John Van Auker

John "Jack" Van Auker

Mar 08, 1953 - Jun 20, 2018

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Obituary of John Van Auker

John "Jack" Van Auker, age 65, passed away on June 20, 2018.  He was born on March 8, 1953 in Rochester, New York to the late Thomas and Agnes Van Auker. John was a 1971 graduate of Firestone High School, where he excelled at basketball being awarded in 1971, First Team All-City and All-County and honorable mention All-State.  He then continued his education at Kent State University, graduating in 1977 with his bachelors in architecture.  John retired in 2016 from Hasenstab Architects, Inc after many years of service.  He had many passions, which included cycling and golfing and especially spending time with his family and friends.  John was an avid sports fan, cheering on the Indians, Browns, and Cavs.

He is survived by his wife of 39 years, Lynn; children, Mark (Hilary) and Lindsey Van Auker; granddaughter, Ella; brothers, Steve (Debbie), Tom (Tami) and Dave (Sandie) Van Auker and sister, Kelly Shaw (Don), and many nieces and nephews.  

Calling hours will be 4-7pm Friday at the Hummel Funeral Home, 3475 Copley Rd. Copley, Ohio 44321. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:00am Saturday at St. Victor Catholic Church, 3435 Everett Rd. Richfield, Ohio 44286.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be to or Rotary Club of Brunswick, P.O. Box 252, Brunswick, Ohio 44212 (memo line: Brunswick Division of Fire).



4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Friday, June 29, 2018
Hummel Funeral Home- Copley
3475 Copley Rd.
Copley, Ohio, United States

Mass of Christian Burial

10:00 am
Saturday, June 30, 2018
St. Victor Catholic Church
3435 Everett Rd.
Richfield, Ohio, United States