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