DeKalb County Indiana Obituary


Harold DePew
Contributed by Roselyn (Mills) Wells


April 1994

    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 funeral home.
     Memorial donations may be given to St. Mark’s Lutheran Church in Auburn.



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