Evans Funeral Home
"Compassionate Funeral Service"
Carrington and New Rockford, North Dakota
701.652.3003 or 701.947.2911
Secondary Number ~ 701.650.9937
Dennis D. Gehrtz
Dennis Dean Gehrtz, age 67, of New Rockford, ND, went to Heaven on Wednesday December 16, 2020 at the Sanford Medical Center in Fargo, ND.
Dennis Dean Gehrtz was born in Northwood, ND on March 23, 1953, the son of Dean and Edith (Cicha) Gehrtz. He attended school in Larimore, Sheyenne and New Rockford, ND, graduating in 1972.
Dennis married Mary Steinbach on June 10, 1983, in New Rockford, ND.
Dennis was an active member of the Lions Club, Knights of Columbus and Central North Dakota Steam Threshers. He was a member of St. John’s Catholic Church in New Rockford, ND. Dennis worked various jobs in New Rockford, ND, most recent, Thompson Apiaries. He was a dedicated and hard worker.
Dennis enjoyed fishing, trips to the casino, eating out, and Friday game night with family. He was a proud father to LaRae, born April 26,1992 and a proud grandfather to his four grandchildren.
Dennis touched the lives of many with his smile and trademark sense of humor. He truly cared about people and had a heart of gold. God bless his memory.
Dennis is survived by his wife Mary of 37 years, daughter LaRae (Iram) Sifuentes Becerra, grandchildren Malaki, Miley, Arilynn and Andres all of New Rockford, ND, seven siblings, David (Patti) Gehrtz, New Rockford, ND, Vickie (Mike) Bartholome, Devils Lake, ND, Carol (Mike) Risovi, New Rockford, ND, Steven (Elaine) Gehrtz, Fargo, ND, Shirley (Pat) Hughes, Covington OH, Donna (Bruce) Gedrose, New Rockford, ND, and Curtis (Barb) Gehrtz, Fargo, ND, brother-in-law, Mark Steinbach, New Rockford, ND, and numerous nieces and nephews.
Welcoming him into Heaven are his parents, Dean and Edith Gehrtz.
Visitation will be Tuesday, December 22, 2020 from 9:00AM – 5:00PM at Evans Funeral Home, New Rockford and from 6:00PM-6:45PM followed by a Rosary at 6:45PM & Prayer Service at 7:00PM all at St. John’s Catholic Church, New Rockford.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held Wednesday, December 23, 2020 at 10:30AM at St. John’s Catholic Church, New Rockford.
Burial will be in St. John’s Catholic Cemetery, New Rockford, ND.
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