Monday, February 16th, 2009
Marjorie M. Gerwels, 82, 294 E. 2nd St., Minster, died at 4:58 a.m. Feb. 14, 2009, at Heritage Manor Nursing Home, Minster.
She was born July 26, 1926, in Baltimore, Md., to Charles and Clara Rothley Bernard. On June 1, 1946, she married Karl Gerwels, who survives.
Other survivors are a son, Gary, Minster; a brother, James Bernard, Uhrichsville; a sister-in-law, Barb Bernard, New Philadelphia; two grandchildren and a great-grandchild.
Deceased is a brother Bruce Bernard.
She was retired from Crown Corporation, New Bremen, and had worked at the former Sherman Drug Store, Minster. She was a member of St. Augustine Catholic Church, Minster.
Funeral Mass is 10 a.m. Wednesday at the church, the Rev. Rick Nieberding officiating. Burial is at the church cemetery.
Calling is 4-7 p.m. Tuesday and 9-9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Minster.