Memorial services for Mrs. Saundra Faye Rogers Newcomb, 69 of Greenville will be held at 1 p.m., today, Saturday, March 10, 2007 at Grace United Methodist Church of Spencer. Rev. Tonna Parsons will officiate the service.
Visitation will begin one hour prior to the memorial service today.
Honorary casket bearers will be Steven Lawson, Scott Lawson, Eugene Carlson, Jan Carlson and Tim Newcomb.
Interment will take place at a later date.
Saundra passed away Tuesday, March 6, 2007 at Spencer Hospital.
Saundra, was the daughter of Earl and Francis Stowe Rogers. She was born June 26, 1938 in Worthington, Minn. Her childhood years were spent with her mother and sister in Denison and Spencer. She graduated from Spencer High School in 1956, and attended cosmetology school in Sioux City.
Saundra married her high school sweetheart, Robert "Nuke" Newcomb, on Jan. 19, 1958 at the Grace United Methodist Church in Spencer. After that, they made their home briefly in Spencer. They moved to Dickens, followed by a farm near Gillett Grove. In 1973, they found an area in Greenville to settle into and raise their children. They have been there since.
She began her career as a hair designer for Larson's Beauty Salon in 1957. In 1979, Larson's burned down and she went to work for Regis where she stayed until 2000. Saundra continued to grow her business with A Cut Above until her retirement in 2005.
She was city clerk for Greenville for many years, a enjoyed her service with the Greenville Congregational Church.
She was preceeded in death by her granddaughter, Jacklynn.
Saundra is survived by her husband, Bob; children: Brent Newcomb and his wife, Nancy, Brian Newcomb and his wife, Tonya, Colleen Madson and her husband, Jeff, and Joey Brownlee and her husband, Rust; and her 16 grandchildren; and her sister, JoAnn.
Warner Funeral Home of Spencer is in charge of arrangements.