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Daniel James "Dane" Varga

Daniel James "Dane" Varga
  • November 3, 1968 - July 15, 2019
  • Battle Creek, Michigan

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“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...Read More »
1 of 4 | Posted by: Kelly Madry - Battle creek, MI

“I miss you Dan <3. You was a second dad to everyone and always took us in to help us and gave us words of wisdom.much love pops ”
2 of 4 | Posted by: Shawn Fogle - Battle creek

“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...Read More »
3 of 4 | Posted by: Tina Southern - Battle Creek, MI

“Rest in heaven bro I hate to see a good man gone so soon know that we loved you and always will ”
4 of 4 | Posted by: Marsha Wade - Batte Creek, MI

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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
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