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Edward Theodore White

November 12, 1940 — December 12, 2012

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Edward Theodore White, age 72 of L'Anse, MI passed away on Wednesday, December 12, 2012 at his home.

He was born on November 12, 1940 in L'Anse, MI to William and Mary (Negaunee) White. Ed attended school in L'Anse. He married the former Bernadette Perreault on February 2, 1968 in L'Anse. Ed worked numerous jobs; at the Whirl-a-gig, Ruona's Saw Mill, Cleveland Steel Mill, as a commercial fisherman, and last as a driver for Ojibwa Senior's Meal Program.

Ed enjoyed fishing, hunting, playing musical instruments, drawing and he was a good artist. He also enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren Brenda an Otis.

Surviving are his daughters, Katherine Malmgren of Baraga, Juanita (Robert MarGraves) White of Ann Arbor; , son, Edward Timothy White of Baraga; ex-wife Bernadette White of Baraga; brother, Joseph White of Baraga; sister Veronica (Wallace) Adams of Baraga; grandchildren, Brenda and Otis Malmgren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Preceding him in death are his parents William and Mary; and a daughter, Anita White.

Visitation will be on Wednesday, December 19th from 10-11 a.m. at the Jacobson Funeral Home. A funeral mass will be held Wednesday at 11:30 a.m. at Most Holy Name of Jesus Church in Assinins. Fr. John Longbucco will officiate. Burial will be in the Assinins Cemetery in the spring.

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