Irene White

Irene White

Irene White

Irene White, 96, of Wakonda, passed away Saturday, April 6, 2013, at Avera Sacred Heart Hospital in Yankton. Funeral services were 10 a.m., Tuesday, April 9, 2013, at Pleasant Valley Lutheran Church, rural Wakonda, With Pastor Anna Peck officiating. Burial followed in Union Cemetery at Wakonda.

Visitation was from 5 to 7p.m., Monday, April 8, 2013, with family present at the Hansen Funeral Home in Irene.

Irene was born Nov. 30, 1916, to Walter and Delia Peterson of Minneapolis, MN. On Oct. 31, 1936, Irene was united in marriage to Vincent White of Wakonda, where they spent the entire 53 years of their marriage on the family farm.

Irene was a member of Pleasant Valley Lutheran Church, Lodi Club, Extension Club, Ladies Aid and Senior Citizens.

She is survived by her three children, Jim (Anita) White of Wakonda, Bob (Gayle) White of Sioux Falls, Linda (Mike) O Connor of De Soto, KS; nine grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; also two sisters, Luella Grose and Betty Jean Westlake.

Irene was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Vince; sisters, Norma Hedemark and Hazel Mettin.

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