FERDINAND -- David Anthony Auffart, 18 of Ferdinand passed away Saturday Nov. 16,2013, near Bristow.
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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 graduate of Forest Park High School, 2013, where he was an honor roll student, competed on academic teams, and played the Baritone Saxophone in the Rangers 2012 state championship marching band. At Forest Park he was a member of the FFA, Beta Club, National Honor Society & Natural Helpers Group. 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 AND 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 were Nov. 21 St. Ferdinand Catholic Church with burial to follow in the church cemetery. Becher Funeral Home in Ferdinand was in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be made at www.becherfuneralhome.com.
Becher Funeral Home
625 Main St Ferdinand, IN 47532
Published in Perry County News on Nov. 28, 2013