Richard D. "Dick" White

Richard D. "Dick" White, age 70, of Interior, SD, died Sunday evening, October 9, 2005 at Rapid City Regional Hospital.

Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 13, at the Interior School Gym, with Pastor Mark Ford officiating.

Visitation will be held 4:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. with a prayer service at 6:30 on Wednesday, Oct. 12, all at the Rush Funeral Chapel in Wall.

Music for the service will be provided by Valerie Guptill, pianist, and Alice Richter, Alma Crosbie and Lorraine Fauske, vocalists. Ushers will be Troy Mitchell, Shaun Ogle, Matthew Eisenbraun and Bud Peterson. Pallbearers will be Tom O’Rourke, Jerry Sampson, Wayne Huether, George Moore, Chick Johnston and Lonnie Carlson.

Richard White, better known as "Dick" to his family and friends, was born June 29, 1935, in Pedro, SD, the son of Ward Clarence and Margaret (Mayer) White. He grew up and received his education in that area.

He was united in marriage to Loretta Lange on June 9, 1962, in Rapid City. For the last 25 years, they have made their home in Interior.

Survivors include his mother, Margaret Williams, of Philip; his wife, Loretta White, of Interior; three daughters and their families, Doris Ann Eisenbraun and her husband, Fred, of Creighton, and their children, Matthew and Roseanne; Ricki Sue Peterson and her husband, David, of Buffalo Gap, SD, and their children, Tracy Pollina and her husband, Brian, David Peterson, Jr. and his wife, Chrissy, and Heather Peterson; and Deanna Mitchell and her sons, Shaun and Troy, of Casper, WY; six great-grandchildren, Miranda, Joshua, and Haley Pollina, and Teonna, Hadleigh, and Lauren Peterson; three sisters, Audrey Hoffman and her husband, Maurice, of Wall, Delores Poss and her husband, Donnie, of Philip, and Margie Kjerstad and her husband, Jerry, of Piedmont; three brothers, Bill White and his wife, Rose, of Creighton, Bob White of Arizona, and Fred White and his wife, Arlene, of North Platte, NE; several nieces and nephews; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Dick was preceded in death by his father, Ward Clarence White, and a nephew, George Hoffman.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established.