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October 20, 2021

9/28/2021 9:00:00 AM
White, Bernard J.

Bernard J. White, age 97, of Arena passed away on Monday, September 27, 2021 at The Meadows in Spring Green. He was born on June 11, 1924 in Iowa County, WI the son of Edward and Mary (Powers) White. Bernard was married on July 2, 1949 to the former Berniece Stafford. He served in the United States Navy during WWII, was a member of the Arena VFW Post #9336 and was a proud member of the Local 139 Operating Engineers Union for 69 years.

Survivors include, 4 daughters, Donna (Lee) Radel of Spring Green, Marcia (Gary) Kraemer of Plain, Judy White of Arena, Laurie (Mike) Crook of Ridgeway; a daughter-in-law, Deb White of Arena; 11 grandchildren, 20 great grandchildren, 3 great great grandchildren, 2 brothers, Dick White of Black Earth, Raymond (Darlene) White of Arena; a brother-in-law, Gary (Deb) Stafford of Arena; a sister-in-law, Nancy Brown of Arena; many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Berniece White; a son, Tom White; 5 brothers, 2 sisters, 7 sisters-in-law, 5 brothers-in-law.

Funeral services will be held on Monday, October 4, 2021 at 5:30 P.M. at the Richardson-Stafford Funeral Home in Spring Green. Visitation will be held on Monday at the funeral home from 4:00 P.M. until the time of service at 5:30 P.M. Burial will take place at the Hyde Cemetery at a later date.

Bernard was an avid gardener, hobby farmer, enjoyed dancing and always living life to the fullest.

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The Richardson-Stafford Funeral Home in Spring Green is assisting the family with the arrangements.

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