David A. Auffart
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David Anthony Auffart, 18 of Ferdinand passed away Saturday November 16th near Bristow, In. David was born March 30,1995 in Jasper to Daryl & Cathy (Lasher) Auffart. David was a freshman at Purdue University and a farmer. He was a 2013 graduate of Forest Park High School. He was an honor roll student, competed on academic teams, and played baritone saxophone in the 2012 state championship marching band. At Forest Park he was a member of FFA, Beta Club, National Honor Society & Natural Helpers Club. He was active in Forest Park Musicals. He was an active member of St. Ferdinand Parish, where he was a Youth Group Leader, Eucharistic Minister, and Youth Choir member. At Purdue he was a member of the Fall Concert Band, Black & Gold Sound, and a member of the Lifelong Purdue Alumni Association. He enjoyed farming, HALO, Nature & being outdoors. He was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, David L. Lasher. Survivors include his parents, Daryl & Cathy Auffart of Ferdinand, 3 sisters, Tempa Auffart, his twin sister, Kelley Auffart, & Rylee Auffart all of Ferdinand. His paternal grandparents, Anthony & Jeanette Auffart of Ferdinand, and his maternal grandmother, Barbara Lasher of Tell City. Funeral services 10:00 AM EST Thursday in St. Ferdinand Catholic Church with burial to follow in the church cemetery. Friends may call from 2 to 8:00 PM EST today & 7 to 9:30 AM EST Thursday at Becher Funeral Home, Ferdinand. Online at www.becherfuneralhome.com.
Published in Courier Press on Nov. 20, 2013