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Anna Bertina White

November 3, 1924 November 18, 2016
Anna Bertina White
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Anna Bertina White was born on November 3, 1924 to Anton and Tillie Thill, in Slayton, MN. Anna grew up and attended school in Wilmont, MN. On March 13, 1943, Anna married Lawrence White and they resided in Worthington as they raised their four sons.
Anna was a devoted wife and mother, and committed her life to serving the needs of those around her. From her extended family to her neighbors, Anna’s generous spirit was known by all. She offered an open door to all who needed it, and was known for her hospitality. Throughout her life, Anna possessed a servant’s heart, and put the needs of others ahead of her own. For many years, she provided volunteer in-home care and housekeeping services to her neighbors and other community members in need. Anna also served in multiple capacities within her First Lutheran Church family, including volunteering for kitchen service and preparing weekly bulletins. Throughout her later years, Anna’s joy was found in sharing in the lives and activities of her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. Anna died peacefully at Maple Lawn Nursing Home, surrounded by her family on November 18, 2016.
Anna is survived by her children; Lawrence “Midg” White (Darleen) of Worthington, Linden “Lindy, (Tina) White, Detroit Lakes, MN and Lonny “Poncho” (Beth) White, Worthington, MN; 10 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren, 1 great-great grandchild; sister Catherine Metz, Yankton, SD. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Lawrence, son Leonard, siblings Thomas Thill, Betty Gieser, Agnes Hanrahan, and Mary Callison.
Visitation will be held on November 21, from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m., at Benson Funeral Home in Worthington and one hour prior to the funeral. Funeral services will be held on November 22, at 10:00 a.m., at First Lutheran Church in Worthington, MN with Pastor McCormick officiating. Burial immediately following in Worthington Cemetery.

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5:00 PM 11/21/2016 5:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 11/21/2016 7:00:00 PM
Benson Funeral Home

1225 Ryans Road
Worthington, MN 56187

Benson Funeral Home
1225 Ryans Road Worthington 56187 MN
United States





10:00 AM 11/22/2016 10:00:00 AM
First Lutheran Church

1200 4th Ave
Worthington, MN 56187

First Lutheran Church
1200 4th Ave Worthington 56187 MN
United States

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