Thomas Meints, 60

Thomas Wayne Meints, 60, Wabash, died at 8:24 a.m., Thursday, Jan. 23, at his home.  He was born Jan. 2, 1954 in Lincoln, Neb. to Donald and Shirley (Bayo) Meints.

Tom married Kathy Shafer in rural Roann on June 21, 1981. He worked at Wabash Alloys/Aleris in Wabash for 38 years.  He loved hunting, fishing, gardening, and helping his neighbors.  He was an avid Nebraska Football fan.

He is survived by his wife, Kathy Meints; mother, Shirley Meints; two children, Tanya Walls and Travis Meints, and his granddaughters, Alex and Alisha Music, all of Wabash. He was preceded in death by his father, Donald H. Meints.

Family will receive friends 4-8 p.m. Tuesday, January 28, 2014 at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Ave. Wabash. As per Tom's request, there will be no service.

Preferred memorial is to Tom's Granddaughters, Alex and Alisha.

The memorial guest book for Thomas may be signed at

Posted on 2014 Jan 27