and success of Artsway, Weigh-Tronix and Rim & Wheel. He and Elvina enjoyed wintering in Las Vegas, fishing and helping with fieldwork spring and fall. Elvina died October 16, 2003.

Arthur is survived by two sons, Terry Luscombe and his wife, Donna of Armstrong; Gene Luscombe and his wife, Carmen of Sherman, Texas; his grandchildren, Tammy Luscombe of Dolliver; Amy White and her husband Jeff of Pottsboro, Texas; Dena Newell and her husband Tim of Aledo, Texas; Jason Godfredsen and his wife, Darlene of Sherman, Texas; Marne Brand and her husband Jackie of Sherman, Texas; eight great-grandchildren; Ashley Welch, Halle and Max Newell, Alana, Ella, & Ava Godfredsen, Landen and Kaylee Brand; and sister, Mary Carr Grove City, Minnesota.

Preceding Arthur in death were his wife Elvina; his parents James and Katherine Ernst Luscombe; brother, Randal Luscombe of Blackwater, Missouri; one great-granddaughter; and one nephew.

INTERMENT
Armstrong Grove Cemetery
Armstrong

Funeral Home
Henry-Olson Funeral Home and Crematory
401 N. 7th Street Estherville, IA 51334
Tel. (712) 362-2646
Email Us

SEARCH OTHER SOURCES