Ira L. Aucker

Ira L. Aucker

Birth
Verdilla, Snyder County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 31 Jan 2005 (aged 92)
Selinsgrove, Snyder County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Selinsgrove, Snyder County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 10545764 · View Source
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Nicknamed "Catty" Aucker He died at the Penn Lutheran Village.

Catty was the son of the late Oliver L. and Agnes (Hoover) Aucker.

May 30, 1936, he married the former Martha L. Groner.

As a child, he lived on Hoover's Island and attended Hoover's Island School.

Mr. Aucker was a business owner most of his life, starting Acme Fuel Co. in Baltimore. In 1947, "Catty" and Charles O. Bickhart Sr. started the Selinsgrove Fuel and Supply Co. In 1961 he bought and renamed the store Aucker's Hardware in Selinsgrove. He retired from the store in 1978.

He was a member of the Loyal Order of Moose Lodge 1173 of Selinsgrove. Mr. Aucker was secretary and treasurer for many years. He managed the L.O.O.M. from 1966 to 1983 and 1985 to 1988. He received its highest honor in 1968 when he was given the Moose Pilgrim Degree of Merit.

Mr. Aucker was a life member and avid supporter of the Dauntless Hook & Ladder Fire Company, Selinsgrove, and a former member of the Freeburg Lions Club. He was involved in bowling leagues at Stover's Bowling Lanes and Bowl Mor Lanes, both of Shamokin Dam. "Catty" was a great hunter and fisherman. He enjoyed professional baseball.

Surviving, in addition to his wife, Martha, are son Harold W. of Selinsgrove; daughter, Patricia A. Wendt of Selinsgrove; three grandchildren, Mark W. Wendt , of Wake Forest, N.C., Ginger L. Griffith and Anthony W. Aucker, of Selinsgrove. He had three great-grandchildren, Alycia and Keaton Wendt and Megan Griffith.

He was preceded in death by two sons and a daughter in infancy; two brothers, Bruce A. and Lloyd H. Aucker; two sisters, Ida G. Aucker and Rachel I. Stahl.


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  • Created by: CHO
  • Added: 1 Mar 2005
  • Find a Grave Memorial 10545764
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Ira L. Aucker (12 Dec 1912–31 Jan 2005), Find a Grave Memorial no. 10545764, citing Evergreen Cemetery, Selinsgrove, Snyder County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by CHO (contributor 46624480) .