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Russell Cecil White
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Birth: Nov. 19, 1908
Wisconsin, USA
Death: Apr. 26, 1997
Hemet
Riverside County
California, USA

Obituary-WHITE, Russell Cecil 1908-1997

Born Nov 19, 1908 in Lancaster, WI, of Norwegian descent. Mr. White died Saturday of congestive heart failure at Manorcare Nursing Center in Hemet. He had lived in Hemet for 23 years. He had many hobbies, Genealogy; tracing family history back to 1080. Rock hounding and lapidary, Photography, Historian on the Civil War including Editor of the book Civil War Diary of Wyman S. White.Russell C. White USMC Ret., joined the Marine Corps in 1928 retiring in 1960.He rose in the ranks from Private to Lt. Col where he became the Administrative Officer of the Personnel Dept of Headquarters Marine Corps., Wash., D.C.He undertook his diverse military career with diligence & pride yielding success in all of his assignments. He was attached to the 2nd Marine Division.He enjoyed memberships in: Sons of the American Revolution, Sons of Norway, Previous Officer of St. John's Lutheran Church, Parliamentarian for Homeowners Assoc. of Sierra Dawn Estates, Marine Corps. Mustangs Assoc. & Life Member of the Retired Officers Assoc.

 
 
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 Parents:
  Cecil Gardner White (1880 - 1948)
  Seri Mathilde Sale White (1871 - 1916)
 
 Spouse:
  Ruth Amos White (1905 - 1993)*
 
 Children:
  Jerome Russell White (1929 - 1998)*
  Cecelia Ruth White Abbott (1936 - 2010)*
 
 Siblings:
  Russell Cecil White (1908 - 1997)
  Vilas Gaynor White (1910 - 2003)*
  Vernon Joseph White (1921 - 1947)**
  Marvin Ralph White (1922 - 1978)**
  Norman V White (1924 - 2003)**
  Merton Phillip White (1925 - 2003)**
  Orval James White (1927 - 1997)**
  Donnie T. White (1929 - 2013)**
  Douglas Richard White (1931 - 1993)**
  Leon Leroy White (1935 - 2001)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
El Camino Memorial Park
San Diego
San Diego County
California, USA
Plot: Arlington Point Lot #168 Space 1
 
Created by: PJ
Record added: Jan 24, 2013
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Russell Cecil White
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Russell Cecil White
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You are not forgotten Uncle Russell
- Penny
 Added: Jan. 24, 2013
 
 
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