H. Dale Gotschall, 85 of Cambridge, passed away Monday, May 7, 2012 at his home. Dale was born September 29, 1926 to Charles C. and Zella B. Gotschall at the town of Apex, Ohio. Shortly after his birth the family relocated to Scio, Ohio where Dale was raised and graduated from Scio High School in 1944.

Dale was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Margaret in 2009, an infant daughter, Rebecca Jean Gotschall, a son Jeffrey Lloyd Gotschall, and a daughter-in-law, Caren Sue Gotschall.

In keeping with Dales wishes there will be no viewing or visiting hours. A graveside service will be held Wednesday, May 9, 2012 at 11 a.m. at Gnadenhutten Cemetery on Cherry Street in Gnadenhutten, Ohio,  (all family and friends are welcome), with Pastors John Wallace and Gary Fitzgerald officiating. A meal will follow for family and friends at the John Heckewelder Memorial Moravian Church 145 S. Walnut Street Gnadenhutten, Ohio. Memorial contributions can be made to Moravian Music Foundation 457 South Church Street Winston Salem, NC 27101 or www.moravianmusic.org or to Hospice of Guernsey P.O. Box 1165 Cambridge, Ohio 43725. Online condolences can be posted on Dale’s Tribute Wall at www.bundy-lawfuenralhome.com.

A full obituary will appear in the next print edition of the Harrison News-Herald.