MARIE V. NIBLICK, 101, died Thursday, January 20, 2005, at The Village of Heritage in Monroeville. Born May 17, 1903, in Bluffton, she was a longtime Fort Wayne resident, member of First Wayne Street United Methodist Church and participated in Wesleyan Builders Church School and Mary Fellowship.

Survivors include son, Thomas K. (Elizabeth) Niblick of Fort Wayne; daughters, Phyllis (Donald M.) Perry of Fort Wayne and Linda (Peter) Garside of Houston, Texas, son, Roger D. Niblick of Bluefield, Nicaragua (S.A.); 20 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Rufus C. Niblick in 1962; daughter, Margaret Boerger in 1986; grandson, Maththew Niblick in 1983; great-grandson, Ryan Dexter in 1999; daughter in-law, Madonna Niblick in 1998; and son-in-law, Clell C. Boerger in 2001.

Memorial services were Thursday, January 27, at First Wayne Street United Methodist Church, 300 E. Wayne St.

Arrangements by Klaehn, Fahl & Melton Funeral Homes, Winchester Road Chapel, 6424 Winchester Road. Private burial in Oaklawn Cemetery, Ossian.

Memorials to the church.

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