Larry J. “Pete” VanBriesen


OREGON – Larry J. “Pete” VanBriesen, 77, of Oregon, passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2021. Born Dec. 15, 1943, in Rockford, the son of Carl and Marie (Rhodes) VanBriesen. Pete married Sheri Wick on Feb. 16, 1963, in Davis Junction. He worked for Allied Tool & Die and Rockford Tool Craft. Larry was a member of the Franklin Street Breakfast Club.

Survived by his wife, Sheri; sons, Todd VanBriesen and Brian VanBriesen; grandchildren, Brooke, Derek, Austin, Seth, Kane, Faith, and Grace; and siblings, Jean VanVleet, Maxine Seele, and Robert (Betty) VanBriesen. Predeceased by his sister, Judy VanBriesen; and nephews, Stuart Seele, Terry Seele and Tim Stivers.

Graveside Services were held in Mt. Pleasant Emmanuel Lutheran Church Cemetery, Oregon.  To share a memory or condolence, visit