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Gary A. Darm

January 9, 1938 ~ December 29, 2017 (age 79)

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January 3, 2018

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Hagi & Baker Funeral Home
205 High St.
Streator, IL 61364

Funeral Service
January 4, 2018

11:00 AM
Hagi & Baker Funeral Home
205 High St.
Streator, IL 61364


  Gary A. Darm, 79, of Streator passed away at 4:07 PM Friday (December 29, 2017) at his home.

  A visitation will be held from 4-7 PM Wednesday and from 10-11 AM Thursday at the Hagi & Baker Funeral Home.

  Funeral services will be held at 11 AM Thursday at the funeral home.  Rev. Roger Davis will officiate. 

  Interment will be in Riverview Cemetery.  Pallbearers will be Dave Park, Gary Gilbert, Bob Babczak, Bill Dawson, Jonathan Vickers and Jimmy Ligori.

  He was born on January 9, 1938 in Ransom to Willis & Nettie (Shefield) Darm.  He married the former Sadie L. Bridgeforth in 1967 in Streator.  She survives.

  He is also survived by children:  Greg (Gail) Darm of Streator, Craig “Punky” (Kim) Darm of Streator, Michael (Lisa) Darm of Streator and Kim (Lennie) Grako of Streator; a special grandson Dustin Darm who they raised;12 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren.

  He was preceded in death by his parents, and two brothers:  Glenn “Zeke” Darm and John Darm.

  He graduated Streator Township High School and had worked at Owen’s-Illinois Glass and retired from U.S. Foods as a truck driver.

  He was a member of the Nazarene Church and was a stock car fan and a Dale Earnhardt Sr. Fan.

  Memorials may be directed to the American Heart Association.

  Online condolences may be left and his video tribute seen at

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