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Richard A. "Dick" White

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Richard A. "Dick" White Obituary
Richard White

Richard Allen "Dick" White, 87, of O'Fallon, IL, born December 31, 1930, in East St. Louis, IL, passed away Monday, August 6, 2018, in Shiloh, IL.

Dick was a member of the Parish Council at Corpus Christi Catholic Church for many years. He enjoyed golf, corkball, slow-pitch softball and fishing. Most of all, he enjoyed spending time with his family.

Dick married Janet Schoenherr, the love of his life for more than 70 years, on December 27, 1952, and together they had five children.

He is preceded in death by his parents, John E. and Anna Marie, (nee Kahs) White; brothers, John R. White and Thomas White; sisters, Marion (Sister Mary Stephen) White, Ruth Cobbs, Dorothy Landgraf, Eleanor Wilson, and Virginia Clark.

Those left to cherish his memory include his beloved wife Janet; children, Phyllis (Scott) Luster, Anne (Jack) Gonzales, John R. "Bob" (Lisa) White, Lisa (Joe) Farnen, and Jennifer (Mark) Andree; grandchildren, Rhys, Christy, Dustin (Melissa), Cody (Colleen), Josef, Jessica, Jacob, Jamie, Tommy, Kristin (Adam), Jeanine (Doug), Meghan (Keith), and Emily; great grandchildren, Jay, Lucia, Maddex, Addison, Palmer, and Haylee; sister, Rosemary Holten; nieces, nephews, cousins and many friends.

Memorials may be made to Masses. Additional condolences may be offered online at ValhallaGardensandFuneralHome.com.

Visitation: Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., Monday, August 13, 2018, at Valhalla Gaerdner Holten Funeral Home, 3412 Frank Scott Parkway West, Belleville, IL 62223. A brief prayer service will begin at 4 p.m.

Services: Mass will be held at 10 a.m., Tuesday, August 14, 2018, at Corpus Christi Catholic Church, 205 Rasp St, O'Fallon, IL 62269. Friends are invited to join the family for a reception after Mass at Corpus Christi Parish Center from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., followed by Interment at Lively Grove Cemetery, 6101 St. Anthony Church Rd, Oakdale, IL 62268.

Published in Belleville News-Democrat on Aug. 10, 2018
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