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“Looking forward to the holidays has changed here in our company. Gary made Columbian a special place to work. He always showed us how much we meant...Read More »
1 of 17 | Posted by: Grace Casaus - Joliet, IL

“May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. ”
2 of 17 | Posted by: Jeff Abbas - Chicago, IL

“SherryI was so saddened to hear of Gary's passing. He made our business fun and was well respected. I enjoyed working with him. He will be missed!...Read More »
3 of 17 | Posted by: Patti Heffernan - Palatine, IL

“Dear Sherry,We are saddened to hear of your loss. Our love and thoughts are with you. We are keeping you in prayer.Please remember we are here for...Read More »
4 of 17 | Posted by: Tasia Schuler - FALLBROOK, CA

“I worked with Gary for many years at Columbian Agency. Back in the Corvette days, we would both park our vetts on the side of the building in New...Read More »
5 of 17 | Posted by: Sharon Waldvogel - Roselle, IL

“My sincere sympathy to you Sherry and your family. I enjoyed working with Gary and his staff at Columbian Insurance Agency while employed at MKD...Read More »
6 of 17 | Posted by: Deneen Mason - Elgin, IL

“Gary was our insurance agent for over 20 years but to us he was more than that. Gary was someone we could trust and count on no matter what. ...Read More »
7 of 17 | Posted by: Mario, Pete, Liz, Joe & Peter Cairo - IL

“I worked with Gary when he first started in the insurance business with Country Companies.Gary always had a smile and a lot of confidence.Had a lot...Read More »
8 of 17 | Posted by: LARRY ONCKEN - AURORA, IL

“Gary was a great business agent and friend. He was always there for me and I looked up to him as one of the best insurance experts that I know. Gary...Read More »
9 of 17 | Posted by: Daren Kuntz - Kankakee, IL

“Gary was a terrific guy to work with. When I got into the insurance business years ago, he was one of the first people I met. He could not have...Read More »
10 of 17 | Posted by: Fred LeSage - Bourbonnais, IL

“We are so sorry to hear of the passing of Gary. We have dealt with Gary for many years. He handled our Business insurance. What a wonderful person to...Read More »
11 of 17 | Posted by: Ed and Sharon Warnecke - IL

“Our deepest sympathy to Sherry and the rest of the family. I met Gary in 2009 when I bought a boat from him and we were buddies ever since. I will...Read More »
12 of 17 | Posted by: John Hamrick - Mount Juliet, TN

“It was always a pleasure when Gary came to our office. No matter what was going on he would always take time to share a laugh.God Bless ”
13 of 17 | Posted by: Mike Peters - Hoffman Estates, IL

“Our deepest sympathy to Sherry, "Laila" and his entire family. We met Gary a couple summers ago though mutual friends and are truly saddened by his...Read More »
14 of 17 | Posted by: Pete and Cathy Hemauer - Elgin, IL

“I have worked and known Gary for nearly 12 years and he was a valued friend and mentor to me. I am shocked and saddened will remember the funny...Read More »
15 of 17 | Posted by: Jesse Pleuss - Park Ridge, IL

“My thoughts and prayers go out to the Eaton family in this time of sorrow.I just talked to Gary a couple of weeks ago so I was shocked to hear the...Read More »
16 of 17 | Posted by: Joe King - Rochelle, IL

“Our thoughts and prayers to Sherry and the Eaton family. I worked with Gary for 22 years. He taught me a lot in the insurance business. So many...Read More »
17 of 17 | Posted by: Cassandra Plotts - Maryville, TN


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Gary A. Eaton Jr.
52, of Homer Glen, passed away Saturday, September 10, 2016. Gary was born in Joliet to the late Gary A. Sr. and Erma (nee Kissinger) Eaton. Beloved husband of Sherry (nee Jacob); loving brother of Daniel (Sheila) Eaton, Lora (Mark) Hunt, and Rebecca Eaton; dear uncle of numerous nieces and nephews. Gary was a self-employed Insurance Broker and was a member of Professional Independent Agents. He was also a member of Chicago Roofing Contractors Association and Chicago Road Builders. Gary had a passion for boating and was a member of Offshore Only. Memorials in Gary's name to TLC Animal Shelter, Homer Glen or Lurie Children's Hospital at Silver Cross would be appreciated. Family will receive friends at Kurtz Memorial Chapel 65 Old Frankfort Way, Frankfort, IL 60423 on Thursday, September 15, 2016 from 2 – 8pm. Funeral Service Friday, September 16, 2016 at 10:00am in the funeral home chapel. Interment Good Shepherd Cemetery, Orland Park, IL.