November 25, 1943 ‒ September 04, 2016
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.