Wednesday, September 2, 2009

Melvin E. Aukerman (October 10, 1922 - September 1, 2009)

Mr. Melvin E. Aukerman, 86, of Gettysburg, Ohio passed away on Tuesday, September 1, 2009 at 12:48 PM at Wayne Hospital, Greenville, Ohio. He was born on October 10, 1922 in Darke County, Ohio to the late Ira & Clara (Spitler) Aukerman.

Melvin worked at Hobart Brothers for 46½ years retiring in 1988. He was a member of the Jehovah Witness.

In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by; brothers, Ivan Aukerman and Harold Aukerman and a sister Doris June Brashear.

He is survived by; wife, Phyllis J. (Bryson) Aukerman of Gettysburg, Ohio whom he married on June 24, 1950; sons and daughters in law, Scott & Mary Aukerman of Texas and Philip & Wendy Aukerman of Gettysburg, Ohio; daughters and son in law, Tamara & Robert Fraley of Arcanum, Ohio, Beth Aukerman of Gettysburg, Ohio and Camilla Aukerman of Zanesfield, Ohio; 13 grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

There will be a service held on Saturday, September 5, 2009 at 1:00 PM at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home, Greenville, Ohio with Mr. Lindsey Neal speaking. Burial will follow in the Greenville Township Memorial Gardens, Greenville. Family will receive friends on Friday, September 4, 2009 from 5-8 PM at the funeral home.