Thomas Kiefaber, 81

Thomas Adam Kiefaber, 81, of Wabash, died at 8:45 pm, Friday, May 24, 2019, at Autumn Ridge Rehabilitation Center in Wabash. 

He was born Oct. 1, 1937, in Wabash, to Lawrence and Helen Ruth (Dunphy) Kiefaber.

Tom was a 1955 graduate of Noble Township High School in Wabash, and was a U.S. Army veteran. He married Phyllis A. Mulkey in Fort Wayne, on Jan. 10, 1966. He was a meat cutter at Kroger, and was a professional musician and an accomplished bass player, playing bass with the Jokers Band. He was a member of Wabash American Legion Post 15. He enjoyed playing golf, but music was Tom's passion. 

He is survived by his wife, Phyllis A. Kiefaber of Wabash, and his son, Thomas L. "Tommy" (Jennifer) Kiefaber of Indianapolis. 

He was preceded in death by his parents, and his brother, Robert Kiefaber.

There will be no services. Arrangements by Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, Wabash.

The memorial guest book for Tom may be signed at

Posted on 2019 May 28