Jan. 13, 2008 Morton Tazewell County Illinois, USA
Rene was the daughter of Paul Richard and LaDonna Jean Ryan Mahler. She married Michael Auer on March 26, 1982, in Lincoln. He survives.
Rene is survived by her husband; her mother; three children, Tracey (Donald) Nichols, Derek (Sarah) Leith and Kerri Auer; brothers and sisters, Phil (Linda) Mahler, Doug (Dana) Mahler, Paula Brunelle, Kurt (Ellen) Mahler and Julie (Steve) Johnson; and three grandchildren, Krya Nichols, Ryan Nichols and Kayci Leith.
Mrs. Auer previously worked for Apostolic Restmor Nursing Home in Morton and for Enloe Pharmacy as a pharmacy technician.