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Clifford L. White

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Clifford was born on Sept. 18, 1921, in Centerfield, Sanpete County, Utah, to his mother, Petra Dagmar Larsen White, and his father, Clifford Llewellyn White. He passed away Sunday, April 12, 2009, in Alamogordo at the local hospital. Cliff was a World War II U.S. Navy veteran, retiring with 20 years of service. After returning home, he was employed as an aircraft electrician, from which he finally retired in 1980. Cliff was a volunteer at the Alameda Park Zoo for 10 years, where he enjoyed teaching the children and visiting with friends.
He was a lifelong member of the LDS church and a descendent of a well known pioneer family. Cliff and his wife, Margie, were married Dec. 31, 1976.
Cliff was preceded in death by his parents and three brothers, Vernon Larsen White, George Gilbert White and Ronald Eugene White. He was survived by his five children and his wife, Margie, and her three children.
Cliff will be remembered and missed by many loving family, friends and neighbors.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, April 16, 2009, at the LDS church, 1800 24th St., Alamogordo, NM 88310.
Visitation will be held Wednesday evening from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Alamogordo Funeral Home; family visitation will be Thursday morning from 10 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. at the LDS church, prior to the services. Interment will be at Monte Vista Cemetery with military honors giving Cliff an honorable send-off. Anchors aweigh, Cliff.
The White family has entrusted their loved one to the care of Alamogordo Funeral Home to direct the funeral services. 

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Published in Alamogordo Daily News from Apr. 14 to Apr. 29, 2009
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