‹ Return to Current Obituaries

Order Flowers now for guaranteed delivery before Marie's visitation.

Marie A. Gurwell

Marie A. Gurwell, age 80, of Delta, Ohio, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loving family, Monday evening, December 18, 2017, at Fulton Manor Nursing and Rehab Center. She was born on September 11, 1937 to Adolf and Clara (Damman) Rathge. On September 5, 1959, Marie married Herbert Gurwell. She worked as a teachers aid at Pike-Delta-York Schools retiring in 1996.

Marie was a very active member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Delta. She was also a member of the German Club. Marie enjoyed fishing, cross-stitching, crocheting, and polka dancing. Most of all she enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.

She is survived by her loving husband, Herbert Gurwell; children, Matthew J. Gurwell, Benjamin J. (Lyla) Gurwell, and Rebecca (Jay) Schermond; grandchildren, Adam, Jason, Andrea, Nicole, Sydney, and Megan; 9 great-grandchildren, and many loving nieces and nephews.

Marie was preceded in death by her parents, sister, Esther, and brother, Wilfred.

Family and friends may visit, Thursday, December 21, 2017, from 2 to 8 p.m. at the Grisier-Weigel Funeral Home, 400 West Main St. in Delta (419.822.3121). Funeral Services will begin at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, at Trinity Lutheran Church, 410 Taylor St., Delta, Ohio, with Pastor Ed Strietelmeier officiating. Interment will follow at Evansport Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Trinity Lutheran Church in Delta Endowment Fund.

Residence: Delta, Ohio

Visitation: Thursday December 21, 2017 from 2-8 p.m. at Grisier~Weigel Funeral Home in Delta

Funeral Services: Friday December 22, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church in Delta

Burial: Evansport Cemetery

To plant memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Marie Gurwell, please visit our flower store.


Very sad to hear of Maries passing. I have fond memories of our stops on Route 20 for pie and coffee. She was a wonderful mother and wife My condolences to you coach

jim slagle Dec 21 2017 12:00 AM

Herb. So sorry to hear about the passing of your spouse. You and your family are in our prayers Carl van wert. (Retired MSP)

Carl van wert Dec 20 2017 12:00 AM

Herb: Please accept my most sincere condolences on Marie's passing! I know you will find strength in your faith.

Ken Marshall Dec 20 2017 12:00 AM

Herb, sorry to hear of Marie

Monte McGowen Dec 20 2017 12:00 AM

My thoughts and prayers are with you.

JJ Reyes Dec 20 2017 12:00 AM

Matt: To you, your father and the Gurwell family, you are in our thoughts and prayers.

Paul and Margie McClellan Dec 20 2017 12:00 AM

Matt words cannot express the sadness & grief I have for you and your dad with your mom

Dennis Bueno Dec 19 2017 12:00 AM