Obituary: SMCM Henry William White

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Henry William "Bill" White, 91, was born April 23, 1918 in Breckenridge, Minn. to John and Esther White. Bill was the eldest of eight children. He passed away May 19, 2009 in Carson City, where he has resided the last seven years.

Bill married the love of his life, Dolores Kvalvik, June 24, 1946 in Scobey, Mont. He was a retired Master Chief in the United States Navy, serving during World War II and Korea, totaling 28 years of dedicated service to his country. Bill's list of Naval accomplishments is too numerous to mention. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge and Shriners of Oakland, Calif. Bill made a lasting impression on everyone he met. He was generous to all with his time and his talents, helping wherever he could. He will be greatly missed by his many friends and family members.

He is survived by his wife of 63 years Dolores White; sons and daughters-in-law Kenneth Duane and Shirley White of Petaluma, Calif. and Raymond Conrad and Jacqueline White of Waxhaw, N.C.; daughter and son-in-law Galeyn Rochelle and Thomas Molnar of Carson City; brother James White of Blaine, Minn.; sister, Grace Smith of Wahpeton, N.D.; nine grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

A graveside service with full military honors will be 10 a.m., Saturday at Walton's Carson Gardens Cemetery in Carson City. A celebration of Bill's life will follow at 11 a.m. at the First Presbyterian Church in Carson City. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations are made to the First Presbyterian Church in Carson City.

Arrangements are entrusted to Walton's Chapel of the Valley, Carson City.


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