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Joseph White – Metz Mortuary

    Joseph C. White
    Joseph C. White, age 75, of McCool Jct., died Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014 at Lincoln.

    He was born May 21, 1939 at McCool Jct. to Thomas and Clara Belle (Stone) White. Joe and Connie Hofmann were united in marriage on May 21, 1959 at McCool Jct. They lived in McCool Jct. where they raised their four children, Doreen, Brian, Jeff and Ray. Joe was the longtime caretaker at Camp Kateri near McCool Jct. He was a member of St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in McCool Jct and the Elk’s Club in York. He enjoyed building things… any kind of woodcarving or welding project. He loved the outdoors, especially bow hunting and Native American art and history. Joe cherished his family and attended as many of their activities as he was able.

    He is survived by his children, Doreen (Tom) Luethje of Bradshaw, Brian (Jackie) White, Jeff (Julie) White and Ray (Marilyn) White all of McCool Jct.; one brother, Thomas R. White of McCool Jct., and one sister, Lorraine (Dale) Green of McCool Jct.

    Grandchildren include, Christopher (Ashley) Luethje of Bradshaw, Megan Luethje and her fiancé Scott O’Hare of Bradshaw, Jessica (Chris) Pohl of York, Brennan (Emily) White of McCool Jct., Mikaela (Tucker) Boss of Grand Island, Nicky and Brett Eimermann of York, Tacia (Jess) Gaver of York, Conor White of McCool Jct. and Samantha (Matt) Thurber of Seward.

    Joe is also survived by six great-grandchildren, Harper Luethje and Stella O’Hare of Bradshaw, Colt, Crue and Cash Eimermann of York and Amelia White of McCool Jct.

    Preceding him in death were his parents; wife; grandson, Ben White and two sisters, Carol Smith and Margaret George.

    A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m., Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in York with Fathers Dennis Hunt and Eric Clark officiating. Burial will be in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery, York. A Rosary will be said at 7 p.m. Monday evening at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in McCool Jct.

    Visitation will be from 1-9 p.m. Sunday and from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday at the mortuary. The family will receive friends from 5-7 pm Sunday at the mortuary.

    Memorials may be directed to Camp Kateri, St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, or to the family for later designation.​

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