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Walter White

An interment service for Walter Sidney White of Grass Valley will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Sebastopol Memorial Lawn Cemetery, 7951 Bodega Ave., in Sebastopol. Memorial services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday at the Santa Rosa Christian Church, 1315 Pacific Ave., in Santa Rosa.

Mr. White died Saturday, Jan. 8, at home. He was 84.

He was born May 22, 1920 in Sebastopol to Sidney and Lois White. He worked briefly for Southern Pacific as a fireman in 1945. He retired as a police sergeant from the Santa Rosa Police Department after serving for over 30 years. He enjoyed airplanes and reconstructed them for 10 years with his partner, George Weinholdt, completing seven planes ranging from a Piper Cub to a Ceasana 182.



He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Vera White of Grass Valley; sons and daughters-in-law Richard and Kathy White of Seeley Lake, Mont., and Ron and Sharon White of Rio Rancho, N.M.; daughter and son-in-law, Carl and Ric Winter of Tahoe City; sister-in-law, Jean White Thomas; six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his brother, Allen Dale White.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzhiemer’s Association, 530 Bercut Drive, No. A, Sacramento 95814.




Arrangements are under the direction of Chapel of the Angels Mortuary.


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