Garry Wayne Van Baren Jr.

November 5, 1963 ~ August 21, 2020 (age 56)

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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.

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August 27, 2020

2:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Grace Fellowship Church (Indiana)

Celebration of Life
August 27, 2020

4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Grace Fellowship Church of DeMotte (Indiana)

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