Carl DePolis, 94
Carl Lawrence DePolis, age 94, of Hastings, Minn., passed away peacefully on July 13 at his home in the Regina Senior Living Center.
Carl was born on April 7, 1919, in Spooner, Wis., to Carl Lawrence Sr. and Louise DePolis. He spent the majority of his life owning and managing grocery stores throughout the Twin Cities area and western Wisconsin. Carl was a very loving, generous, and compassionate man. His greatest joy was spending time at home with his wife, children, and dogs. For the last 6 years, his home was the Regina Senior Living Center. The staff at Regina made him feel very at home and cared for. The family would like to thank Regina for taking such good care of Carl.
Carl was preceded in death by his wife, Vivian; one brother; five sisters; son-in-law Gary Haas (Mary); and grandson Timothy Furlong.
He will be deeply missed by his children, Carrie Ann Furlong (Tom), Mary Haas, James Lawrence DePolis, Wayne Hartlerode (Nila); sister Margaret; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Carl has donated his body to the University of Minnesota Anatomy Bequest Program for education and research.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 16, at the Regina Chapel.