Donald A. Auker, 77, of Riverside PA died Monday,
October 12, 2009 at his residence. He was born August 5, 1932 in
Wilkes-Barre PA the son of the late Charles H. and Edith M. Leiter Auker.
He graduated from Myers High School in
Wilkes-Barre PA in 1951. He graduated from Williamsport Technical Institute
with a degree in electronics. Mr. Auker served as an electronic technician
in the United States Air Force during the Korean War. He retired from the
Federal Aviation Agency as an electronic technician.
Mr. Auker was a very dedicated member of St.
Peterís United Methodist Church in Riverside PA. He enjoyed gardening,
building dollhouses and was an avid Penn State fan.
He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Sandra J.
Wylie Auker whom he married September 28, 1957. Also surviving are two
sons; William A. Auker and his wife Melissa of Danville PA and Robert D.
Auker of Waynesburg PA and one daughter, Karen A. Liedel and her husband
Christopher of Shavertown PA. He is also survived by six grandchildren and
one great-grandson. Also surviving is one brother, Norman Auker of
Williamsport PA and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by
three brothers; Palmer, Charles and Herman Auker and two sisters; Mary Inch
and Dorothy Auker.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend funeral services to be held
Friday, October 16, 2009 at 10:00 AM at St. Peterís United Methodist Church
240 Sunbury Road Riverside PA with his pastor the Reverend Dr. Donald N.
Hurley officiating. Burial will be held Friday at 2:00 PM in the Chapel at
the Memorial Shrine Cemetery in West Wyoming PA. Friends will be received
Thursday from 2-4 PM and 6-8 PM at Visneski Funeral Home, Inc. 10 W Mahoning
Street Danville PA. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Peterís
United Methodist Church PO Box 428 Riverside PA 17868.