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Alfred P. White

January 1, 1926 April 2, 2019
Alfred P. White
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Obituary for Alfred P. White

Alfred Porter White, 93, a resident of Fredonia and formerly of Wichita, passed away Tuesday, April 2, 2019.
Alfred was born in Annapolis, Maryland, January 1, 1926 to William and Florence White. He went to school and graduated from Annapolis schools. He married his wife of forty years, Nelda J. White, in Wichita Kansas in June 1968 and she preceded him in death.
Alfred enlisted in the Navy on December 1, 1943 and served aboard the USS Kitkun Bay, a CVE type carrier that fought in the Battle of Leyte Gulf among others. They received six Battle Stars along with the Presidential Unit Citation.
He worked at Raytheon/Beechcraft as a security guard until his retirement in 1990. Alfred was an active life time member of the Wichita Gem and Mineral Society. He was also a life member of the Scottish Rite and Past Master of Constellation Lodge #95, a York Rite member with the Knight York Court of Honor, and a past Scout Master/Explorer Advisor with the Order of the Arrow and Baden Powel’s Wood Badge Beads.
Survivors: Sons, Steve Smith (Fredonia) David Jordan, and Ellis Jordan.
Nieces and nephews, Gail Wright, Charles White, Linda Kurpjuweit, Deborah Reda, Mary Freeman and Stanley White. Grandchildren: Marsha Baca Loftin (Fredonia), Craig Green, Trisha Sjoblom, Randy Smith, Maria Baca and several great grandchildren

He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers Robert, Walton, George, John and wife, Nelda and daughter Martha Baca and son Bobby Green.

Graveside services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Friday, April 5 at Fredonia City Cemetery. The family will receive visitors from 5 to 7 p.m., Thursday, April 4 at Wickham Family Funeral Home of Fredonia.

Memorials are suggested to Fredonia Flag Fund or the Avenue of Flags and may be left or mailed to Wickham Family Funeral Home, 510 N. 7th, Fredonia, KS 66736.


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Visitation

Thursday

4

Apr

5:00 PM 4/4/2019 5:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 4/4/2019 7:00:00 PM
Wickham Family Funeral Home - Fredonia

510 N 7th St
Fredonia, KS 66736

Wickham Family Funeral Home - Fredonia
510 N 7th St Fredonia 66736 KS
United States

Graveside Service

Friday

5

Apr

2:00 PM 4/5/2019 2:00:00 PM
Fredonia City Cemetery

South Cement Plant Road
Fredonia, Kansas 66736

Fredonia City Cemetery
South Cement Plant Road Fredonia 66736 Kansas
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Fredonia City Cemetery Final Resting Place

South Cement Plant Road
Fredonia, Kansas 66736

South Cement Plant Road Fredonia 66736 Kansas
United States

Memorial Contribution

Avenue of Flags

Fredonia, KS 66736

Flag Fund

Fredonia, Kansas 66736
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