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Andrew Darin DePoe

Andrew Darin DePoe

January 12, 1968 - January 12, 2024

Andrew "Andy" Darin DePoe, age 56, of Cloquet, passed away Friday, January 12, 2024, at his home. He was born January 12, 1968, in Cloquet and was a member of the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa. Andy served in the U.S. Coast Guard from 1989 until he retired in 2006. He then worked as the Veterans Service Officer for Fond du Lac Reservation and Home School Liaison for the Cloquet Public Schools. Andy enjoyed golfing, fishing, cooking, grilling, and spending time with his grandkids and family. He loved teaching his grandkids native traditions, attending Pow Wows, and was also a very proud Veteran.

Andy was preceded in death by his mother, Nadine King; step-father, Rodney King; brother, David Michael DePoe; and step-brother, Christopher King. He is survived by his wife, Christine DePoe; children, Derek (Melissa) Brown, Heather DePoe, Drew (Desiree) DePoe, Karissa DePoe, and Katie Olson; siblings, Patty (Fred) Petite, Jamie (Val) DePoe, Melanie (Dale) Sautbine, and Roger (Vickie) Smith, Michelle King, Robert King, and Kathryn King; grandchildren, Ryker, Sayge, Tytan, Amara, Elton, Timonte, Zianna, Damien and Ronan; and numerous cousins, nieces, and nephews.

A Traditional Visitation will begin at 5:00 p.m. on Monday, January 15, 2024, at the Fond du Lac Headstart Gymnasium. The Traditional Funeral Ceremony will begin 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, January 16, 2024, also at the Headstart Gymnasium. Inurnment service will follow on Wednesday, January 17, 2024, at 1:00 p.m. at the New Holy Family Cemetery. Arrangements are entrusted to Nelson Funeral Care of Cloquet.

Visitation

Fond du Lac Head Start Gymnasium

Monday, January 15, 2024

5:00 PM

33 University Road

Cloquet, MN

Traditional Service

Fond du Lac Head Start Gymnasium

Tuesday, January 16, 2024

10:00 AM

33 University Road

Cloquet, MN

Inurnment

New Holy Family Cemetery

Wednesday, January 17, 2024

1:00 PM

Reservation Road

Cloquet, MN

 

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