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Russell James White
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Birth: Feb. 27, 1913
Adams County
Iowa, USA
Death: Nov. 23, 1971
Clayton County
Iowa, USA

Funeral Services were conducted at 11:00 a.m. Friday November 26 by the Rev. Robert Henriksen at the Norway Lutheran Church, St. Olaf, Iowa for Russell J. White who died at his home near Luana November 23, 1971.

Russell James White, the son of Alfred and Eva (Hardesty) White, was born February 27, 1913, near Corning, Iowa, in Adams county where he spent part of his childhood. In 1919 he moved near Cresco in Howard County with his parents. He attended shcool there and helped his parents farm.

June 16, 1937, he was united in marriage to Clara Morch at the First Lutheran church in Cresco by the Rev. H. Norman. He was baptized June 10, 1944, and confirmed May 28, 1950, at Orleans Lutheran church, Ridgeway, Iowa, by the Rev. Borgen.

Mr. White farmed in the vicinity north of Cresco for 19 years before moving to a farm south of Luana in 1956 where he farmed until his death.

He is survived by his wife Clara; his mother Eva White of Postville; and children: Jeleen (Mrs. Merlin Hoffman) of Marion; Vada (Mrs. Gerald Guyer), Postville; Arlis, St Olaf; Harlan, Postville; Yvonne (Mrs. James Townsend), East Amana; Marilee (Mrs. Daniel Bote), Des Moines; and Leslie, Luana. There are also 16 grandchldren.

An infant son Wesley, his father Alfred and a brother Howard preceded him in death.

Burial was at New Oregon cemetery near Cresco, Iowa.


Born: February 27, 1913 Adams County, Iowa

Passed Away: Nov 23, 1971 At his home near Luana, Iowa

Funeral Service: Friday, November 26, 1971.....11:00 a.m. Norway Lutheran Church, St.Olaf, Iowa

Clergyman: Rev. Robert Henriksen

Organist: Mrs. Walter Rugland

Soloist: Don Wold

Burial: New Oregon Cemetery near Cresco, Iowa

Casket Bearers: Glen Kurth, Verdis Schlake, Vernis Henkes, Donald Sass, Donald Henning, Perry Benson

Schutte Funeral Service
Postville, Iowa (funeral card)

Family links: 
  Alfred James White (1888 - 1960)
  Ella Evaline Hardisty White (1890 - 1979)
  Clara Gustava Morch White (1918 - 2008)
  Yvonne Elva White (1944 - ____)*
  Wesley Oscar White (1949 - 1949)*
  Harold Charles White (1911 - 1998)*
  Russell James White (1913 - 1971)
  Howard Floyd White (1916 - 1970)*
  Maxine Amelia White Kappes (1930 - 1980)*
*Calculated relationship
New Oregon Cemetery
Howard County
Iowa, USA
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Record added: Feb 24, 2011
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