Margaret L. White
June 2, 1919 - April 14, 2013
WALKERTON — Margaret L. White, age 93, of Walkerton passed away peacefully in her sleep Sunday evening, April 14, 2013 in Memorial Hospital surrounded by her loving family.
Margaret was born June 2, 1919 to Louis and Mary (Kupusta) Blaho in Chicago, Ill. In 1936 she married Dean Johnson in Kaleva, Mich. He preceded her in death in 1948. In 1956 Margaret married O.C. White, they enjoyed 51 years together until his passing in 2008. Mrs. White is also preceded in death by one son: Dean, two sisters: Mildred and Ann, one brother: Louis. Margaret is survived by two sons: Butch (Judy) Johnson of Goshen and Dennis (Rita) Johnson of Walkerton, two brothers: Ben (Lucille) Blaho of Petoskey, Mich. and John (Betty) Blaho of Eldorado, Ill. Nine grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren are left to cherish loving memories of time spent with their grandmother. She was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church in North Liberty and American Legion Post #189 Ladies Auxiliary. Margaret’s first love was time spent with her family. She also enjoyed gardening, fishing, vacationing at her childhood home in northern Michigan. She will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her. Funeral services will be held Thursday April 18, 2013 at 12 p.m. EDT in the Nusbaum-Elkin Funeral Home, 408 Roosevelt Road, Walkerton with Rev. Dennis Wenzel officiating. Burial to follow in Woodlawn Cemetery, Walkerton. Visitation will be Wednesday from 5 to 8 p.m. and Thursday one hour prior to the service.