Mildred L. Deppe, age 79 of Independence, formerly of Morrison passed away Saturday, April 2, 2011 at the Centerpoint Medical Center in Independence.
Mildred was born October 7, 1931 in Ida Grove, IA., a daughter to the late John and Ione Johnson.
Mildred was a graduate of Ida Grove High School and received her B.A. from Iowa State Teachers College in Cedar Falls, IA. and her M.A. from Colorado State Teachers College.
She had been a member of the Chamois First Baptist Church and had been a State Representative for Osage County Senior Citizens
Mildred was united in marriage to Richard G. Deppe on May 23, 1970 in Kansas City. He preceded her in death on February 10, 1977.
Mildred is survived by: one step-son, Kenneth S. Deppe of the state of Alaska, one brother, Howard W. Johnson of Ida Grove, IA. And 3 step grandchildren.
In addition to her husband and parents Mildred was preceded in death by one son, David R. Deppe and one brother John Gordon Johnson.
In keeping with Mildred's wishes her body was cremated and her cremains will be interred in the Fredericksburg Cemetery at a later date.