Friday, September 1, 2017 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at
Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Mount
10:00 a.m. Saturday, September 2, 2017 at the
Fricke-Calvert-Schrader, Mount Pulaski
John R. White, 79, of Mount Pulaski, passed away at
10:48 a.m. Thursday, August 24, 2017 at Vonderlieth
Living Center in Mount Pulaski.
John was born on July 11, 1938 to Paul N. and Marie
O. (Latta) White. John was a railroad worker and was
an over the road truck driver for many years. He
served in the United States Army from 1958-1961. He
loved his HAMM radio business and was an avid
Chicago Cubs fan.
Surviving are three children, John W. (Linda) White
of Rochester, James P. (Jennifer) White of Troy, OH
and Janette (Chad) Cooper of Mount Pulaski, five
grandchildren: April White, Bethany (Rick) Hoffert,
Jessica Hilbert, Denise White, and Olivia Cooper,
four great grandchildren, Chloe White, Kherrington
Hilbert, Emerson Hilbert, RJ Suits, two step
grandchildren, Denver Hoffert and Keira Hoffert.
Also surviving is one brother Harold N. (Jean) White
of Florida, and one brother-in-law Doc Wells of
He was preceded in death by his parents, sister and
one grandson Pfc. James P. White Jr.
Services for John will be at 10:00 a.m. Saturday,
September 2, 2017 at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral
Home in Mount Pulaski with Rev. Jonathan Buescher
officiating. Visitation will be Friday, September 1,
2017 also at the funeral home from 4:00-7:00 p.m.
Burial will take place at Steenbergen Cemetery in
Memorials may be made to Vonderlieth Living Center
or the American Diabetes Association.
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