Funeral services for Jarren DeWitt, 46, of Dickinson, will be 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, February 23, 2022 at Stevenson Funeral Home in Dickinson. Burial will follow at St. Joseph's Cemetery.
Visitation will be 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., Wednesday, prior to the service at the funeral home.
Jarren passed away February 14, 2022 at CHI St. Alexius Health.
Jarren was born May 27, 1975 in St. Catherines, Ontario, Canada, the son of Norman and Barbara (Jones) DeWitt. He grew up in the Niagara region of Canada before moving with his family to Arvada, CO, where Jarren graduated high school. He was a hard worker his entire life, working paper routes, at UPS, and other various jobs. Jarren was blessed with a daughter, Gabrielle, in 1996.
In 1999, Jarren married Jennifer Watson. They made their home in Colorado and were blessed with a son, Rylan, in 2008. During this time he worked at Kodak and water treatment plant. In 2014, Jarren began working for BNSF Railroad which took the family to Montana and Missouri before the family settled in Dickinson, ND.
Jarren had a huge heart that he shared completely with his family. He loved to play hockey and golf. He played and coached soccer. In high school he played basketball and was a big Chicago Bull’s fan. He was passionate about everything he did. His motto was “Do the work” and he did. Inspirational quotes were important to Jarren and he shared them freely. He enjoyed visiting with people.
Jarren is survived by his daughter, GabrielleTafoya; son Rylan; grandsons Cayden and Mason Lowery; mother Barbara and father Norman DeWitt; sisters Sharla (Tyrel) Stone of Dickinson, and Sheryl DeWitt of Dickinson; brothers Jason DeWitt of St. Catherines, and Tristen (Lilliana) DeWitt of TX; many nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his sister Thora Jane “TJ” DeWitt.