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Steven Auston

Steven Paul Auston, 51, of Freeburg, IL, born June 2, 1966, in Alton, IL, died Thursday, June 15, 2017, at Saint Louis University Hospital, St. Louis, MO.

Mr. Auston was a laborer for Peerless/Premier Appliance Company in Belleville.  He was an avid NASCAR fan, a devoted St. Louis Cardinal Baseball fan, and a hard-core St. Louis Blues Fan. Steve was a U.S. Air Force veteran.
He was preceded in death by his father, James Vernon Auston; and his step-father, Jerry Knight.
Surviving are his wife of 16 years, Amy Louise, nee Fuchs, Auston, whom he married November 11, 2000;
his mother, Mildred, nee Brown, Knight of East Alton, IL;
two brothers, Mike Auston of Washington,
and Gary (Kelly) Knight of Cottage Hills, IL;
his mother-in-law, Delores F. Fuchs of Belleville, IL;
and nephews.

Memorials may be made to the Belleville Area Humane Society.  Condolences may be expressed to the family online at

Visitation:  Friends may visit with the family from 4 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 20, 2017 at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home.

Funeral:  A memorial service will be at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 20, 2017, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL.

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Condolences Left For Steven Auston

    It is with a very heavy heart we say good bye to one of the best friends we have ever had the pleasure to call a friend. We hope you get to meet your idol, Dale Earnhardt Sr. RIP our friend, our brother.

    Keith & Susie Boismenue, Mascoutah, IL, 62258

    Amy my dear, I was so saddened to read of your loss. I am assured that in the time you had with Steve, you gathered many happy memories. Honor him with your tears and with your smiles as you look back on your time together. My loving thoughts and prayers are with you. Sophia Treser (with fond memories of our Sweetheart Fundraiser)

    Sophia Treser, Belleville, IL, 62221

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