1914 - 1983

Richard "Dick " Schombert, 68, of 560 7th Avenue., died Friday evening at Yuma Regional Medical Center. He was born September 18, 1914 in Johnstown, PA.

He served in the U. S. Navy from 1936 to 1960.

Simple cremation arrangements will be carried out at Ryzek Yuma Mortuary and Crematory. The remains will be memorialized in St. Joseph's Cemetery, Johnstown, PA.

There will be a memorial service at Ryzek chapel at 2 (Sunday, September 11, 1983) with the Rev. Daniel Martinez of the Missionary Baptist Church officiating.

Webmaster's Notes: Richard J. Schombert EM2c served on the W.W.II Destroyer USS Sigsbee DD-502 from January 23, 1943 until his transfer from the USS Sigsbee August 19, 1944 at Espirito Santos, New Hebrides. On that date Richard was sent by ship to San Francisco to attend advanced Electrician school.

Obituary courtesy Yuma County Library District, Yuma, AZ