Larry White 1937-2017
Larry M. White, 79, Mayetta, died Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017, at The Pines in Holton.
He was born Dec. 11, 1937, southwest of Mayetta, the son of George and Hazel Haag White. He graduated from Mayetta High School in 1955.
Mr. White worked at Whelan’s Lumber Company and then at the pet food plant in Topeka for a total of 45 years.
He was a member of Moose Lodge 555 in Topeka.
He married Ramona L. Cox on Aug. 6, 1955, at Potawatomi United Methodist Church west of Mayetta. She died Aug. 17, 2011. He was also preceded in death by his parents; a son, Mark White, in infancy; and three sisters, Josephine Keller, Lucille Copeland and Lola Mae Frazier.
Survivors include three sons, Melvin White and wife Debbie, Holton, and Michael White and wife Amy and Marvin White and wife Brenda, all of Topeka; a sister, Georgia Daugherty, Topeka; seven grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
Cremation is planned. Visitation will be held from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Chapel Oaks Funeral Home in Holton. Private burial will be held later in Brick Cemetery southeast of Holton.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Holton Community Hospital Cardiac Rehabilitation Department, sent in care of Chapel Oaks Funeral Home, P.O. Box 1034, Holton, KS 66436.