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December 9, 2018

12/3/2018 5:17:00 PM
Arthur DePuy

Arthur DePuy, 89, of Rochester, died Wednesday, November 21, 2018 at Rochester West Health Services. Arthur was born November 17, 1929 in St. Paul to Beverly and Jenny

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.

Online condolences are welcome at

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