Mr. Michael John Depinet, 74, of Lebanon, passed away Tuesday, Mar. 22, 2022, at his home.

Michael was born Oct. 24, 1947, in Tiffin, OH, a son of the late Carl F. and Bernadine (Brickner) Depinet. He married Diana S. Gase on Jun. 22, 1968. She survives.

Michael graduated from Hopewell-Loudon High School in Bascom, OH. In his early years, he was a farmer and building contractor. His family was especially important to him, and he loved spending time with his children and grandchildren. Michael also enjoyed gardening and woodworking. He was a member of the St. Joseph Catholic Church and the Knights of Columbus; he also volunteered with the St. Vincent de Paul Food Distribution.

Survivors include his loving wife of 53 years, Diana (Gase) Depinet of Lebanon; children, Julie Ann Klingenberger of Whitestown, Amy C. (Brett) Jedrzejak of Orlando, FL, John M. (Angela) Depinet of Lizton, Daniel J. (Marianna) Depinet of Lebanon, Kevin T. (Amy) Depinet of Clear Lake, MI, and Gregory R. (Kaitlyn) Depinet of Whitestown; siblings, Jo Anne Smith, Doris Powell, Elizabeth Cain, Martha Uvegas, Margaret Mizen, and Edward, Steven, Dennis, Donald, and David Depinet; grandchildren, Michael, Matthew, and Bridget Klingenberger, Sara Boyer, Joseph and Lyndsey Depinet, Brenic and Andrew Jedrzejak, Ethan and Ava Depinet, Audrey and Ayden Butler, Drake Jesse, and Mia Depinet; and great grandchildren, Matthew and Leon Smith.

Family and friends will gather Friday, Mar. 25, for visitation from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. in the Strawmyer & Drury Mortuary, 2400 N. Lebanon Street, Lebanon. The funeral Mass will be held Saturday, Mar. 26, at 11 a.m. with visitation one hour prior, in the St. Joseph Catholic Church, 319 E. South Street, Lebanon.  Michael will be laid to rest at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery in Lebanon. Memorial contributions in his memory may be made to the St. Joseph Catholic Church or to the St. Vincent de Paul Food Distribution.

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