Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Kathleen L. Aukerman (November 13, 2013)

Kathleen L. Aukerman age 90, resident of Pitsburg, Ohio died at 4:36 A.M. on Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at Sterling House of Greenville.

Kathleen was born March 1, 1923, in Bradford, to the late Cleo Donald & Helen (Sease) Selby. She was a graduate of Bradford High School, Class of 1941.
Kathleen married Harold J. Aukerman, June 1, 1941, they farmed side by side for many years. Harold preceded her in death in 2004.

Kathleen was a talented seamstress, an avid gardener, a superb baker of all things wonderful, and a true naturalist at heart. She was a quiet woman who was most at ease with her immediate family.

She was a member of the Painter Creek Church of the Brethren.

Besides her parents and husband, she was also preceded in death by one brother, Russell Selby; a twin sister, Karolyn Keller; a granddaughter, Robin Blumenstock; a grandson, Todd Blumenstock; and sons-in-law, George McLain and Kenneth Shanks. She is survived by three daughters, Teresa Shanks of Pitsburg, Cynthia and her husband, Bill Locke of Covington and Claudia McLain of Indianapolis; three sisters, Idonna Fashner of Bradford, Elaine and her husband, George Hackett of Celina and Judith and her husband, Charles Bunnell of Florida; brother, Donald Selby of Florida; eight grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and 5 great-great grandchildren; and sisters-in-law, Phyllis (Ivan) Aukerman of Greenville and Phyllis (Melvin) Aukerman of Greenville.

A funeral service will be held at 2:00 P.M. on Saturday, November 16, 2013 at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home in Greenville with Pastor David Cummings officiating. Burial will follow in Newcomers Cemetery in Darke County. The family will receive friends on Saturday from 12:00 to 2:00 P.M. at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to State of the Heart Hospice. Condolences for the family may be expressed through