Martha L. Auker

Sunday, November 15, 2020
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Martha L. Auker, age 96, of Billings, formerly of Glendive, passed away on Sunday, November 8, 2020 at Morning Star Senior Living in Billings.

Services will be held at a later date in the spring. Silha Funeral Home of Glendive has been entrusted with the arrangements.

Martha was born on June 21, 1924 in Miles City, sixth child of Theodore and Marie Wagner of Ashland, Mont. She was raised and schooled in Ashland. Martha graduated from high school in Rosebud in 1942.

She attended Billings Business College for 15 months and then worked in Billings until her marriage to Harold A. Auker on October 6, 1946.

They lived in Cody, Wyo. until moving to Glendive in 1951. She started working for Glendive Cable TV as an office manager in June 1967, retiring on September 1, 1989.

Harold preceded her in death on October 22, 1978. Also preceding her in death were her parents; two brothers, George and Herb Wagner; three sisters, Lucille Brown, Ann Wagner, and Elizabeth Torgerson; and one nephew, Ken Brown.

Surviving are two sons, Edwin (Luana) Auker of Hardin and George (Laura) Auker of Billings; one daughter, Theresa (Geoffrey) Auker Becker of Applegate, Ore.; three grandsons, Steve Auker, David (Jenn) Auker and Anthony Jaime Auker; one granddaughter, Meghan Becker; one nephew, Norman (Dani) Brown; and one niece-in-law, Judi Brown.

Martha was a member of First Congregational Church UCC, SoNu Homemakers Club, and Pilgrim Circle of the First Congregational Church UCC.

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