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Fred Gaylen Starr

March 5, 1937 — November 17, 2022

Sandwich

Fred Gaylen Starr

Fred Gaylen Starr, 85, of Sandwich, IL passed away on November 17, 2022. Fred was born on March 5, 1937 in Chicago, IL to Jesse and Erma (Miller) Starr. Fred was a veteran of the National Guard. He went on to work and retire from the tool and die Industry.  He was a previous member of the Moose. He had many hobbies, such as, woodworking, bowling, fishing, coin collecting, rooting for the Cubs and model trains.

Fred is survived by his wife, Margaret Starr; 7 children, Reyne (Starr) Dockins, Regina (Todd Richardson) Starr, Dot (Blaine) Bowen, Fred (Starr) Jr. Ellis, Sandra (Brian) Drake, Gaylen (Juanita) Starr and April (decd Robert) Mitro; 8 step-children; 31 grandchildren; 33 great grandchildren; As well as 1 sister, Bertha Nye.

He is preceded in death by his parents; Previous wives, Virginia Starr and Linda Starr; 2 children, Vicki (Starr) Hockett and an infant son, George Starr; 1 grandchild; 1 great grandchild; As well as 2 brothers, Jesse Starr Jr. and John Starr.

Cremation rites will be accorded. A private burial will take place at a later date at the Galva Cemetery in Galva, IL.

Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Beverage Family Funeral Home. Online condolences may be made at www.beveragefamilyfh.com

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