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WHITE, Larry

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.

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  1. Roy Bear Chief :

    My condolences to Yvonne and family on their loss.

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  2. Steve and Karen Olivier :

    May you always find comfort in happy memories…Please accept out most sincere sympathy at this time of great sadness.
    Steve and Karen Olivier

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  3. Karen Solway :

    I am so very sorry to hear about the sudden loss of Larry White. My prayers and Thoughts are with you all. May God give you comfort and strength during this difficult time. I pray that your memories of Larry puts a smile in your hearts. Hugs and prayers!

    Karen Solway

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  4. Sandra Sparvier :

    My condolence to Larry’s family! He is truly missed here at SHWC! We are all family here, we see each other everyday, all day, we share laughter and now we are sharing sadness and loss. My thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family during this difficult time.

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  5. My thoughts & prayers to the family.. Larry was a very kind friendly man. God Bless
    Friend/Coworker Tanya Rabbit Carrier & Family

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  6. Kory Duck Chief :

    Sincerest condolences to Larry’s family…our family knew Larry since I think golf was invented (or till they learned it)..got to know Larry from golf and the office, he was a quiet fella with a great sense of humour, will always remember his laugh and how much he helped me to get to know Siksika Health…when my dad passed Larry was one of the ones who was always asking “are we ok” was grateful for that because he was always a good friend of the family…Larry will surely be missed by all and our prayers and thoughts are with Yvonne and families, May God bless & comfort you all & safe journey to a good friend GB Larry

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  7. Janis and Clifford Manyheads :

    To Yvonne, Daughter and Families. Our deepest sympathies to you, Yvonne, and to your Daughter and Families. Our thoughts and prayers are for you and the families in this difficult time.

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  8. Heather Poor Eagle :

    My condolences to the White family on the huge loss of such a special man. I will cherish the memories of this special person who was always friendly and went of his way to offer his assistance when we needed help. I will forever be honored with the privilege of knowing abd working with an amazing mentor. Your family is in my prayers and may you rest in peace..You earned your wings to soar with the angels..God Bless you.

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  9. KerryLance Manyguns :

    My sincerest condolences to Yvonneand family and the White family; may GOD send his comforting angels at this difficult and sudden loss…..Larry was a quiet n humble person who will be best remembered for his “smirkesque” smile and sense of humour…..RIP Larry

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  10. Joel and Odette Lobo :

    We were deeply saddened by the news of Larry’s untimely passing. Larry has been a good client of ours for several years and above all a very dear friend to us. He was always kind and considerate and we welcomed seeing him at every opportunity. During every visit he would always joke and smile displaying his exceptional sense of humor
    Larry, you will be truly missed by all of us at the Computer Rack. Our heartfelt condolences to his dear wife Yvonne and family- our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. May the Lord grant his soul eternal rest.

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  11. All your Friends at YSAC :

    Yvonne and family

    Our hearts are with you at this time and always.

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  12. Cassius Smith :

    My thoughts and prayers are with Larry and his Family.

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  13. Siksika Nation IT Department :

    On behalf of the Siksika Nation IT Department we send our condolences to the Family of Larry White.

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  14. Loni Big Crow :

    It was his birthday yesterday, we still celebrate it like he is here! I am his daughter and proud to say he was my father. My life has changed, and will never be the same. I thank everyone, Larry was probably the most humble person you all could be in contact with.

    I Love you with the deepest part of my soul
    Love your daughter Loni

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