Mary Ann "Skip" Riebe |

Mary Ann "Skip" Riebe

Services for Mary Ann “Skip” Riebe of Grass Valley will be conducted at 1 p.m. Thursday at the Nevada City chapel of Hooper and Weaver Mortuary.

Mrs. Riebe died Monday, March 21, at home. She was 83.

She was born June 9, 1921, Multnomah County, Ore., Nancy May Huey and Grant M. Raymond. She graduated from Pasadena High School, UCLA and Principia College in St. Louis, Mo. She married Dell Riebe on April 10. 1943, in Los Angeles. She was a fashion model as a young woman. She was also a business owner of Riebes Auto Parts since 1957. She was a member of the Alta Sierra Country Club, Nevada County Country Club, Big Brothers/Big Sisters, First Church of Christ Scientist, Grass Valley, Christian Science Mother Church, Boston, Ma. She enjoyed golf, travel and bridge.

She is survived by her son, Bart Riebe of Grass Valley; granddaughter, Rebecca Riebe of Gainesville, Fla.; sister, Jean Servaas of Tucson, Ariz.; nephew, William “Tiny” Nelson of Nevada City; and nieces Tanya Servaas of Palo Alto, and Nora Nelson of Nevada City. She was preceded in death by her husband, Dell Riebe, in 1996; and sister, Peggy Nelson in 1989.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Christian Science Church, 375 Crown Point Circle, Grass Valley 95945.

Arrangements are under the direction of Hooper and Weaver Mortuary.

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