Kenneth D. DePoy

June 29, 1929 — Jan. 28, 2021

Kenneth D. DePoy, 91, of Winamac, formerly of Hamlet, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 28, at Pulaski Health Care Center in Winamac. 

He was born on June 29, 1929, in Winamac, to the late Raymond and Hazel (Good) DePoy. He graduated from Winamac High School. Kenneth served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War and received a Bronze Star Medal and Purple Heart. He was a longtime member of Hamlet American Legion Post #356. Kenneth was retired from Starke County Co-Op in Hamlet. He enjoyed fishing and traveling.

He is survived by his daughters: Deana M. Hlas of Garland, Texas, Lisa L. DePoy of Lakeland, Florida, Sheila K. [Scott] Mato of Rockford, Washington, and Kara L. [Brad] Miller of Goshen; sons: Paul H. DePoy of Whiting, and Kenneth M. [Julie] DePoy of Woodland Park, Colorado; nine grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; brothers: Edwin DePoy of East Branch, Michigan, Harold [Edith] DePoy of Winamac, and Darl DePoy of Winamac; and many nieces and nephews. 

He was preceded in death by his parents Raymond and Hazel (Good) DePoy; brothers: Richard DePoy and Herbert DePoy; sisters: Clara Brunton and Agnes Cornell; and one infant sister. 

Visitation will be from 10 a.m.- noon, Wednesday, Feb. 3, at Frain Mortuary in Winamac. Funeral services will follow at noon at the funeral home with Rev. Edward Clark officiating. Entombment with full military honors will take place at a later date at Marion National Cemetery in Marion.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Legion or the Memorial Swinging Bridge Project. 

Online tributes may be offered at

(Pulaski County Journal — Feb. 3, 2021)

Pulaski County Journal

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Winamac, IN 46996

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