Gary W. VanOort
Gary W. Van Oort
Tombstone, AZ - Gary W. Van Oort, 69, of Tombstone, AZ, formally of Holland, MI passed away after a courageous fight with cancer on June 14, 2021. Gary was a graduate of West Ottawa High School. He was a U.S. Navy Veteran, having served on the USS Enterprise during the Vietnam war. Gary was an avid motorcyclist and a member of The American Legion and VFW. He was the recipient of the Legion of The Silver Rose.
Gary was preceded in death by his parents, Bernard and Dorothy Van Oort, and a sister, Diane.
He is survived by his daughter Amanda (Khone) Sengmany; grandchildren, Savonna Van Oort, Mikah Sengmany, Merek Sengmany; great granddaughter, Ivy Hernandez; siblings, Donna Blackburn, Debra Van Auken, Kim Van Oort; several nieces, nephews and cousins; and many friends in Arizona.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Southern Arizona VA Fisher House. Donations can be mailed to:
Voluntary Services (9-135)
3601 S. 6th Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85723
Published by The Holland Sentinel from Jul. 24 to Jul. 25, 2021.
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I´m so sorry to hear of Gary´s passing. He was always a joy to wait on at Dykstra´s (Drug Store) in Holland. My deepest condolences to his family.
Linda Rycenga
July 24, 2021
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