Nature 06

Barbara J. Minnich

December 4, 1952 ~ July 2, 2020 (age 67)


Barbara J. Minnich, 67, of Decatur, passed away on Thursday, July 2, 2020, at Swiss Village in Berne. She was born in Decatur, IN, on December 4, 1952, the daughter of Paul and the late Donna Lou (Crist) Nussbaum. On August 6, 1972, she married Rick Minnich.

She worked in the Adams Central Community Schools, as an Elementary Teacher, for 20 years. Barbara was also an Adams Central graduate and received her undergraduate degree at IPFW.

Barb enjoyed spending time with her family, summer vacations, and cheering on the Jets! She was also a member of the First United Methodist Church.

She is survived by her husband of 47 years, Rick Minnich of Decatur; a son, Joel (Erin) Minnich of Noblesville, IN; a daughter, AnnDee (Dan) Reiff of Goshen, IN; four grandchildren, Addi, Zach, Ethan and Steven.

Barbara was preceded in death by two sisters, Jackie Aalbregtse and Teresa Nussbaum.

Visitation will be from 3:00 – 7:00 p.m. on Monday, July 6, 2020, at Haggard-Sefton-Hirschy & Zelt Funeral Home.

A Funeral Service will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, July 7, 2020, at First United Methodist Church. Her son, Joel Minnich, will be officiating. She will be inurned at a later date, at Ray Cemetery.

Memorials are to Huntington’s Disease Society of America.

To send flowers to Barbara's family, please visit our floral store.


July 6, 2020

3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Haggard-Sefton-Hirschy & Zelt Funeral Home
225 West Adams Street
Decatur, IN 46733

Funeral Service
July 7, 2020

11:00 AM
First United Methodist Church
5th St.
Decatur, IN 46733

© 2021 Haggard-Sefton-Hirschy & Zelt Funeral Home. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy