Gary Alan Behrens,
63 of Porter, IN, passed away suddenly on May 17, 2018.
Gary will be
lovingly remembered by Lene (nee Popp) his wife of 29 years, brother David
Behrens (Jan), sister Gail Mathews, brother-in-law Louis Popp Jr. (Fay),
sister-in-law Lori O’Malley (William), sister-in-law Helen Blane (Monte),
sister-in-law Laine Kasarda, brother-in-law Lance Popp (April), as well as
numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews and dear friends.
Gary was preceded
in death by his parents Margaret and Alan Behrens, brother-in-law Karl
Mathews, in-laws Louis and Shirley Popp, and sister-in-law Patricia
Gary was retired
from Rexnord Industries, and often joked that he was so busy, he does not
know how he ever had time to work. He loved spending his time with family,
especially his nieces, nephews, and the great nieces and nephews he was the
“Uncle-est uncle ever”. He was a fully involved member of Trinity Lutheran
Church in Valparaiso, and will be dearly missed by his friends on the
Property committee, as well as many dear friends in the congregation. Gary
also volunteered for the men’s shelter at Valparaiso Presbyterian Church and
Trinity Church. Gary will be remembered for his huge faith in the
Resurrection, love for the work of Jesus Christ, his generosity, unusual
sense of humor, and gentleness and love to his family and friends.
will be held Tuesday, May 22, 2108, at 10:00 a.m., at Trinity Lutheran
Church, 201 N. Washington St., Valparaiso, with visitation from 9 -- 10 a.m.
Friends may meet
with the family on Monday, May 21, from 4-8 p.m., at Moeller Funeral Home,
104 Roosevelt Road, Valparaiso. The burial will be at Angelcrest Cemetery.
Memorials may be
made to Trinity Lutheran Church or the Christian Food Pantry of Valparaiso.