12/25/1933 – 11/15/2020
Omaha – Edward Joseph White, age 86, born December 25, 1933 passed away on November 15, 2020. Ed was born in raised in Humphrey, Nebraska to John Ambrose White and Margaret Elizabeth Costello White. He graduated from Humphrey St Francis High School. Served his country in the US Army for two years overseas during the Korean War. He was married to Darlene Elizabeth Anderson on November 1, 1957 at St John’s Catholic Church on the campus of Creighton University. He graduated from Omaha U in 1960. He started working for CIBA Pharmaceutical in 1960, where he would continue to work until he retired 30 years later in 1990. He was an avid Husker fan, He enjoyed parades, family vacations, watching Westerns and War movies, and spending time with friends and family, especially his grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his parents, His brothers James Costello White, John Ambrose White, Jr., Leo Francis White, Raymond Patrick White, infant brothers Francis White and Robert White, and his sister, Mary Kathleen Gehr.
He is survived by his wife of 63 years Darlene Elizabeth Anderson White, Brother The Honorable C. Thomas White, Sons Joel Edward (Cathy) White and John Gifford (Christina) White, Daughters Allyson Kay White and Ann Margaret (Scott) Jensen, Grandchildren Andrew White, Thomas White, James White, Elisabeth White, Holly White, Jack White, Anderson Kinsey, Grace Kinsey, Great Grandson Benjamin White, countless nieces and nephews.
Visitation Friday (11/20/20) 5:00 – 7:00 PM at Roeder Mortuary. Funeral Service Saturday 9:30 AM at Kountze Memorial Lutheran 2650 Farnam St. Omaha, NE Interment Forest Lawn Cemetery. Memorials the family to be designated later. Family will be hosting a lunch following the graveside service for friends and family at Noon. Location: Cross Training Center 5030 North 72nd Street
Roeder Mortuary, Inc. – 108th Street Chapel
2727 N 108th St – Omaha, NE – 402-496-9000