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Willard J. Deprey 85 Lena, went to his eternal rest with our Lord and his wife Beatrice on Thursday May 22, 2014. He was born September 20, 1928 in Oostburg, WI to the late John and Martha (Kobus) Deprey. On July 11, 1953 Willard married Beatrice Schlader at St. Peters Catholic Church, Oconto. She preceded him in death on December 17, 2008. He worked at Standard Oil Station in Abrams from 1954-1962. He then worked as a mechanic at Fort Howard Paper until his retirement. The couple was involved in foster care for many years. Survivors include 3 children Robert "Bobby" Deprey, Lena Betsiann (Keith) Vohwinkel, Detroit, Mary Jane (Robert) Meyer Lena, two grandchildren Jennifer and Justin Vohwinkel; extended family Angel Monfort, Oconto and Marc Monfort, Oconto Falls. One brother Gene Deprey, Oconto Falls; One sister Rose Bowen, Oconto. A special thanks goes out to Woodlands of Oconto, St. Vincent Hospital, and Sharpe Care, Oconto Falls. Friends may call at Rhodes-Charapata Funeral Home, Oconto from 4-8 pm Thursday with a 7pm wake service. Visitation will continue from 9-11 am Friday at St. Patrick's, Stiles. Mass of Christian Burial 11 am Friday May 30, 2014 with Father Joel Sember Officiating. The burial will be at the Oconto Catholic Cemetery, Oconto with Military Rites performed by the Jones-Modrow Young American Legion Post #74, Oconto. Please visit www.rhodescharapata.com to express online condolences.
Rhodes-Charapata Oconto - Oconto
121 Chicago Street P.O. Box 351
Oconto, WI 54153
Published in Oconto County Reporter from May 27 to May 28, 2014