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HAMILTON – Rachel L. DePauw, 95, of Hamilton, passed away Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018, at the Marcus Daly Hospice Center. She was born Oct. 17, 1922, in Olney, Texas, the daughter of Peter J. and Alwina Klenk.

After high school Rachel earned her bachelor’s degree from St. John’s College in Winfield, Kansas. She married Harry DePauw on Dec. 23, 1944, in Houston, Texas.

Rachel was preceded in death by her husband, Harry; and her daughter-in-law, Pamela DePauw. She is survived by two sons, Dan DePauw and wife Jan of Stevensville and Barry DePauw of Highland, Maryland; and four grandchildren, Kori, Taylor, Addison and Morgan DePauw.

No formal services will be held. Rachel will be laid to rest with her husband in Texas. The family suggests that memorials be made in Rachel’s name to Marcus Daly Hospice, 1200 Westwood Dr., Hamilton, MT 59840. Condolences may be left for the family at

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