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Arlen C. White

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Mr. Arlen C. White of Nashville, departed this life at his residence on Tuesday, January 26, 2016 at 5:13 AM. He had attained the age of 82 years, 5 months and 7 days.

Mr. White was born on August 19, 1933 in Kingsley, Iowa, the son of Earl and Olga (Scherner) White. He was united in marriage to Deloris Berglund in February of 1958 in Chicago, and she survives his passing.

Arlen was an active member of the United States Navy from 1952 to 1956 and in the reserves from 1956 to 1958. He worked at AT&T in Oakdale, for 30 plus years and retired in April of 1995. Arlen enjoyed fishing, St. Louis Cardinals Baseball and he loved spending time with his grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Left to mourn his passing is his wife Deloris White of Nashville; four children, Dean White and wife Linda of Wichita, Kan., Teresa Miller and Carl Peterson of St. Peters, Mo., Cissy Patton and husband Paul of Oakdale, and Dr. Steve White and wife Koren of Omaha, Neb.; eight grandchildren, Andrea Clark of Lawrence, Kan., Sydney White of Wichita, Kan., Andy Miller and wife Samantha of St. Charles, Mo., Nick Miller of Nashville, Tenn., Laci Jankowski and husband Christopher of Nashville, Blake Patton and wife Michelle of Nashville, Lexi Patton and boyfriend Zach Brandt of New Baden, and Alison White of Omaha, Neb.; six great grandchildren, Millie, Patrick, Brewer, Sloan, Easton and Eli; a brother, Duane White and wife Janice; four sisters-in-law, Linda DeLamarter and husband Philip, Bonnie Berglund, Ruth White and Marie White; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, a sister, Bonnie Fletcher and husband Dean; three brothers, Dale White, Dean White and Larry White; a brother-in-law, Charles Berglund and a grandson-in-law, Jim Clark.

Per the wishes of Arlen and his family, cremation was performed, and burial of ashes will be held at a later date.

Should friends desire, memorial contributions may be made to the Pancreatic Cancer (PANCAN) or the SSM Hospice and will be accepted by the Campagna Funeral Home.

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