Beverly White

Beverly Y. White

Beverly Yvonne White, age78 of Keshena, passed away Thursday, December 05, 2013 at her home surrounded by her loving family. Born on September 16, 1935 in the Town of Red Springs, she was the daughter of the late Stephen and Thelma (Davids) Putnam. On February 7, 1951 she was united in marriage to Erwin White on the Stockbridge Indian Reservation. Beverly worked as a teacher at Oshkosh High School and Menominee Indian High School for 38 years before retiring. She was also active with Habitat for Humanity. Beverly was a member of the Old Stockbridge Presbyterian Church. In her free time she enjoyed playing bridge, reading gardening, playing Scrabble, cooking and 4-Wheeling.

Beverly is survived by: her husband, Erwin; daughter, Sherry White of Keshena; 2 granddaughters, Jamie (Gerald) Wayka, Angela (Anthony) Waupochick, Jr.; 6 great-grandchildren, David (Lorraine) Waupoose, Kayshia Wayka, Leander Moon, Senihseah Wayka, Sasanehseah Shawanokasic, Saswaen Shawanokasic; and 2 great great-grandchildren, Chase Waupoose and Serenity Robinson. Beverly is further survived by: 2 brothers, Joseph (Rosie) Putnam, Allen (Karen) Washinawatok; and 7 sisters, Betty Schiel, Pauline McCartan, Alice Marie (John Jack) Demjen, Judy (Ralph) Hartley, Cally (Mike) King, Georgia (Robert) Burr and Dar White.

Beverly was preceded in death by: her son, Arlyn White; her parents; 3 sisters, Ramona Harder, Beryl Schwab, Virginia Putnam; and 4 brothers-in-law, Doug Schiel, John McCartan, Gene Harder and Daniel White.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00pm on Monday, December 9, 2013 at the Old Stockbridge Presbyterian Church in Morgan Siding with the Rev. Karl Thompson officiating. Burial will be in the Red Springs Cemetery in the Town of Red Springs. Visitation will be held at the church on Monday from 11:00am until the time of the service. Swedberg Funeral Home in Shawano is assisting the family with the arrangements.


Funeral Home

Swedberg Funeral Homes
518 W FIFTH ST Shawano, WI 54166
(715) 526-2631

Published in Oshkosh Northwestern on Dec. 7, 2013