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Garrett Gerald Gaertner

July 19, 1966 — July 12, 2023


Garrett Gaertner born July 19th, a man of God, died at age 56 on July 12th, 2023, after a long hard fight with cancer.
Garrett is survived by children Garrett (Allison) Gaertner, Caitlyn (Jamie) Stephens, and Gunner Gaertner. His mother Doris Gaertner, brothers George (Surjia) Gaertner and Curtis Gaertner, and many nieces, nephews, and cousins he loved very much.
In his death he is preceeded with his beautiful wife Sandra Gaertner, his daughter Sarah Gaertner, his dad Lawrence Gaertner, and his in-laws John and Virginia Olensinski.
Garrett, a Chicago IL native, was a devoted dad, brother, son, and friend. A man who's middle name might as well of been Fun,  enjoyed trying to make kids laugh, especially all of his great nieces and nephews. His dying wish was for all his family and friends to be saved.
If any donations would like to be made they can be made at: or given via Zelle or cash to his son Garrett Gaertner or via Zelle, Facebook Pay, Paypal, Zelle or cash to daughter Caitlyn Stephens (Gaertner). 

Per request, Mr. Gaertner was cremated. The family will host a Celebration of Life service at a later date.

Pine Knot Funeral Home is assisting the family with funeral arrangements.

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