Barbara J. Minnich, 67, of Decatur passed away Thursday, July 2, 2020, at Swiss Village in Berne. She was born December 4, 1952, in Decatur to Paul and Donna Lou (Crist) Nussbaum. She was married August 6, 1972, to Rick Minnich.
She worked in the Adams Central Community Schools as an elementary teacher for 20 years. She was also an Adams Central graduate and received her undergraduate degree at IPFW. She enjoyed spending time with her family, summer vacations and cheering on the Jets. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church.
She is survived by her husband of Decatur; son, Joel (Erin) Minnich of Noblesville; daughter, AnnDee (Dan) Reiff of Goshen; and four grandchildren, Addi, Zach, Ethan and Steven.
She was preceded in death by her mother; and two sisters, Jackie Aalbregtse; and Teresa Nussbaum.
Visitation will be Monday, July 6 from 3-7 p.m. at Haggard-Sefton-Hirschy & Zelt Funeral Home in Decatur. Funeral service will be Tuesday, July 7 at 11 a.m. at First United Methodist Church. Officiating will be her son, Joel Minnich. She will be inurned at a later date at Ray Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Huntington’s Disease Society of America.
Arrangements provided by Haggard-Sefton-Hirschy & Zelt Funeral Home in Decatur. To sign the guestbook, click on www.hshfuneralhome.com.