TBDBITL Alumni Club

The Best Damn Band In The Land - The Ohio State University Marching Band Alumni

Myron L. Aukerman

August 6, 1930 - March 7, 2014

Myron L. Aukerman age 83, of Centerville, Ohio passed away on Friday, March 7, 2014 at Miami Valley Hospital. He was preceded in death by his parents, Lewis C. and Osee M. (Shannon) Aukerman. Myron is survived by his loving wife of 61 years, Thelma Jean (King) Aukerman, of Centerville; two sons, Mark Aukerman, of Florida, Tim and wife, Chris Aukerman, of Sylvania, Ohio; two daughters, Pam and husband, Duane Lapp, of South Carolina, Beth Ann and husband, Jerry Arnold, of Huber Heights, Ohio; a sister, Jean Hiles, of Fairborn, Ohio; grandchildren, Jason Lapp, Shauna and husband, Mike Burens, Tyler, Travis and Julianne Aukerman, Kyle, Zach, Nate and Lucas Arnold; great-grandchildren, Carson Lapp, Addison and Ian Burens. He is also survived by other relatives and friends.

Myron was a member of St. Helen Catholic Church and volunteered with the St. Vincent De Paul Society. He was a veteran of the US Army serving with the 82nd Airborne Division and attended Ohio State University where he was in the Marching Band. The family wishes to extend their gratitude to Dr. Steven Chambers and the Miami Valley ICU nurses for the care, love and compassion shown to Myron and the family.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, March 11, 2014, from St. Helen Catholic Church, 5100 Burkhardt Road with Fathers David Brinkmoeller and Del Staigers, celebrants. The family will receive friends at the church from 9:00 am until the time of the mass on Tuesday. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that contributions be made to the St. Helen St. Vincent De Paul Society.

Myron was a member of the marching band in 1949 and 1950 and played baritone.