Gary Allen Overweg, 61

Gary Allen Overweg, 61, went to be with our Lord and Savior on Oct. 10, 2014, at his home.
Gary was born May 3, 1953, and was adopted by Cornie and Leona Overweg who have preceded him in death as well as his two step-mothers, Justina (Riemersma) Overweg and Kathrine (Poppema) Overweg.  
Gary was a very kind man. He was proud of his house, yard, flower garden and pets.  
Gary liked visiting and spending time with friends, including Mark Erlandson and Linda Bultman. He loved everyone's pets.  
Gary died peacefully at home with the gracious help of Hospice of Holland and Holland Hospital. He will be missed by all.
Gary is survived by a sister Kathleen (Don) Hicks of Zeeland; nephews, Eric (Ericka) Rodriguez of Allegan and Kyle Hicks of Zeeland; great-nephews, Skyler and Kody Rodriguez of Zeeland and a great-niece Caylea Rodriguez of Zeeland; step-nieces Shannon (Darrin) Long of Colorado and Ariel (Mike) White of Texas.
Gary is also survived by several step-siblings, Ron (Jane) Riemersma of Holland, Marcia (Jack) Geerlings of Zeeland, Merry (Allen) Brummel of Zeeland, Brian (Diane) Riemersma of Zeeland, Mary (Bruce) DeMaagd of Florida, Sharon (Roger) VanNoord of Zeeland, Teresa (Griff) Degolier of Minnesota, Kathy Boes of Indiana and Melissa Easdon of Zeeland; several aunts, uncles, step-nieces and nephews; and great-nieces and nephews and cousins.
A memorial service will be Saturday, Oct. 18, 11 a.m., at Holland Heights Christian Reformed Church, 836 East 8th St., Holland. The Rev. Tom Kragt will be officiating.
At Gary's request cremation will take place.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Holland or Zeeland Christian Schools, Harbor Shore Humane Society or the food pantry at St. Peter Parish in Douglas.  
Arrangements are being provided by Dykstra Funeral Home-Mulder Chapel. To sign an on-line registry or leave a memory, visit



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