May 8, 1934 - January 3, 2015


Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, January 7, 2015 at Rejoice Lutheran Church in Clearwater for MaryAnn Joyce Ziebarth, age 80, of Clearwater, who passed away at her home on Saturday, January 3, 2015. Reverend Scott Gjevre will officiate. Burial will take place in Mount Hope Cemetery in Clearwater.

Family and friends may call from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday at the Daniel Funeral Home in Clearwater and after 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday at the Church. Arrangements are with the Daniel Funeral Home in Clearwater.

MaryAnn was born on May 8, 1934 in Springfield Minnesota to Thomas and Mabel (Groff) Nelson. She married David Ziebarth on June 21, 1958 at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Springfield. She was a long-time member of Rejoice Lutheran Church in Clearwater. MaryAnn loved photography and was a woman of great faith. She especially treasured all the time spent with her husband, children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren.

She is survived by her husband, Dave; children, Steve (Jean) Ziebarth of Clearwater, Carolyn (Darryl) Bissell of Clearwater; foster son, John Christenson of St. Cloud; 9 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; brothers and sisters, Delmar, Vernie (Dorothy), Ronnie (Dorothy), Dave (Connie), Gladys, Eddie (Sue), Arlene (Jim), Wally (Pat); sister-in-law, Joan and many nieces and nephews.

MaryAnn was preceded in death by her parents; and one brother, Marvin.