Bret L. Berent
Bret L. Berent
  • March 5, 1995 - December 1, 2016
  • Harvard, Illinois

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Bret Lawrence Berent, 21, of Harvard, Passed away in his home on Thursday, December 1, 2016. He was born to Larry and Susan (Baum) Berent on March 5th, 1995 in Barrington.
Bret got his first dirt bike at the age of five which began his lifelong love of riding and the "Need For Speed". He started racing motocross at 6 years old.
Bret graduated from Marengo High School in 2013. After high school, Bret worked at what he loved, surrounded by motorcycles and dirt bikes.
His favorite saying was: "Calm down Fool"!
He loved fast cars, riding his motorcycle, dirt bikes, snowmobiles, and snowboarding. Some of the best memories his family and friends have of Bret is riding together. Bret loved animals especially his wiener dogs Midget and Bruce.
Bret is survived by his father, Larry; his mother, Susan; and sister, Laine. Bret is also survived by his grandmothers, Ellen & Pat; and many uncles, aunts and cousins.
Visitation 4 p.m. until 9 p.m. Friday, December 9, 2016 at The Orchard Evangelical Free Church, 20911 Ratfield Road, Marengo. Visitation will continue from 9 a.m. until time of service at 10 a.m. on Saturday, December 10, 2016, at the church. Interment will take place at Marengo City Cemetery. Online condolences may be submitted at