Dean Raymond Gauwitz 65, of Farmington passed away on August 20, 2020 at the Richard L. Owens Hospice in Peoria, surrounded by family after a long and courageous battle with cancer. He was born on February 4, 1955 in Peoria the son of George and Katherine Louise (Hopple) Gauwitz.
Dean worked for Johnson Hydraulic for 15 years as a welder.
He is survived by his siblings: Rita Gauwitz of Pekin, Vicky (Phil) Scovill of Peoria, Amy (Joe) Lawrence of Peoria Heights, Nick Gauwitz of East Peoria, Sharon Gauwitz of Peoria, Doug Gauwitz of Farmington and several nieces and nephews.
Dean was preceded in death by his parents.
A graveside service will be held on Wednesday August 26, 2020 at 10am at Swan Lake Memorial Gardens. Cumerford-Clary Funeral Home in Peoria is assisting the family with arrangements.
Online tributes and condolences may be made at www.hurdfamilyfunerals.com. Memorial contributions may be directed to the Richard L. Owens Hospice Home or Epilepsy Foundation.
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Swan Lake Memory Gardens
4601 W. War Memorial Dr.
Peoria, IL 61615
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