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David “Dave” W. Ganse

Date of Death: February 5, 2018
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Amherst Chapel
1600 Amherst Street
Winchester, VA 22601
Friday 2/9, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Amherst Chapel
1600 Amherst Street
Winchester, VA 22601
Saturday 2/10, 11:00 am

Reception to follow the service
Omps Reception Center
Amherst Chapel


Memorial contributions may be made to:

The Laurel Center
P.O. Box 14
Winchester, Virginia 22604

David “Dave” W. Ganse, 63, of Winchester, Virginia passed away unexpectedly Monday, February 5, 2018, at his home after suffering a heart attack. He was found in his favorite spot, enjoying the beautiful views of the landscape through his bedroom windows. Dave was born in 1954 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, the son of Marjorie A. GanseContinue Reading

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Cathy (Weiss '74) Thompson left a message on February 14, 2018:
So sorry to learn of David's death. Very sad. He was the architect on our commercial building and it was a pleasure to work with him and the results were beautiful. Way too young, and a loss to you, Pam, and your children. My sympathy.
Mae Tigney Thomas left a message on February 10, 2018:
Sorry for your loss are in my prayers God bless and keep you. Class of 72
Don and Janni Kohne left a message on February 9, 2018:
So sorry to hear of Dave's passing. Enjoyed many years of playing music with him in the early years. Prayers to the family:(
J.W. COMBS left a message on February 9, 2018:
Sorry for your loss. Dave was a very special guy with many talents. The last time I saw Dave was at his induction into the James Wood HOF. We had a good laugh about classmates, teams and coaches. I was so glad I went to see him...time is so precious. Rest easy my friend...GOD has a game plan for all of us.
John Rotz left a message on February 8, 2018:
Bob and Donnie, My deepest sympathy goes out to you and your entire family on the passing of your brother. How difficult this must be. As I am out of town, and will not be able to attend the service, please know my thoughts are with you.
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Cindy Wert left a message on February 8, 2018:
Dear Bob, Please accept our deepest sympathy on the loss of your brother. May it give you some comfort to know that we will be keeping you in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time and in the days to come. David & Cindy Bennett Wert, JWHS Class of '69
Nancy Conahan left a message on February 8, 2018:
We are so sorry for your loss of your father. He was still so young and loved you dearly. God Speed, Leah. Hugs and Prayers. I am so glad you were able to spend time with your Dad over the holidays. Love You Always, Nancy & Buzz
Lucy O'Grady left a message on February 8, 2018:
The profile pic here was taken around 5 years ago at a barn concert in Boyce, VA - Dave took me along with a friend, Dane, who was visiting from New York. We had such a great time listening to music, laughing ,dancing and star gazing. I love this photo and the memory of that night. RIP my friend.
Jim Stutzman left a message on February 8, 2018:
What sad news! David was a wonderful architect, lover of great music, all around good guy & a tremendous help to me as designer & project coordinator of our collision center project. He was a gem to work with & we developed a close friendship during that time & beyond. Our deepest condolences to the entire Ganse family & all David's many friends & associates. RIP my friend...Cheers!
Omps Funeral Home left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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