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passed away April 6, 2013. in West Covina, Calif., at the age of 95 years. Born in Idaho Falls, Iowa, to Joseph and Ola (Snodgrass) White. Moving to California in 1927 after graduation, he joined the U.S. Navy during WWII as a carpenter's mate. Receiving an honorable discharge he returned to carpentry until 1951 when he again enlisted in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War receiving another honorable discharge. He married Virginia Herrmann in October of 1951 and they raised three children in Corona, Calif., where they lived until 2005 moving to West Covina for health reasons.

He enjoyed woodworking, travel, making jewelry and family. Mr. White is survived by his beloved wife Virginia. Loving father of David and Robert White and Dawn Hill. Devoted grandfather of seven grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren. Riverside National Cemetery will be his final resting place. Arrange-ments entrusted To The Care Of GRIMES-AKES FAMILY FUNERAL HOME, 500 W. Seventh St. Corona, CA 92882.

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