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313 Center St.
ASHLAND, OH 44805
Phone: 419-281-2566, 1-800-430-2566
Fax: 419-281-4411
Dennis Gerwig

Dennis O. Gerwig

Tuesday, September 10th, 1946 - Wednesday, January 6th, 2021
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Dennis O. Gerwig, 74

Dennis O. Gerwig, 74 of Ashland passed away Wednesday evening, January 6, 2021 in the Cleveland Clinic Main Campus. He was born on September 10, 1946 the son of the late Ocal Ord and Mary Adelle (nee Williams) Gerwig.

Dennis graduated from Mapleton High School, class of 1964. He married the love of his life, Cynthia “Cindy” Gerwig on March 26, 1966. She preceded him in death on October 24, 2020. Dennis and his wife Cindy were partners in business, just as in life, and owned and operated the family business Gerwig’s White Barn. They worked tirelessly to support their employees as well as their customers. His children have said “Dad could do anything.” They expressed fond memories of their dad playing softball on the Gerwig’s White Barn team, watching The Ohio State Buckeyes, and especially going with him to watch the Cleveland Browns.

Dennis is survived by three daughters, Toni (Jeff) Birch of Ashland, Kim (Keith) Barr of Jeromesville, and Denise (Bobby) Elliott of Ashland; one son, Denny (Jenna) Gerwig of Ashland; six grandchildren, Malori (Joe) Cefoli of Lewis Center, Megan (Will) McMahan of West Salem, Josh Barr of Jeromesville, Christian Elliott of Ashland, and Kinsley and Karsyn Gerwig both of Ashland; two great grandchildren, Eliana Cefoli and Hayden McMahan; two brothers, Bill (Shirley) Gerwig and David (Vicky) Gerwig both of Ashland, a sister Marlene Dewitt of Leesburg Fl, and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, Dennis was preceded in death by two sisters Violet Mortenson and Gloria Heffelfinger.

In remembrance of Dennis, Gerwig's White Barn will be closed on Wednesday January 13, 2021, and will resume normal business hours on Thursday January 14, 2021.

The family would like to thank their loyal patrons for their thoughts and prayers on the loss of Dennis.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Ashland County Cancer Association, 1011 East Main Street Suite A, Ashland, OH 44805.

Online condolences may be shared on the funeral home's website at denbowfh.com.

Denbow-Gasche Funeral Home & Crematory is handling the arrangements.
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Love, Dianne, Andrea & Charlotte

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Tracie Raynard

Posted at 02:23pm
The Hendricks and Raynard families extend their deepest sympathy in the loss of Dennis. We are praying for strength and peace for your family in the days ahead. My parents have been shopping at your store regularly since 1987. I worked for Dennis during my junior and senior year of high school at Mapleton (1987-1988) and my daughter worked for him last year as a cashier. He will be missed. Thank you to your whole family for what Gerwigs means to the community.

Janet Lefever

Posted at 12:04am
The Lefever family extends there deepests sympathy of the loss of your dad he was a great guy.He will be missed
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Carl "Ross" Oehling

Posted at 06:56pm
To the Gerwig Family, sorry for your loss! Always liked going to his store. Dennis & his wife were good caring people & hard workers. Also I played slow pitch softball against his team many times when I lived in Nova & played with my Brother Mark Oehling softball team from Nova. Some good old times. RIP Denny
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