Virginia May Kieffaber

Sunday, October 19, 2014

Virginia May Kieffaber, 88, formerly of Reelsville, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014 while a resident of Asbury Towers in Greencastle.

Virginia was one of two daughters born in Reelsville on Feb. 14, 1926 to Barney and Bertha Ungerer.

Her older sister, Martha (Ungerer) Cusick preceded her in death.

Virginia married Albert R. Kieffaber on May 12, 1944, and he preceded her in death on Dec. 10, 1997.

She was the mother of David R. Kieffaber (Deanna), Linda M. Kieffaber-Dixon (Gary), and Carol J. Kieffaber-Duell (Dan). Her seven grandchildren include Christopher Duell, Susan Duell, Jeffery Dixon, Lisa Dixon-Hughes, Audra Kieffaber, Brian Kieffaber and Megan Kieffaber-Shufflebarger. Great-grandchildren are Nicholas Sutherlin, Alexanderia Pollard, Bailey Pollard, William Hughes, Nicolai Mitchell, Natashia Mitchell, Kaileigh Duell, Alexis Duell and Jessica Duell.

Virginia also has four nieces, Gayle Poll, Betty Hassler, Thelma Kieffaber-Hayhurst and Maxine Stephens as well as two nephews, Gregg Cusick (Georgie) and Bob Renner (Darla).

Virginia and Albert retired to Arizona where they lived in the Safford Community for 20 joyful years.

A memorial service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 23, at Hopkins-Rector Funeral Home, Greencastle, with Pastor John Kolb officiating.

Inurnment will follow at Boone-Hutcheson Cemetery, just south of Greencastle.

The family will receive friends on Thursday from 10 a.m. until time of services at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you please consider a memorial gift to the Gentiva Hospice Foundation, 7801 Masquite Bend Dr., Suite 105, Irving, TX 75063, in the name of Virginia Kieffaber, Asbury Towers, Greencastle IN, for continued support and nurturing care for end-of-life patients and their families, or by donating to your local food pantry.

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