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Hermina White

May 25, 2012
Estherville Daily News

ESTHERVILLE?- Funeral services for Hermina White, 91, of Estherville will be held at 2 p.m., Tuesday,?May 29, 2012 at the First Presbyterian Church in Estherville with Pastor Lynn Elrod officiating. Interment will be at East Side Cemetery, Estherville. She died Friday, May 25, 2012 at Avera Holy Family Hospital in Estherville.

Visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m., Monday at the Henry-Olson Funeral Chapel in Estherville.

Hermina (Wiseman) White, the daughter of George Richard and Bertha (Luke) Wiseman, was born Jan. 7, 1921, in Springfield, Ill.

Hermina attended school in Estherville and graduated from Estherville High School.

On Feb. 11, 1942, Hermina was united in marriage to Arthur 'Bud' White in Jasper, Texas. While Bud was deployed overseas during World War II, Hermina worked at Railway Motors in Fairmont, Minn. In 1945, the couple moved to a farm northwest of Estherville where Bud and Hermina raised their family and were engaged in farming. For hobbies, she enjoyed dancing, reading, ceramics, gardening, canning, and shopping. She also enjoyed going to her grandchildren's sporting events.

She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Estherville where she served on the Wedding Committee.

Left to cherish Hermina's memory are two sons, Dennis White and his wife, Cindy; Craig White and his wife, Margaret all of Estherville; grandchildren and great-grandchildren, Angie White; Lance (Kelsey) White and their children, Tate and Gracie; Krista (Bill) Dean and their children, Bryce, Colton, Addyson; Brad (Jill) White and their children, Morgan, Maggie, Mara; Betsey (Jason) Ulrich and their children, Isabella and Ainsley; sister, Dorothy Kollofski; sisters-in-law; Velma White, Kathryn Wiseman and Marilyn Tepley and her husband, Roy.

Her husband; parents; infant son, James; brothers, LaRue, Cecil and Dwight; sister, Imogene Love and brothers and sisters-in-law have preceded her in death.

In lieu of flowers, the family request memorials be given to First Presbyterian Women, Good Samaritan Society or the donor's choice. Online condolences may be made at



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