Robert E. White, Delavan/Janesville (1922 - 2010)
November 28, 1922 - October 15, 2010
Robert E. White, 87, Janesville, passed away Friday, Oct. 15, 2010, at Mercy Hospital. Robert was born on Nov. 28, 1922, in Lake Geneva, Walworth County, WI, the son of Adelbert and Hattie (Fredendahl) White. He attended several schools in Walworth County. He was a U.S. Navy veteran. Robert worked for Bradley Knitting Mills, Rock County Bank, Fairbanks-Morris Company, and retired from General Motors after working there 39 years. He enjoyed music, playing his drums, harmonica, guitar, organ and dancing, as well as fishing on Mason Lake. He was a member of Moose Lodge #197 and St. John Lutheran Church. Robert was formerly married to Betty Aldrich, the mother of his two sons.
He is survived by his sons, Michael (Susan) and Daniel (Johanne); five grandchildren: Michael, Nicholas, Christopher, Gavin, and Geoffrey; and his longtime special companion, Elvira Fazel.
He was preceded in death by twin sons who died at birth; his sister, Marcia; his brother, Darwin; and his parents.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Monday, Oct. 18, 2010, at ST. JOHN LUTHERAN CHURCH, 302 N. Parker Drive, Janesville, with Pastor Bond Haldeman officiating. Visitation will be at the CHURCH on Monday from 10 until 11 a.m. Burial with military rites by Kienow-Hilt V.F.W. Post #1621 will follow at the Milton Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association. Assisting the family is HENKE-CLARSON FUNERAL HOME. www.henkeclarson.com.