Muriel J. White, resident of Colorado Springs since 1953 passed away at her daughter's home in Elizabethtown, KY on January 17, 2014 at age 97.
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She was born Aug. 22, 1916 in Bradley, IL. She was a US Army nurse and WW II veteran. She worked many years as an obstetrical nurse at Penrose, St. Francis, Air Force Academy and Memorial hospitals. A lifelong devout Catholic, she was the organist at Divine Redeemer Church for many years. She volunteered as a Eucharistic minister, greeter, reader and served at funerals.
She was preceded in death by her husband, James P. White, a son, Dennis J. White, her sister Marcella Vickery and her parents Edward J. Wright and Edith (Malmborg) Wright.
She is survived by a daughter Rita J. (Richard) Haynes of Elizabethtown KY, a daughter-in-law Susan White, a brother Glen (Norma) Wright, all of Colorado; seven grandchildren, two great grandchildren and one step great grandchild.
Cremation was chosen by the family. A funeral mass is scheduled for April 2 at 10:00 am at Divine Redeemer Church. Inurnment will be at the Ft. Logan National Cemetery in Denver.
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Published in The Gazette on Mar. 31, 2014