|Birth: ||Oct. 27, 1868|
|Death: ||Sep. 9, 1939|
The death of Fred Deppe, resident of Otisco township the past 22 years, occurred at his home on Saturday, September 9, at 2:20 a.m.. following a heart attack. His health had been failing the past few years.
Mr. Deppe was born at Westphalia, Hanover, Germany, October 27, 1868. He came to the United States in February, 1891 and settled in Marshall county, Iowa. He obtained his citizenship papers in the year 1897, at Jasper county, Iowa. On April 7, 1893, he was married to Miss Anna Weisner, who preceded him in death.
His second marriage to Miss Kate Mathilda Lester of Marshalltown, Iowa, took place in that city March 7, 1913, and they came to Otisco a few years later and have lived there since.
Surviving Mr. Deppe are his wife; two sons, Henry and Wm.; and daughters, Mrs. Roy Waldron, all of Waseca, and Mrs. Ira Paul of Haverhill, Iowa; and a son Ronald and daughter, Mrs. Fred. Nelson, also of Waseca by his second marriage. Two brothers, Ernest Deppe of Kellogg, Iowa, and August Deppe in Germany, also survive.
He was a member of St. Peter's Lutheran church of Otisco, where funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Monday, following services at 1:45 at the home. Rev. E. F. Ackermann of New Richland officiated. Pall bearers were Warren O'Neil, Fred. Fette, Ben. Priebe, George Krenke, Arnold Runnerstrom and Wm. Timmerman, Carl Neils and Adolph Schultz, Sr., were honorary pall bearers.
Among those attending the funeral from away were Mr and Mrs. Ira Paul and daughters, Misses Doris and Arlene, and son, Donald, of Haverhill, Iowa; Mr and Mrs. Fred Deppe and Mr and Mrs. Will Deppe and son, Loren, all of Kellogg, Iowa; and Mr and Mrs. Bill Mohs of Geneva.
Waseca Herald 9-14-1939
Contributed by S. R. Allen
Anna Marie Weisner Deppe (1867 - 1910)
Kate Matilda Lester Deppe (1880 - 1955)*
William F. Deppe (1896 - 1956)*
Henry Herman Deppe (1899 - 1959)*
Hilda E. Deppe Nelson (1914 - 1982)*
Ronald I Deppe (1917 - 1995)*
Created by: thoran
Record added: Jan 15, 2009
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