William “Bill” Robert Depuydt, age 80 of St. Peter, died Monday, August 6, 2018 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester.
Memorial Mass of Christian Burial is Monday, August 13 at 11 a.m. at the Catholic Church of St. Peter in St. Peter. Visitation is from 9-11 a.m. at the church. Interment will be at Calvary Cemetery in St. Peter. St. Peter Funeral Home is assisting Bill’s family with arrangements.
Bill was born March 31, 1938 in Mankato to Joseph and Clara (Renne) Depuydt. Bill married Patricia “Pat” on August 21, 1962 at SS. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Mankato. He was in the Army and served on the Honor Guard and he was a lifelong farmer. Bill was an active member of the Catholic Church of St. Peter, Knights of Columbus, American Legion Post 37, and he was the president of his townhome association. Bill loved to drive and travel and he was an avid snowmobiler.
Bill is survived by his wife of 56 years, Pat; children, Karen (Bill) Ulrich, Arnie Depuydt, and Bonnie Depuydt; grandchildren, Jessie Depuydt, Sarah Ulrich, Julie Ulrich, and Clairae Depuydt; brothers, Bob Depuydt and George Depuydt (Jeanne); and sister, Mary (Jim) Beytien. He is preceded in death by his parents; son, Bernie Depuydt; brother, Joe Depuydt; and sister and brother-in-law, Laurine (Leonard) Hoehn.