February 7, 1956-Gleichen, Alberta
July 28, 2013 – Calgary, Alberta
It is with great sadness that we announce the unexpected passing of Larry White on Sunday, July 28, 2013.
Larry was born in Gleichen, AB and grew up on the Siksika Nation Reserve where he graduated from high school before attending the University of Calgary. Larry excelled at basketball, was an expert pool player and loved to play golf. He was a quiet man with a great laugh and those close to him knew that he had a soft spot for his dog Molly. Larry always looked forward to the many trips he took with his wife and other family members. He was also devoted to his work and for the past 7 years was employed as an IT Team Leader for Siksika Nation. Larry will be missed by all those fortunate enough to have known him.
Larry is survived by his beloved wife of 28 years, Yvonne Olivier, daughter Loni Big Crow (Kyle Heavenfire); grandchildren Maxim, Roman and Star; his mother Mary White; sisters Lil Fox (Marvin), Betty Barrie (John), Judy White, Sandra Dee White (Larry); mother in law Isabel Olivier; sister in laws Karen Dumont, Georgia Handel (Blair), Yvette Zentner (Darcy), Michelle Olivier (Joe DuCunha), Michelle CrowChief and Lisa Lintner (Jason); brother in law Michael CrowChief (Nora); and numerous nieces and nephews.
Larry was predeceased by his father Andrew White; brother Melvin White; grandmother Clara Yellow Old Woman; father in law George Olivier; and his brother in law Dan Dumont.
Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Park Memorial Chapel (5008 Elbow Drive S.W. Calgary, AB) on Monday, August 5, 2013 at 7 p.m.
Funeral Services will be held at Holy Name Roman Catholic Parish (2223 34th Street S.W.)on Tuesday, August 6,2013 at 1 p.m. Graveside Service to follow at Eden Brook Memorial Gardens. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.
In living memory of Larry White, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES Park Memorial Chapel, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W. Calgary, AB, T2S 2L5, Telephone: 403-243-8200.Print This Obituary & Condolences