Jerold Steven (Jerry) DePue
June 04, 1942 - June 04, 2017
Jerold Steven (Jerry) DePue (75) passed away on Sunday June 4, 2017 at his home near Bonners Ferry, Idaho. Services will be held on Saturday June 10, 2017 at 11:00am in the Free Methodist Church in Bonners Ferry, Idaho. Viewing will be from 2:00pm to 6:00pm On Tuesday, June 6, 2017.
Jerry was born on June 4, 1942 in Charlotte, Michigan to Donald J. and Mary L. DePue. He graduated high school in Augusta, MT. He worked with his dad brush piling and logging in the Swan Valley area. He drove truck doing long haul, logging and lumber truck driver.
Throughout most of his career he worked as a Heavy Equipment operator. Later in life he owned and operated DePue Backhoe and Dozer work. He also did horse logging for 5 to 6 years as well as odd jobs in Post and poles, Sawmill work and log house mills.
Over the years he went in the Bob Marshall Wilderness area several time. He also fished for Macs and rainbows on Lake Ponderay and ha a big boat for a few years.
He married Marie Koster on February 21, 1981 in Newport, WA.
Survivors include his wife Marie of Bonners Ferry; children Steve, Cheryle, Terry, Steve, Bill, Kelli, John David (JD)DePue, Brother Mike DePue, sisters Jean Paske, Joanne DePue, Toni DePue and families, numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren.
Jerry was preceded in death by his parents and daughter Judith.
Saturday, June 10, 2017
Springs of Living Water Free Methodist Church
6957 Labrosse Hill St
Bonners Ferry, Idaho 83805