DeKalb County Indiana Obituary
Clyde Henry DePew
Contributed by Patricia Watson Dyson
July 24, 1959
DIES SUDDENLY AT HOME OF A COUSIN
CLYDE HENRY DEPEW of Butler Township suffered a Fatal
Heart Attack at Moore, East of Auburn.
A sudden heart attack claimed the life of Clyde
Henry DePew, 47, of Butler township, DeKalb county, at 9:30 p.m. Friday.
Mr. DePew, who had not been ill, fell dead from
the sudden and unexpected heart seizure while he was helping a cousin, Howard
Oberlin of Moore, east of Auburn, put in some tile outside of Mr. Oberlin’s
He had not been feeling ill and had worked all day
as usual Friday as a truck driver for the Feighner & Son Trucking Co.
of Fort Wayne.
Mr. DePew was born Sept. 26, 1911, in Butler township,
the son of the late Charles and Margaret DePew. He resided seven miles
southwest of Auburn on Rt. 2, Auburn.
On July 1, 1932, he and Paulette Burns were married
Surviving in addition to the widow are three sons,
Maynard DePew of near Butler, Calvin DePew at home, and Harvey DePew, serving
with the U.S. Air Force at Rapid City, N. D.; three daughters, Mrs. Rosella
Zeigler of Montpelier, O., and Linda and Lilly May DePew at home; 10 grandchildren,
and a brother, Ike DePew of Rt. 1, Auburn.
Mr. DePew was a member of the Cedar Chapel Methodist
The body was removed to the Gerig funeral home in
The body will be returned to the home
Saturday evening where it will remain until 11 a.m. Monday when it will be
taken to the Cedar Chapel Church to lie in state until the hour of funeral
The services will be held at 1 p.m. Monday with
the Rev. Joseph Ferguson of near Auburn officiating. Burial will follow
in the Cedar Chapel cemetery.