Elijah DePueOctober 4, 2002 ~ September 12, 2017 (age 14)
UTICA – Elijah DePue, age 14, of Utica, passed away Tuesday, September 12, 2017, at his home.
Funeral services will be held at 4:00 p.m. Saturday, September 16, 2017 at Gladfelter Funeral Home with Reverend Duane Kaufman officiating. Visitation will be held from 2:00 p.m. till 4:00 p.m. Saturday afternoon at the funeral home.
Elijah was born October 4, 2002 in Sasebo, Japan, the son of Zachariah and Lacy (Burnside) DePue. He is survived by his father, Zachariah (Rebecca) DePue of Utica; his mother, Lacy DePue of Wisconsin; his siblings, Rachyl Newell, Olivia DePue, and Ethan DePue; his grandparents, Dean and Julie DePue of Maryland, Millie and Richard Kasal of Arizona, and Dave and Alice Cheli of Ottawa; his uncles, Jeremiah and Jodiah DePue, Dan Rice and Michael Jones; as well as many cousins. He was preceded in death by his maternal grandmother, Emily Burnside.
Elijah was a freshman at Ottawa Township High School. He enjoyed reading Animé books, playing video games, and being outside. He also enjoyed solving the Rubic’s cube. Elijah was a member of the Academic Bowl, in which he excelled.
Memorial contributions may be directed to the Waltham Elementary School Academic Team.
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