Ida Depew

February 8, 1936 ~ December 9, 2021 (age 85)


Ida M. Depew, 85, died in the early morning of Thursday, December 9, 2021 at C/U Nursing and Rehabilitation, Savoy.

In accordance with Ida’s wishes, she will be cremated and buried next to her parents at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Champaign.  There will be a graveside service on Friday, December 17 at 12:00 pm at St. Mary’s Cemetery. Owens Funeral Home is assisting the family.

Ida was born on Feb. 8, 1936 in Waukegan to Joseph and Marguerite (Babb) Buttitta. She was preceded in death by 1 son, Fred Depew in 2016 and by her sister, JoAnn Hall.

Survivors include 1 son, Gerald (wife Rose) Depew; 5 grandchildren, Jesse, David, Eric, Allison and Matt Depew and 4 great grandchildren, Quincy, Eli, Quinn and Zorro.

Ida was a longtime member of St. Matthew’s Catholic Church. She worked at her father’s store, “Campus Shoe Store”, which became “Campus Sportswear”, for many years.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to Champaign County Blood Bank.


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Graveside Service
December 17, 2021

12:00 PM
St. Mary s Cemetery, Champaign

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