Arline "Peggy" Aukerman

Birth Date: 
Friday, August 29, 1947
Date of Passing: 
Sunday, May 2, 2021

WOOSTER – Arline “Peggy” Aukerman, 73, of Wooster passed away on Sunday, May 2, 2021 at Ohio’s Hospice LifeCare in Wooster.

She was born August 29, 1947 in Wooster the daughter of Robert and Thelma Smith Leighty.  She married Duane T. Aukerman on June 20, 1964.  He preceded her in death on February 3, 2014.

Peggy was a homemaker and had worked as a cook for the Wooster Rotary and the Ranch.  She enjoyed sewing, cross stitch, embroidery, quilting, cooking, baking, putting together puzzles and spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.

Surviving are her children Jeff (Karen) Aukerman, Rod (Kim) Aukerman and Brenda (Brad) Fleming all of Wooster; grandchildren Brett (Kristy) Aukerman, Brittany (Aaron) Moore, Alyssa (Cody) Strock, Jessica Aukerman, Nathan (Aimee) Aukerman, Josh Aukerman, Kaitlyn Aukerman, Jake Fleming, Garrett Fleming and Sam Fleming; Great grandchildren Noah Aukerman, Moxen Moore, Everleigh Strock, Madelyn Aukerman, Zoey Aukerman and Oliver Aukerman; siblings Beth Ann Blair and William Leighty both of Wooster.

In addition to her husband, Duane, she was preceded by her parents and siblings Ruby Nickles, twin sister Pauline Leighty, Ruth Marie Aukerman and Bonnie Boreman.

Friends will be received at the McIntire, Bradham & Sleek Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster on Saturday, May 8, 2021 from 4-6:00 p.m.  Masks are required and social distancing will be observed.

There will be no funeral services.

Online condolences may be left for the family at


Saturday, May 8, 2021 from 4-6:00 p.m. at the funeral home


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Sorry for your loss, Rod. You were a good and caring son. Peace be with you and your family.

Dearest Brenda and family, We are deeply sorry for the passing of your Mother, and Grandmother. Although she is gone, her memories will live in your hearts forever. God Bless and give you strength and comfort for each day forward. We love you!

We were sad to hear of Peggy passing. We hope you take comfort knowing that her life was well lived and left this
world a better place than she found it.

Brenda and family,
I'm so sorry for your and your family lost. Praying for all.

Our most sincere condolences to all of her family. We enjoyed having Peggy part of our El Rancho Grande family. Her humor and friendship will always be remembered. She was a great joy!

So sorry for your family’s loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.

So sorry for your loss , sending prayers

Brenda, Sincere condolences to you and your entire family. God Bless

Sorry to hear about the loss of sweet Peggy. She always had a beautiful smile & a giggle that was contagious.. She will be missed.. Heaven got a an amazing lady. May GOD’S love comfort all of you. Rest In Peace Peggy

We are so sorry to learn of Peggy's passing. We understand that your grief is great & the missing of her runs deep. She was certainly a special lady to all who knew her. Praying you find comfort in knowing she suffers no more & has found peace.

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