Roger Auker

November 25, 1943 ‒ September 04, 2016

Fredericktown, Ohio

Walter “Roger” Auker, age 72, of Fredericktown passed away on Sunday, September 4, 2016 at his home with his loving family by his side.

He was born on November 25, 1943 in Perry County, Ohio to the late Walter and Lillian (Morris) Auker. Roger was a graduate of Howard High School class of 1961. He was employed and retired from Mansfield Plumbing Products after 33 years of service. Roger enjoyed fishing and mushroom hunting. He was very proud to have visited all 50 states. But most of all, he loved the time he spent with his family.

He is survived by his wife, of over 51 years, Ruth (Mills) Auker; his son Timothy (Lisa) Auker of Mt. Pleasant, MI; his daughter Ellen (Ed) Walker of Mansfield; three grandchildren, Melissa (Wayne) Carpenter, Madisyn Auker, Connor Auker; three great grandchildren, Eric Shrock, C.J. Carpenter, Natalie Carpenter; his sister Beulah (Jack) Beatty of Gambier; and his brother Eldon Auker of Fredericktown.

Friends may call on Monday, September 12, 2016 from 4-6PM at the Snyder Funeral Home in Fredericktown. The family will observe a private graveside service.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to: Hospice of Knox County or to the Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital.

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The Snyder Funeral Home in Fredericktown is honored to serve the family of Walter “Roger” Auker.

  • We are so sorry for your loss. Roger will be missed. Our prayers are with you all. Love you all.

    • Thank you for your prayers and for making the trip up.Our family hopes to see you at next years reunion. Love, Ruth, Ellen,Tim

  • Ruth and family, we are so sorry for your loss. Even though we did not know Rodger,
    I do know you shared one day that he loved fishing, and you spoke so lovingly of him.
    Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers. We pray that God will comfort you at this sad time and in the days ahead.
    Gary and Naspa Stevens

    • Thank you for your prayers. We know their were many praying. Our prayers for strength and Roger s comfort were answered.

  • Mrs. Auker and family,

    Sorry to hear of your loss! My prayers are with you all as you walk this difficult journey.

    Kelly Goff Castle
    FHS Class of 84

  • Ruth and family,

    We are so sorry for your loss. Roger will be missed very much. We’ll keep you in our thoughts and prayers.

  • Your family is in our thoughts & prayers. Roger was a kind gentleman I remember him working at the pottery.
    Jen Roberts & family

  • Thoughts, prayers and love from the nurses and nurse aides at JamesCare East floor 14. Roger always had a smile on his face even when he didn’t feel well. He’ll be rememberd for being such a sweet,kind man. We’re so sorry for your loss

    • We can’t begin to tell all of you how much we appreciated the kindness and care you gave to Roger. We will miss him greatly but know he is at peace. Thank you all so much for your caring work.

  • Ruth and family we are so sorry to hear of your lost you are on our mine and prayer. May God be with you at this time and bless.