Ann M. Kieffaber

Birth Date: 
Wednesday, March 9, 1960
Date of Passing: 
Friday, January 12, 2018

 

WOOSTER - A bright, engaging, and warm beacon of light in the lives of many was extinguished on January 12, 2018 when a loving, kind, intelligent and caring daughter, sister, wife, aunt and friend left us after a courageous yearlong battle with cancer.

Ann, 57, of Wooster, died at Life Care Hospice secure in the final loving embrace, both physical and spiritual, of family and friends.

Ann Kieffaber was born March 9, 1960 in Wooster. Her parents are Marvin and Wanda (Lawrence) Kieffaber.  Ann married Greg Grambush on July 17, 2010.

Those who survive Ann, in addition to her mother and husband are Mary (Edward) O'Farrell of New Philadelphia; Dan (Tabitha) and Katelyn Kieffaber of Millersburg; nephew Joshua (Christin) O'Farrell and their sons Liam and Jameson of Green; niece Meghan Quinn (David Casado) O'Farrell of Madrid, Spain; nieces Bridget (Steve) Frantz and children Luke, Olivia and Colleen; special aunt Phyllis Betz of Glen Mills, PA; and Ann (Don) Helms, her life-long (BFF) of Navarre Beach, FL.

Also, brothers and sisters-in-law and their families: Gary (Denice) Grambush of Grand Haven, MI; Kim (Neal) Borror of Millington, IL; Cindy (David) Kita of Flushing, MI; and Craig (Susan) Grambush of Braden Twp., MI.

Ann was preceded in death by her father and brother, Gary; also, father-in-law and mother-in-law David L. Grambush and Kathleen B. Grambush.

Ann will be remembered as a ceaseless and committed advocate for animal care, serving as the Executive Director of GivePetsAChance, a charity providing financial assistance for companion pet healthcare, as well as other civic and community causes.

Ann was well-known from automobile Sales, Finance and Insurance components of local automobile dealerships and financial institutions.  Also, Ann was a deputy clerk in the Wayne County Motor Vehicle Title Office of the Clerk of Courts.

In lieu of flowers, and if so inclined, Ann would be honored by medical donations to the Wayne County Dog Shelter, www.waynedogshelter.org/wish-list, LifeCare Hospice, 1900 Akron Rd., Wooster 44691, who so lovingly, capably, and compassionately embraced Ann in her final days, providing her with a dignified and peaceful death, and to the American Cancer Society.

There will be no calling hours. Services for Ann will be held at 11:30 on Saturday, January 20, 2018 at McIntire, Bradham & Sleek, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.mcintirebradhamsleek.com. A reception in her honor and memory will follow at the Wooster Elks Lodge, 335 N. Market St.

 

Memorial Contributions: 

In lieu of flowers, and if so inclined, Ann would be honored by medical donations to the Wayne County Dog Shelter, www.waynedogshelter.org/wish-list, LifeCare Hospice, 1900 Akron Rd., Wooster 44691, who so lovingly, capably, and compassionately embraced Ann in her final days, providing her with a dignified and peaceful death, and to the American Cancer Society.

Visitation: 

No calling hours

Service: 

Memorial service on Saturday, January 20, 2018 at 11:30 a.m. at the funeral home.

Condolences

We are so very sorry to hear about Ann, she always had a beautiful smile and infectious giggle. May all of you memories bring you comfort in the days ahead.
God Bless!

Greg, you and your family are in our thoughts. Ann was a wonderful and kind person.

Love you so much. Prayers and hugs

Greg, we are so very sorry for your loss of one so dear to you. Ann was a very caring and giving person and her passions were so dear to her. You are in our prayers and may GOD always be with you and give you the peace and comfort that can only come from him.

Greg,
I'm so sorry for your loss.

My condolence to Greg and the Kieffaber family. I had the privilege of working with Ann at our family automotive business and later in the Banking Industry. Ann was always full of life and a truly fun individual.
You are all in my thoughts and prayers at this difficult time.

We are so sorry to hear this sad news. Ann was always fun to be around and we have many fond memories

Wanda, thinking of you. So sorry you have lost Ann. Such a bright spirit lost way too soon. I can not imagine your pain,but please know my thoughts are with you and you are not alone.

Greg you are in my thoughts and prayers. I wish I could have made it in but I many fond memories of Anne had a lot of fun times with her. If you need anything let me know.

Greg you are in my thoughts and prayers. I wish I could have made it in but I many fond memories of Anne had a lot of fun times with her. If you need anything let me know.

My deepest sympathy to Ann's family her mother, Wanda, sister Mary, brother Dan and her husband. May memories of Ann bring you comfort. Remembering you in prayer.

Greg my prayers are with you always! I am saddened to hear of Ann's passing. May God keep her now in eternal life! Much love to you and your entire family.

Greg, I'm very sorry for your loss. You and your family are in our prayers.

Please accept my sincere sincere condolences. May you find comfort in warm memories and coming promises. Revelation 21,3.4

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