ARCANUM - Dayle Aukerman, 93, of Arcanum, died Dec. 30, 2012, at Brethren Retirement Community, Greenville.
Mrs. Aukerman was born in Darke County on April 8, 1919, the daughter of the late William J. and Grace (Frazee) Clark.
She was a member of The Painter Creek Church of the Brethren, Arcanum. Dayle drove a school bus for Arcanum Schools for 18 years and enjoyed farming for 72 years. Mrs. Aukerman was a member of the former Wayne Trail Grange.
She will be joining her late husband Ralph Aukerman, who died Aug. 23, 1998, daughter Barbara A. Anderson, sister Myrna Hunt and brother Leon Clark.
Dayle leaves behind her three grandchildren, Tim Anderson and wife Kim, Todd Anderson and wife Tasha, and Traci Dohme and husband Robert; her great-grandchildren Colt, Shelby, Jami, Savanah, Tyler, Taylor, Sydney, Taryn and Brooke; numerous nieces and nephews; and son-in-law Robert E. (Jeanne) Anderson.
Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. on Saturday at the Kreitzer Funeral Home, Arcanum, with Pastor David Cummings officiating. Burial will follow in Abbottsville Cemetery.
The family will receive relatives and friends Friday 5 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home. The family suggests memorial contributions to Cancer Association of Darke County, 209 E. Fourth St., Greenville, Ohio 45331. Condolences may be sent to KreitzerFuneralHomeInc.com.