Obituary: Jerry L. Depping

February 18, 1940 - November 13, 2020
Posted at 2:37 PM, Nov 24, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-24 16:37:45-05

Jerry Depping of Great Falls passed away on November 13, 2020, at the age of 80.

Jerry was born on February 18, 1940, in Walla Walla, WA to William and Arletta Depping. Jerry graduated from Walla Walla High School. He then joined the USAF and was stationed in Great Falls, MT where he met his wife, Charlotte. They had two sons, Arnie and Todd. Jerry spent his free time coaching Little League baseball and bowling.

After his stint in the military, Jerry worked as a warehouse manager for several food distributors in Great Falls before landing a position driving truck for General Distributing. He retired after 22 years of driving for them. Jerry got a job working for Target for the next six years and was voted Hero of the Month five times. He absolutely loved his job and the people he got to meet while working there. Jerry was also very involved in his church, First English Lutheran Church, teaching Sunday School, and serving on the church council He was president of their chapter of AAL for ten years.

Jerry was a kind and wonderful person who was filled with compassion for everyone he met. He has touched the lives of so many people and he will never be forgotten.

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