Daniel James "Dane" Varga

  • Born: November 3, 1968
  • Died: July 15, 2019
  • Location: Battle Creek, Michigan

Farley Estes Dowdle Funeral Home & Cremation Care

105 Capital Ave NE
Battle Creek, MI 49017

Tel. (269) 962-5527

Tribute & Message From The Family

Dan was born November 3, 1968 in Battle Creek, Michigan the son of Dana Andrew and Christine Kay (Kipp) Varga. He was a graduate of Harper Creek High School. He was formerly employed at Koyo, where he took a medical retirement. He recently enjoyed doing small engine repair for a local hardware store.

Surviving are his son, Tyler James Varga (23); daughter, Areell M. Varga (19); brother, Jamie Varga; sister, Angela Henderson; mother, Christine Kipp; father, Dana Varga; paternal grandmother, Betty Strong; paternal grandfather, Frank Varga; aunts, Beth Enskat and Connie Strong; uncles, Steve, Andy and Mark Kipp; and all manner of magnificent, lovely, riff-raffian friends and extended family. Dane was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, James Kipp; maternal grandmother, Lee Weimer; step-grandfather, Ridgeway Strong; aunt, Jacqueline Kipp, uncle, Terry Kipp and his cousin, Ryan Kipp.

Dan liked small engine repair, loved, "Big Whopper Fishing", enjoyed auto racing, the casino, motocross and dirt biking; but most of all he loved being with his kids and friends. He also enjoyed his dog pals, Pedro and Sparky and assorted snakes and lizards.

Memorial Dinner for Dan Varga. Bring yourself in your most comfy jeans and T shirt to help us celebrate Dan's life and his journey home. Have a meal with us and share a story or two on Friday July 26th, 2019 from 6-8 pm at the Robin's Nest at 16181 10 Mile Road (across from Floral Lawn Cemetery, one block from East Michigan Avenue). If the mood hits--bring your favorite pot luck dish (totally optional), otherwise we gotcha covered.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Humane Society of South Central Michigan, 2500 Watkins Rd., Battle Creek, MI 49015.

Arrangements are by Farley Estes Dowdle Funeral Home & Cremation Care. Personal messages for the family may be placed her at www.farleyestesdowdle.com.
Please call us at 269-962-5527 if you have any question.


Condolence & Memory Journal

Pops you will never be forgotten you touched so many hearts and souls you opened your door to those who needed help you took in alot of us teens becuase u believed in us you tought us so much you tought us how to be family how to forgive and how to love you were a dad figure to most of us and for that i thank u you will be missed and always loved by many ... may you rest in peace

Posted by Kelly Madry - Battle creek, MI - Friend   July 18, 2019

I miss you Dan <3. took to second words a help was gave always and wisdom of us everyone dad you in>

Posted by Shawn Fogle - Battle creek - Friend   July 18, 2019

Dan Varga, thank you for always being one of my very best friends in this crazy mixed up world. You were always there when I needed someone to lean on and I will forever be grateful. You have always been so loved by me and will be in my heart eternally. I hope wherever you go in the afterlife there's a big beautiful fishing spot just for you. I'm going to miss you so much RIP

Posted by Tina Southern - Battle Creek, MI - Friend   July 17, 2019

Rest in heaven bro I hate to see a good man gone so soon know that we loved you and always will

Posted by Marsha Wade - Batte Creek, MI - Family   July 17, 2019