Arthur Charles DePuy
Sunday, November 17, 1929
Date of Death:
Wednesday, November 21, 2018
89 years old
Arthur Charles DePuy
Mr. DePuy, 89, of Rochester, died Wednesday, November 21, 2018 at Rochester West Health Services. Arthur was born November 17, 1929 in St. Paul, MN to Beverly and Jenny (Mattson) DePuy.
He graduated from Hayfield High School in 1948. He served in the US Navy, Merchant Marines until 1979, where he served in the Korean War from 1948 to 1952. On July 14, 1979, he married Elaine Stevens. Arthur worked at AMPI as a stationary engineer until his retirement in 1991.
He was a member of the Hayfield American Legion, Rochester Knights of Columbus and Rochester Senior Citizens. He enjoyed family gatherings, fishing, golfing, ceramics, and visiting with people.
Arthur is survived by his wife, Elaine; children, Scott of Winona, Kelley (Gerry) Reecher of Roosevelt, UT, and Kacey (Michelle) of Banning, CA; stepchildren, Linda (Stan) Timmerman of New Richland, Nancy (Terry) Gulbransen of Hayfield, Judy (Tom) Sanvik of Winona, Jerry (Theresa) Stevens of Cedar Rapids, IA, Mary (Bernie) Cash of Ft. Ripley, Michael (Tammy) Stevens of Rochester, and Cheryl Stevens of Rochester; two grandchildren; 19 step grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
He is preceded in death by his parents and his stepchildren, Richard and Jeffrey Stevens.
Funeral Mass will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, November 27, 2018 at St. Pius X Catholic Church with Rev. Russell Scepaniak officiating. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the Mass. Burial, with military honors, will be at Fairview Cemetery in Hayfield, MN.
The family prefers memorials be sent to St. Pius X Catholic Church or donor’s choice.
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Our hearts and prayers are you with in this time of loss. We pray that God will shine his light on Art as he enters his loving arms. Take comfort in his rest.
The loss of a loved one is a very sad and heavy load to bare. May you find comfort at Acts 24:15 "And I have hope toward God, which hope these men also look forward to, that there is going to be a resurrection of both the righteous and the unrighteous." That is a wonderful future hope we have to look forward to, how wonderful it will be to see our loved ones again. Please accept my deepest sympathy, and for more comforting information you may visit jw.org.
We are so very sorry to hear of Art's passing. He was a great man with a big heart and great sense of humor. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.
Carl,Kelley,Keegan and Alex Feller
So sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers to your family. ????