Obituary photo of Elizabeth DePew, Junction City-KS
In Loving Memory of

Elizabeth J. DePew

1938 - 2022
Obituary photo of Elizabeth DePew, Junction City-KS
In Loving Memory of

Elizabeth J. DePew

1938 - 2022

Services & Gatherings

Services & Gatherings

Visitation:
Friday, December 2, 2022 from 10:00am to 11:00am
Johnson Cremations, Funerals & Receptions
203 North Washington
Junction City, KS  66441
785-762-3131
Service:
Friday, December 2, 2022 at 11:00am
Johnson Cremations, Funerals & Receptions
203 North Washington
Junction City, KS  66441
785-762-3131
Interment:
Highland Cemetery
703 W Ash St, Junction City, KS 66441

Interment:
Highland Cemetery
703 W Ash St, Junction City, KS 66441
The family of Elizabeth Joan DePew is saddened to announce the passing of Joan, 84, on November 20, 2022. She is dancing and singing her way to heaven with a margarita in her hand. Visitation is scheduled at 10:00 a.m. and funeral ceremony at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, December 2, 2022 at Johnson Funeral Home. A graveside service will follow at Highland Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to Friends of Animals or the donor's choice.

Joan was born in Abilene, Kansas, on May 17, 1938, and was the fourth of seven children born to Clarence Leroy King Sr. She powered through life with her family and friends, plus her love of dancing, listening to the greats such as Elvis and Willie Nelson, and would always tap her foot and swing her arms to good guitar riffs and a swinging piano.

She met the late Joe Martinez and the two were married on February 6, 1955. They soon welcomed four children throughout their marriage. After the end of their marriage, Joan met and married Doil DePew on July 22, 1984 and the two remained together until Doil's passing in March 1995.

Joan is survived by her best friend and loyal companion who has always been by her side, her dog, Chika Bonita; her children, J. Micheal (Siegrid Sloan) Martinez, Deborah J. (James) Glessner-Heggie, Jolita M. (Kenton) Tully, and Stephen (Stacey Rucker) Martinez; her siblings, Lois Wier, Karen Rhondenbaugh, and Edith Hurting; her five grandchildren, Jasmine Glessner, Shane Glessner, Andrya Mertz, Leticia Martinez and Kayla Tully; and four great-grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Doil DePew; her father Clarence; her mother, Margaret (Swift) King; her brothers, Clarence "Clancey" King Jr. and Bob King; her sister, Virginia Bain; and her son-in-law, Sidney "Sid" Glessner.

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The family of Elizabeth Joan DePew is saddened to announce the passing of Joan, 84, on November 20, 2022. She is dancing and singing her way to heaven with a margarita in her hand. Visitation is scheduled at 10:00 a.m. and funeral ceremony at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, December 2, 2022 at Johnson Funeral Home. A graveside service will follow at Highland Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to Friends of Animals or the donor's choice.

Joan was born in Abilene, Kansas, on May 17, 1938, and was the fourth of seven children born to Clarence Leroy King Sr. She powered through life with her family and friends, plus her love of dancing, listening to the greats such as Elvis and Willie Nelson, and would always tap her foot and swing her arms to good guitar riffs and a swinging piano.

She met the late Joe Martinez and the two were married on February 6, 1955. They soon welcomed four children throughout their marriage. After the end of their marriage, Joan met and married Doil DePew on July 22, 1984 and the two remained together until Doil's passing in March 1995.

Joan is survived by her best friend and loyal companion who has always been by her side, her dog, Chika Bonita; her children, J. Micheal (Siegrid Sloan) Martinez, Deborah J. (James) Glessner-Heggie, Jolita M. (Kenton) Tully, and Stephen (Stacey Rucker) Martinez; her siblings, Lois Wier, Karen Rhondenbaugh, and Edith Hurting; her five grandchildren, Jasmine Glessner, Shane Glessner, Andrya Mertz, Leticia Martinez and Kayla Tully; and four great-grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Doil DePew; her father Clarence; her mother, Margaret (Swift) King; her brothers, Clarence "Clancey" King Jr. and Bob King; her sister, Virginia Bain; and her son-in-law, Sidney "Sid" Glessner.

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If you wish to watch a livestream of the service, copy and paste the link below to be transferred to the website.

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Services & Gatherings

Services & Gatherings

Visitation:
Friday, December 2, 2022 from 10:00am to 11:00am
Johnson Cremations, Funerals & Receptions
203 North Washington
Junction City, KS  66441
785-762-3131
Service:
Friday, December 2, 2022 at 11:00am
Johnson Cremations, Funerals & Receptions
203 North Washington
Junction City, KS  66441
785-762-3131
Interment:
Highland Cemetery
703 W Ash St, Junction City, KS 66441

Interment:
Highland Cemetery
703 W Ash St, Junction City, KS 66441

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