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Gerald Lee Dornbusch

January 31, 1936 — November 10, 2021

DORNBUSCH Sr., Gerald L. age 85 of Kettering, Ohio passed away November 10, 2021 surrounded by his loved ones. He was a life member of Brick Layers Union Local 22 and retired from General Motors in 2003. He was a simple man who was devoted to his family and a caregiver to many. He loved spending time at his cabin in Michigan fishing with his family, gardening, and flowers.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Elwood N. and Thelma M. Dornbusch. He is survived by his children, Pamela (Mark) Chambers, Jerry Jr. (Annie) Dornbusch, Rusty (Missy) Dornbusch, grandchildren, Thomas (Amber) Dornbusch, Kelsey Dornbusch, Emily (Mark) Ostroski, Bradley Worley, Bailey (Nick) Swink, great-grandson, Landon Ostroski, brothers, Elwood (Shirley) Dornbusch, Ron Dornbusch Sr., and Mike (Louise) Dornbusch.

The family will receive friends and family at Routsong Funeral Home Kettering Chapel on Monday, November 15, 2021 from 10:00am-12:00pm. Funeral and graveside services will immediately follow with Thomas W. Dornbusch officiating. Burial will be at Willow View Cemetery. We would like to thank the Carlyle House and Hospice of Dayton for their tender care of our loved one.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Hospice of Dayton. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be made at www.routsong.com.

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