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Ann A. Bieberich, 75, Decatur, passed away Monday afternoon at her residence unexpectedly.
Ann was born Thursday, Aug. 4, 1938, in Allen County, the daughter of the late Romey and Treva (Barkley) Ruble.
She married Donald L. Bieberich July 6, 1957, at Zion Lutheran Church in Decatur; he passed away April 6, 2009.
Ann was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church, rural Decatur.
Ann had been self-employed with AAB, Inc. and had previously been employed at Haines Fashions (the Kiddie Shop) in Decatur. She was formerly employed by Ted Ruble Equipment Sales and Sam Ruble Equipment Sales.
Surviving include a daughter, Lisa A. (Tony) Bowman of Decatur; a son, Matthew D. (Jackie) Bieberich of Marblehead, Ohio; three brothers, Tom (Carolyn) Ruble of Monroeville, Ted (Dorothy) Ruble of Decatur and Sam (Annette) Ruble of Monroeville; three sisters, Judy (Larry) Hullinger of Titusville, Fla., Debbie (Eugene) Butcher of Decatur and Leah (Joe) Klinker of Decatur; five grandchildren, Samantha, Madison and Lauren Bowman, Sydney and Isabelle Bieberich.
Preceding Ann in death was a brother, Roxy Ruble.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Immanuel Lutheran Church, with Pastor David Koeneman officiating. Internment will follow in the Immanuel Lutheran Church Cemetery.
Friends will be received from 2-5 and 6-8 p.m. Thursday at Zwick and Jahn Funeral Home, Decatur, and one hour prior to the service at the church Friday.
Preferred memorials are to the family.