Wilbur Thomas “Will” White

Wilbur Thomas “Will” White

Birth
Wisconsin, USA
Death 23 Feb 1946 (aged 79)
Retreat, Vernon County, Wisconsin, USA
Burial Retreat, Vernon County, Wisconsin, USA
Memorial ID 87506446 · View Source
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Obituary of W.T. WHITE

RETREAT, Wis. - (Special) - W.T. White, 79, long prominent in Retreat civic affairs, died Saturday morning after a short illness. He had suffered a stroke last Thursday and was unable to recover.

Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at the home and 2 p.m. at the Retreat Methodist church. Burial will be in the Walnut Grove cemetery.

White served as director of the De Soto bank until his death and also acted as president of the cemetery association. He was one of the founders of the Retreat creamery and was president for many years. He also held town board offices.

Fraternal organizations to which he belonged included the Masonic order and the Odd Fellows.

He was born Aug. 16, 1866, at Retreat, where he spent all his life, 72 years being spend on the same farm. He was married to Ida Joseph of De Soto, Feb. 6, 1895.

Survivors include his wife, two sons, Douglas of Retreat, and Donald of Viroqua, one daughter, Mrs. Norris J. (Lucille) Kellman, Madison, and three grandchildren. One daughter, Iva, preceded him in death.
(Source: La Crosse Tribune, Sunday, February 24, 1946, p. 13.)


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  • Maintained by: Scott White
  • Originally Created by: Susanna Parrish
  • Added: 28 Mar 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 87506446
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Wilbur Thomas “Will” White (16 Aug 1866–23 Feb 1946), Find A Grave Memorial no. 87506446, citing Walnut Mound Cemetery, Retreat, Vernon County, Wisconsin, USA ; Maintained by Scott White (contributor 47807080) .