James Ivan Bieber, age 83 of Lowell, was received into heaven Sunday, February 24, 2019. He was preceded in death by his wife of 59 years Marianne. James is survived by his children, Dennis Bieber, Perry (Marcia) Bieber; grandchildren Stefany (Brandon) Westbrook, Corrine (Sebastian) Peak; great-grandchildren Kurah Westbrook, Julian Peak; sisters Sue (Edward) Hawthorne, Barb Semon and family; brother Terry Eldridge; stepbrother Dan Eldridge; nieces Brandi Sandoval, Bryn Bashear; and nephew Thilo Wagonhoffer. James proudly served in the US Army for 20 years. He will be greatly missed by many, and remembered always for his generosity and compassion for others. Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:00 a.m. Friday, March 1, with a visitation one hour prior, at St. Mary Church, 402 Amity St SE, Lowell. Interment St. Mary’s Cemetery.