Elma E. White, 87, a resident of Negaunee and former long-time Harvey resident passed away Saturday, November 3, 2018, at the Teal Lake Senior Living Community in Negaunee, MI.
She was born on December 15, 1930, in Painesdale, MI, a daughter of the late Yalmer and Hulda (Luoma) Huuki. Elma was raised in Obenhoff she attended the Redridge School and was a graduate of the Houghton High School.
Elma was united in marriage to Richard White for 17 years. They had resided in the Detroit area before moving to Harvey. Mrs. White had resided in Harvey until moving to make her home at the Teal Lake Senior Living Community two years ago.
Elma had worked as a sales clerk for Prangins and Yonkers retiring after 30 years of service.
Mrs. White was a member of the First Apostolic Lutheran Church. She enjoyed baking, cooking and working on craft projects. She also enjoyed cross-country skiing when she was younger.
Preceding her in death were her parents, her brother Einard, her sister Ethel Olson and several infant siblings.
Her children: Diane (David) Husic of Kunkletown, PA
Raymond (Mari) White of Madison, WI
Her grandchildren: Corey Christopher Husic, Joren David Husic, Manix Fleet White and Neva May White
Numerous nieces, nephews and cousins
Funeral services for Elma will be held 11 am Thursday, November 8, 2018, at the First Apostolic Lutheran Church of Atlantic Mine with David Taivalkoski to officiate. Burial will be in the Liminga Cemetery.
In lieu of other expressions of sympathy Elma’s family suggests that memorials be given to the Teal Lake Senior Living Activity Fund, 290 W Water St, Negaunee, MI 49866 % Nancy Lindstrom
Friends may call on Thursday, November 8, 2018, from 10 am until time of services at the First Apostolic Lutheran Church of Atlantic Mine.
To view Elma’s obituary or to send condolences to the family please visit www.memorialchapel.net.
The Memorial Chapel & Plowe Funeral Homes of Hancock are assisting the family with the arrangements.