Dorothy was employed as a secretary. She was a member of Harvest Christian Church, Hudson United Methodist Church in Florida, PEO in Florida, and Harmony Chimes at Wesleyan Village. She enjoyed ballroom dancing, played bells and chimes, loved to read, and was involved with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Mrs. Gangwisch is survived by her daughters, Betty Arthur (James) of Pittsburgh, Pennslyvania and Judy Wacker (Ed) of Elyria; 12 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; brother, Byron Davis (Lois) of Hudson, Florida.
She was preceded in death by her late husband, Louis Gangwisch (2010); parents, George R. and Cornelia (nee Probst) Davis; brother, Robert Davis; and sister, Grace Maier.
Friends may call 2 until 5 P.M., Saturday, September 8, 2012, at Busch Funeral Home, 114 Second Street, Elyria. A Memorial Service will be 11 A.M., Monday, September 10, 2012, at Wesleyan Village Cascade Room. Reverend Beth McKee and Reverend Jim Mazey will officiate. Inurnment will take place at Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery at a later date.
Memorial contributions can be forwarded to Wesleyan Senior Living Foundation, 807 West Avenue, Elyria, OH 44035. www.buschfuneral.com.