Lucy Surber, 89

Lucy (Bojrab) Surber, 89, a resident of Fort Wayne and widow of the Rev. Herman E. Surber, passed away at 9:52 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 6, 2011, at Life Care Center in Fort Wayne. She had been in failing health for some time, and had been a patient there for the past year and a half.Mrs. Surber was born Aug. 9, 1921 in Eel River Township, a daughter of Samuel and Libby (Slyby) Bojrab. She was the widow of the Rev. Herman E. Surber.Surviving relatives include her daughter, Suzanne K. Surber; a sister, Mary Bojrab; two brothers, Norman Bojrab, Sr. and George Bojrab.Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Monday in Trinity United Methodist Church, 609 Putnam Street, with pastors Matthew Leffler, Sr. and Robert Dexter, officiating. The family will receive friends at the Sheets & Childs Funeral Home in Churubusco from 2 to 8 p.m. Sunday or at the church one hour prior to the service.Interment will be in the Eel River Cemetery, Allen County.In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be directed to Trinity United Methodist Church, 609 Putnam Street, Fort Wayne, IN 46808To leave an online condolence for the family in Mrs. Surber’s memory, log on to