Harry White


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Posted Online: March 02, 2013, 8:55 pm
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Harry White, 89, of Davenport, died Friday, March 1, 2013, at home.
Memorial services are 1-3 p.m. today at Weerts, Davenport. Private inurnment will be in Rosedale Cemetery, Cambridge, at a later date.
He was born in 1923 to Harry and Edith White. He graduated from Cambridge High School and AIC,
Davenport. He married Hazel Peterson in Cambridge.
Survivors are wife; sons, Steven (Neal Smith) of Oakland, Calif., and Bradley (Marian) of Norwalk, Iowa. He was preceded by sisters, Phyllis Tune and Virginia Elder.












 



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