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Funeral services for Donald Eugene Auker, Sr., 89, were held Thursday, April 3, 2018 at Springvale Baptist Church with burial following in the church cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Springvale Baptist Church.

Mr. Auker, husband of the late Marian Auker, passed away on Tuesday, May 1, 2018. Born in Thompsontown, PA on February 27, 1929, he was the son of the late George David Auker and Hazel Schellenberger Auker. Mr. Auker retired as a SFC after 20 years of service in the U.S. Army including the Korean War. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and riding his lawnmower.

Surviving are his children, Joe Auker (Jackie), Becky Peterson (Tim), Jeff Auker (Carlene), Sherry Roberts (Ricky), Kim Hudson, Tammy  Humphries (Rickey), Cecil Owens and Georgia Lanning (Ronald); 16 grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren; 5 great great-grandchildren; and sisters, Sarah Graybill and Donna Ritzman both of PA. He was predeceased by his sister, Marian Mangle; brothers, Raymond, William, Richard, and Edward Auker; and a son-in-law, Johnny Owens.

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