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Interment following funeral service

Sacred Heart Catholic Church
Saturday May 8th, 2021

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Vandalia Cemetery
Saturday May 8th, 2021
10:00am - 11:00am

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Mass of Christian Burial

Sacred Heart Catholic Church
Saturday May 8th, 2021

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Martha Mary Deppe

Martha Mary Deppe, age 90, of Vandalia, MO passed away at 7:05 pm Wednesday, April 28, 2021, at Tri-County Care Center. 

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 am Saturday, May 8, 2021, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Father Henry Ussher will officiate. Burial will be in the Vandalia Cemetery following the service. 

A visitation celebrating Mary's life will be held at 10:00 am until the time of service Saturday May 8, 2021, at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church. 

Mary was born on August 4, 1930, in Pike County, Missouri the daughter of Ray Sr. and Minnie (Libby) Lovelace. She was a 1948 graduate of Vandalia High School and worked for many years at the Vandalia Leader. 

She married Clarence Deppe Jr. on November 20, 1948 and they were life long residents of Vandalia. He preceded her in death on November 04, 1995. 

She is survived by three daughters, Pat (Jim) Jones of Vandalia, Karen (Gene) Barron of Highlands Ranch, CO and Jean (Jon) Walkuw of Oak Harbor, WA; twelve grandchildren, eleven great grandchildren; many other loved family and friends; and her family of caregivers at Tri-County Care Center. 

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; one sister, Margie Fogleman; two brothers, Ray Lovelace Jr. and Bill Lovelace; and one daughter, June Trautman. 

Mary was a member of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church and the Altar and Rosary Society. She loved gardening and doing things around her home, enjoyed going on walks, spending time with her children and grandchildren. She was a wonderful seamstress and a friend to many. 

Memorial contributions may be made to an organization of the donors choice, in care of Waters Funeral Home. 

Online condolences may be made to the family Mary's memorial page at www.watersfuneral.com.

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A candle was lit in memory of Martha Deppe

Pati Ingram May 4 2021 12:00 AM

Mary was one very nice lady, I enjoyed visiting with her at Tri County. I know she will be missed. Hugs to the family.

Carol Mcdonald May 1 2021 12:00 AM

Mary was always kind tome she always wished me a good morning at tri country

Kenny Haddock Apr 30 2021 12:00 AM

I spent quite a bit of my childhood at Clarence and Marys house. Martha June and Mary Jean were my best friends! Oh, I hope she is spending time with Clarence and June. What a sweet reunion

Valera Pabst-Bostic Apr 30 2021 12:00 AM

I first met Mary through working with her twin daughters (June & Jean). I will miss Marys kindness. She always so sweet to me. June was maid of honor at our wedding. Ive so missed Junes presence for so long. Now Mary will be with her.

Debbie Salois Apr 30 2021 12:00 AM