Mary Lee DePew, age 83, of Adrian, MI, passed into eternity, June 4, 2019, at Gaslight Village Assisted Living. She was born January 31, 1936, the daughter of Henry & Leone (Scherger) Lange in Delphos, OH. On October 18, 1958, she married Daniel O. DePew. He preceded her in death on March 17, 2018. Mary Lee was active at St. Mary's Parish in Adrian, MI. She loved gardening and enjoyed crafting, especially making things for her grandchildren. Mary Lee greatly enjoyed decorating for the holidays, especially, Christmas. She was noted for her sweet personality and beautiful smile. Mary Lee loved hosting family picnics and going for walks through the neighborhood. She was loved by everyone who knew her. She is survived her children, Stephanie Deatrick, Dan DePew (John Koteles) and Diana Tiede (Tony Guerreso), daughter in law, Donna DePew, her grandchildren, Amanda (Roy) Martinez, Jeremiah (Melinda) Courington, Autumn (Scott) Smith, Josh Morrow, Ryan Stewart, Matthew DePew, Jr. and Nicholas (Jordyn) Tiede, great grandchildren, D'Andre, Mekhi, Levi, Carter, Adeliene, Lexus, Haley, Layna, Macie, Madison, Kayla, Ranae, Audrey and Lyla, sister in law, Ann Wiford and several nieces, nephews and cousins. In addition to her husband Daniel, she was preceded in death by her parents, Henry & Leone Lange, her son, Matthew DePew, two brothers, James Lange & Thomas Lange, sister in law, Lucille Lange. Funeral Services will be held 1:00 PM Saturday, June 8, 2019, at J. Gilbert Purse Funeral Home, 2959 N. Adrian Hwy, Adrian, MI, with Fr. Tim McIntire presiding. Burial will follow in Lenawee Hills Memorial Gardens, Tecumseh, MI. Visitation will be on Friday, June 7, 2019, from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM & 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM and also on Saturday from 12:00 PM until the time of service at J. Gilbert Purse Funeral Home, Adrian, MI. www.PurseFuneralHome.com
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