Harold L. VerBryck
Harold L. VerBryck, 85, of Galveston, Indiana, went to be with Jesus on Sunday afternoon, Sept. 15, 2019, while at Wellbrooke in Kokomo. Harold was born to Norris and Florence VerBryck on Feb. 25, 1934. He married Ellen J. Lees on June 27, 1954. He retired from Delphi Electronics in 1997.
Harold was a member of Galveston First Baptist Church and served as a deacon and trustee. He was a man of God who loved the Lord and dedicated his life to helping others. He touched the lives of many and never missed the opportunity to share the love of Jesus with others, which was demonstrated in his role as a Boy Scout leader, Mason, and the countless hours he spent building the church's current sanctuary. He also enjoyed farming and gardening.
Surviving family include his wife, Ellen J. VerBryck; children, Allen (Vera) VerBryck, Jeff (Lori) VerBryck and Theresa (Tony) Dirker. Surviving grandchildren are Tyler VerBryck, Matthew VerBryck, Ryan Dirker, Amanda Richardson, Aaron (Morgan) Richardson, Michael (Samantha) VerBryck and Christopher Dirker. Surviving great-grandchildren include Jennifer Schoentrup, Sammy Schoentrup, MaKenzie VerBryck, Adalyne VerBryck, Zavier Larmer, Mia Grace Larmer, Lalia Larmer, Sophia, Kamon and Carter VerBryck. Surviving siblings include, sister, Carlis (Jim) McCauley; sister-in-law, Becky VerBryck; brother-in-law, John Miller; and sister Mary Longfellow.
Harold was preceded in death by his parents; granddaughters, April VerBryck and Terina Schoentrup; brother, Howard VerBryck; sister, Margaret Miller; and brother-in-law, Marion Longfellow.
Visitation will be held from 2 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019, at Galveston First Baptist Church, 207 S. Sycamore St., in Galveston. Funeral services will take place at 10 a.m. Friday, also at Galveston First Baptist Church, with Pastor Sean Cooper and his grandson, Matthew VerBryck, officiating.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Galveston First Baptist Church in Harold's honor. Burial will follow at Galveston Cemetery. Murray Weaver Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangements. www.murrayweaverfuneralhome.com
Published on September 17, 2019


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Robert & Denna Comatov
Sep 19, 2019
Our deepest sympathies go out to Harold’s family. Harold was a man with a big heart. Ellen & Harold we’re like a second Mom & Dad to me from the time that I became friends with Theresa, after my family moved to Galveston, in 1974. He will be missed deeply.
Deborah (Townsend) Parquette
Sep 19, 2019
I am so sorry for your loss! We loved spending time with Harold, Ellen, our beloved Teresa and your entire family and will cherish those memories forever! Prayers to you all to comfort you in this time of sorrow!
Susan Perry
Sep 18, 2019
Prayers to your family on your loss. He was called home until you meet again. Thinking of you all.
Murray Weaver Funeral Home
Sep 17, 2019