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Gary J. "Bud" Van Auken


1947 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences
Gary J. "Bud" Van Auken Obituary
OSSIAN - Gary "Bud" J. Van Auken, 66, passed away late Saturday evening (March 8, 2014) at Noyes Memorial Hospital in Dansville after a short illness.          

He was born in Dansville on May 8, 1947, a son of the late Frank and  Louise (Teachout) Van Auken. He was also predeceased by a sister, Sharon Stein. On March 1, 1969, he was married to Sheila Rose Van Auken, who survives.

Gary and Sheila owned and operated Van Auken Farms in Ossian as a dairy farm until 2001 and switched to crop farming up until his illness forced him to retire. He was a former member of the South Dansville Grange and enjoyed flying radio controlled airplanes.

He is survived by his wife, Sheila (Rose) Van Auken; three sons, Christopher (Kerry) Van Auken of Lyons, Andrew (Carie) Van Auken and Chad (Keri) Van Auken, both of Ossian; seven grandsons; a granddaughter; a sister in-law, Jeanne (Louie Sanchez) Kraus; a brother in-law, Gerald (Beverly) Rose; a nephew, Joseph (Cathy) Stein; and several other nieces and nephews.

Friends may call Today (Tuesday) from 4-8 p.m. at the Hindle Funeral Home, Inc., 271 Main St., Dansville. A funeral service will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. in the Dansville Presbyterian Church, 3 School St. Interment will be in Greenmount Cemetery, Dansville.

Online remembrances may be left at HindleFuneralHome.com.

In lieu of flowers, please make memorials to the Dansville Presbyterian Church, 3 School St. Dansville, NY 14437.
Published in Hornell Evening Tribune from Mar. 10 to Mar. 11, 2014
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