GARRY BERINGER - Due to circumstances beyond our control, we have had to cancel the visitation and service for Garry Beringer on August 1, 2019 at Kaniewski Funeral Home. Thank you for your condolences and prayers.
March 6, 1944 – July 25, 2019
Garry Dee Beringer, 75, passed away on July 25, 2019 at 12:37 p.m. at Memorial Hospital in South Bend, IN. Garry was born on March 6, 1944 in South Bend and was a lifelong resident. He will be missed by his loving family, his daughter Tracy (Matt) Longfellow of South Bend, granddaughter Justina (Al) Schmucker of Elkhart, IN, grandson Daniel Bass (fiancé Nichole Wetle) Portland, OR, and great grandchildren Avan, Aloysius, Camden, & Madelyne Schmucker.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corp, and his career included owning/operating Garry's Shell Service Station on 933 in South Bend during the late 60's to early 80's, owner of Debee Concrete in the 80's, and as a highly-trained mechanic for Mack Truck and 15 years with Steel Warehouse in South Bend, from where he retired.
His favorite pastimes included drag racing and demolition derby as a young man, he loved working on his home, playing with his dogs, watching westerns and war movies, especially with John Wayne; and most of all spending time with his daughter, grandchildren and great grandchildren.
“After caring for you, Dad, so many years (which was my greatest honor), I will miss you very much. But the only thing I ever wanted for you was to be happy and pain free. I love you, Dad!” Tracy
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Joseph County Humane Society
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