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Father Stephen White

Father Stephen White

Oct. 5, 1940 - Dec. 16, 2013

NEW LONDON - Father Stephen White, age 73 of New London passed away Monday evening in his home. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday January 17th at 11am at St. John's Catholic Church in Grand Marais.

Father White was born on October 5, 1940 in Tipp City, OH. He attended The Ohio State University and later studied Theology at St. John's University in Collegeville. He was ordained to the priesthood on May 29, 1998 by Bishop Roger Schwietz at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Rosary in Duluth. He served at the Cathedral of Our Lady, Duluth; St. John, Grand Marais and Holy Rosary, Grand Portage. During his residence in New London he also served at several churches in the New Ulm Diocese including Our Lady of the Lakes, Spicer; St. Mary's, Willmar and St. Patrick of Kandiyohi.

He is survived by his children Karen (Rob) Bailey of Columbus, OH, Ellen (Tom) McClure of Cuyahoga Falls, OH and Jason White of Toledo, OH and five grandchildren: Corey, Trevor, Haley, Alyssa and Connor.

He was preceded in death in death by his parents Frederick and Ruth and his brother Bob.