Edwin S. Auker, 82, Ephrata, Stoltzfus Cabinet Shop worker, attended Denver Mennonite

By on March 9, 2016

Edwin S. Auker, 82, of 312 E. Mohler Church Road, Ephrata, passed away Sunday, March 6, 2016, at Wellspan Ephrata Community Hospital after a brief illness.

He was born in Hahnstown to the late Ammon B. and Mary (Shaub) Auker, and was the husband of Mary (Zimmerman) Auker.

Edwin was a member of the Denver Mennonite Church. He retired in 2010 from Stoltzfus Cabinet Shop in Talmage as a cabinet installer.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by a son: Donald Ray Auker of Lebanon; two daughters: JoAnne Z., wife of Merlin Boll, of Ephrata; Lois Dawn, wife of Mark Myer, of Leetonia, Ohio; 12 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; three brothers: Ivan, husband of Minnie (Stauffer) Auker, of Ephrata; Thomas Auker of Ephrata; John, husband of Naomi (Martin) Auker, of Mt. Pleasant Mills; eight sisters: Lizzie Mae, wife of the late David M. Weaver, of Liverpool; Grace, wife of Daniel M. Stauffer, of Leonard, Minn.; Sara, wife of the late Luke S. Zimmerman, of Mt. Pleasant Mills; Ruth Auker of Port Trevorton; Edna Auker of Port Trevorton; Miriam Auker of Ephrata; Ellen, wife of Alvin S. Zimmerman, of Lydonville, N.Y.; Nancy, wife of Wayne B. Stauffer, of Port Trevorton.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a grandson: Ryan Boll.

A viewing will be held on Thursday, March 10, from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m., at the Denver Mennonite Church, 95 Monroe St., Denver. Funeral services will be held Friday, March 11, at 10 a.m., at the church. Interment will take place in the adjoining church cemetery.

Kindly omit flowers.

Arrangements by Stradling Funeral Homes Inc., Akron/Ephrata. Online condolences can be given at stradlingfuneralhome.com.

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