Ernestine 'Tina' Kiefaber

Ernestine "Tina" Kiefaber, 84, of Wabash, IN, and having family in Lagro, IN, died Friday, May 24, 2019, at 7:04 p.m., at Wellbrooke of Wabash.

Mrs. Kiefaber worked at Clark's Finer Foods in Wabash for several years, and also drove a school bus for the Metropolitan School District of Wabash County. She attended the Wabash Presbyterian Church.

She was born March 1, 1935, in Van Lear, KY, to James E. and Frona Howard Smith. She married Robert Gene Kiefaber in Burnsville, NC, on May 3, 1960, and he preceded her in death on April 4, 2010.

She is survived by three sons, John (Donna) Bevier, of Fuquay-Varina, NC; Robert (Laurie) Kiefaber, of Wabash; Gary (Beth Olsen) Kiefaber, of Indianapolis; a daughter, Monica Robisch, of Wabash; four sisters, Learlene Brauneller, of Greentown; Peggy Dunfee, of Safety Harbor, FL; and Darleen Rider, of Wabash; and Lois Smith, of San Jose, CA; a brother, Al (Nancy) Smith, of Wabash; eight grandchildren, Jennifer French, of North Carolina; Mark Bevier, of Seattle, WA; Jason Bevier, of North Carolina; J.D. Curless, of Lagro; Jeff Curless, of Waynedale; Ryan Kiefaber, of Marion; Adam Kiefaber, of Colorado Springs, CO; and Paige Mayhew-Kiefaber, of Winamac; and seven great-grandchildren.

Private graveside services will be held in St. Peter’s Cemetery, Urbana, at a later date.

Arrangements are being handled by Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, Wabash.

Memorials are to the charity of the donor's choice.

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