56 year old, Garry Wayne Van Baren Jr., of DeMotte, passed away August 21, 2020.
On November 5, 1963, in Harvey, Illinois, Garry was born to Garry & Walita (Van Kanegan) Van Baren. Garry was a graduate of Kankakee Valley High School class of 1981. He was a self-employed construction worker. Garry loved life, family and friends. He enjoyed motorcycles, jet skis, wave runners, and traveling.
Garry is survived by: parents: Garry Sr. & Walita, children: Christopher Van Baren, Jason Van Baren, Jessica Van Baren, Abigail ‘Abi’ Van Baren, 6 grandchildren: Laila, Tonya, Ethan, Autumn, Ivy, and Lilah, and brother: Dale (Gina) Van Baren.
Garry was preceded in death by a granddaughter: Adalynn
Friends are invited to visit with the family from 2:00 until 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 27, 2020, at Grace Fellowship Church, DeMotte, Indiana. A Celebration of Life Service will take place at the church at 4:00 p.m. with Pastor Tim Hester officiating.
Boersma Funeral Home of Wheatfield has been entrusted with these arrangements.