William White, 88

William H. White, age 88, of Marion, MI passed away Wednesday, January 20th, 2010 in the company of his family while at his daughters home in Fremont, IN.  He was born in Sturgis on June 21, 1921,  a son of John Alexander and Elizabeth Ann (Frain) White. William served his country in the US Army.  On January 29, 1942, he married Emma P. Bupp in Sturgis, she preceded him in death on July 25, 2003. 
William worked as a Truck Driver at Copeland Refrigeration in Sydney, OH, retiring in 1980. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, traveling, and living life to its fullest.
Surviving William are his daughters Carol (Larry) Crapo of Constantine, Linda (Don) Hostetler of Sturgis, Lana (Louie) Lee of Fremont, IN, Cathy (Gale) Daniels of Sturgis,  Penny  White of Vicksburg, Connie (Bill) McDaniel of Constantine, Bonnie Stump of Constantine,  and sons  Dick (BJ) White of White Pigeon, DW (Dolores) White of Burr Oak, and Dale White of Sturgis. Also surviving are his 41 grandchildren, 63 great grandchildren and 1 great great granddaughter.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, 3 sisters Katherine Nichols, Viola (White) Lucille Dunkle, 3 brothers Walter White, Louis White and Charles White, daughter-in-law Alberta White, grandson David Keith Crapo, and his beloved dog Fluffer.
Relatives and friends will be received Friday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at  the Eley Funeral Home in Constantine where Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday.  Interment will be in the Constantine Cemetery.  Memorial contributions may be made to  St. Joseph County Relay for Life. Online messages may be left for the family at www.eleyfuneralhomes.com.

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