Auer, James R. “Jim” fortified with the Sacraments of Holy Mother Church, Monday, November 6, 2017. Beloved husband of the late Sharon Auer (nee Spann); dear father of Debbie Thomas and Karen Auer; dear grandfather of Nate and Olivia Thomas; dear brother of Barb (Phil) Haman, John (Jackie) Auer, Mary Jo (Mark) Reichert, Ed (Mary) Auer and Gary (Christine) Auer; dear brother-in-law of Ruth Spann; our dear uncle, great-uncle, nephew, cousin and friend to many.

Jim was a lifelong member of St. John the Baptist Church and a 50 plus year member of St. Francis de Sales Benevolent Society. Services: Funeral from KUTIS AFFTON Chapel, 10151 Gravois, Monday, November 13, 9:15 a.m. to St. John the Baptist Catholic Church for 10 a.m. Mass. Interment J.B. National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions to St. John the Baptist Church. Visitation Sunday, 4-8 p.m.