Ruby Alice Neuenschwander, 85, of Berne passed away on Sunday, January 19, 2020 at Swiss Village in Berne. She was born on May 16, 1934, in Adams County to Palmer and Florence (Sprunger) Moser. She was married on July 2, 1960 to Wilbert Neuenschwander.
She was a member of Berne Evangelical Church. She taught children’s church for many years and served in various capacities at the church. She held a ladies Bible study group in her home for several years. She and her husband served as missionaries in the Congo for eight years. She was also a former teacher at Garrett Elementary and Berne Elementary. She and her husband owned and operated the Maytag Shop in Berne. She loved her family and spending time with her grandchildren. She practiced hospitality by opening her home up to friends, missionaries and extended family. She loved watching birds, reading and baking.
She is survived by her two sons, Tim Neuenschwander of Berne; and Ed (Lisa) Neuenschwander of Fort Wayne; daughter, Kristi (Tracy) Zurcher of Berne; and five grandchildren, Reid, Chloe and Mallory Zurcher; and Natalie and Nathan Neuenschwander.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband on September 24, 2002; two brothers, Winston and Merle Moser; and sister, Beverly Neuenschwander.
Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. on Thursday, January 23 at Zwick & Jahn Funeral Home, Yager-Kirchhofer Chapel in Berne. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. on Friday, January 24 at Berne Evangelical Church, 5481S 450W, Berne. Officiating will be Pastor John Moser. A private family burial will be prior to the funeral on Friday at Berne Evangelical Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Berne Evangelical Church.
Arrangements provided by Zwick & Jahn Funeral Home, Yager-Kirchhofer Chapel in Berne. To sign the online guestbook, visit www.zwickjahn.com.