DeKalb County Indiana Obituary
Contributed by Roselyn (Mills) Wells
Garrett—Harold D. DePew, 91, died today at
6:30 a. m. in his home in Garrett.
Mr. DePew was a lifelong Garrett resident.
He retired in 1968 as an assembly line worker at International Harvester
in Fort Wayne after 24 years of service.
He was a member of the Garrett Masonic Lodge, Eastern
Star Chapter 67 and St. Mark’s Lutheran Church of Auburn.
He was born July 15, 1902, in Garrett to Perry S.
DePew and Essie Belle (Lawhead) DePew.
On March 25, 1945, in Garrett, he married
Sylvia V. (Kettering) DePew, who survives.
Other survivors include two daughters, Ann Paine
of Endicott, N. Y., and Linda E. Fleischman of Middlebury; one son,
Dale A. DePew of Corunna; and five grandchildren.
His brother, Ralph DePew, preceded him in death.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the McKee-Miles
Funeral Home in Garrett with the Rev. Richard Kraus officiating. Burial
will be the Christian Union Cemetery of Garrett.
Friends may call from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Friday at
the funeral home. Masonic services will begin at 8 p.m. Friday at the
Memorial donations may be given to St. Mark’s Lutheran
Church in Auburn.