ROBERT E. RIEBE, 69, of North Liberty, Ind., passed away on Sunday, June 23, 2013, 3:40 p.m., at Memorial Hospital. Born Aug. 30, 1943, in Glendale, Calif., he was a son of the late Herman E. and Norma A. (Bell) Riebe. He moved to South Bend in 2004 coming from Fort Wayne. He served his country honorably in the United States Navy from 1964 to 1967. He retired in 2003 from General Motors, Fort Wayne after 40 years of service. On July 13, 2000, in Douglas County, Nev., he married Jeanne Marie Dye. He is survived by his wife, Jeanne Marie Riebe; seven children, Joe Edwards, Bobby Riebe, Jeff Riebe, Jasen Riebe, Jeana Johns, Loretta Beaman, and Robert Shipley; and several grandchildren. No services or visitation. The family will gather privately at a later date. Arrangements by Palmer Funeral Home-Guisinger Chapel and Southlawn Cremation Services. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.palmerfuneralhomes.com

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Palmer Funeral Homes - Guisinger Chapel
3718 South Michigan Street South Bend, IN 46614
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Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on June 26, 2013