John Arthur Siferd, 96

John Arthur Siferd, 96, of rural Wabash, went to be with his Lord, at 5:28 a.m., Monday, Dec. 28, 2020 at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne.  He was born May 10, 1924 in Logansport, to Glenn O. and Beulah (Bowen) Siferd.

John was a 1944 graduate of Logansport High School and a WWII U.S. Army veteran. He married Charlotte Metcalfe in Grand Rapids, Mich. on Oct. 9, 1948; she died May 20, 2017. He worked 28 years for General Telephone Company retiring in 1975, and also farmed. John was a member of the Wabash Alliance Church and formerly attended Bachelor Creek Church of Christ. He and Charlotte wintered several years in Zephryhills, Fla.

He is survived by his daughter, Cheryl M. (Tim) Kreider of Wabash; two grandchildren, William "Bill" (Natalie) Kreider of Fishers, and Christiane M. (Jason) Soultz of Noblesville; and five great grandchildren, Sophia Kreider, Andrew Kreider, Alice Kreider, Hayden Soultz, and Joanna Soultz.  He was also preceded in death by his parents; brother, Glen J. Siferd; and two sisters, Jean Henry and Velma Minnick.

Funeral services will be private at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, Wabash, with Rev. Todd Render officiating. Burial will be in Matlock Cemetery, Wabash. There will be a Celebration of John's life for family and friends, at a later date
Preferred memorial is Wabash Alliance Church.

The memorial guest book for John may be signed at

Posted on 2020 Dec 30