Ronald White, 71 of La Crescent, MN passed away peacefully on Monday, July 15, 2019 in his home with family nearby. He was born on June 2, 1948 to Robert and Grace (Bock) White. He married Barb Glasrud on July 15, 1972 in Spring Grove, MN.
Ron graduated from East Chain, MN High School and went on to play football for Estherville Community College in IA. He continued his education and football career at Winona State University. Ron loved his dogs, hunting, riding his motorcycle, golf, the MN Vikings, and of course cheering on all the sports at his alma mater team, Winona State University – Warriors.
Ron is survived by his wife, Barb; his lab puppy, Rhyia; brother, Bob (Lynda) White; nephews, Robby (Fiona) White, Paul (Nikki) White, and Michael (Jenny) White; niece, Laurie Nielson; brother in law, George Nielson; and many other extended family members and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; step father, Vernon Brockman; and sister, Karen Nielson.
The family and Ron would like to thank, Viroqua for keeping him walking, the whole wonderful staff at Gundersen, his bar buddies, the dart team, their neighbors, hospice staff, and all their special and close family and friends. In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to the Ron and Barb White Softball Scholarship, sent to WSU Foundation- Winona State University, PO Box 5838, Winona, MN 55987 or to a charity of your choice.
A private service will be held. A Celebration of Life will be held on Wednesday, July 24, 2019 from 11 am to 1 pm, in the Prairie Room at the Gathering Place, 133 Mason St., Onalaska, WI.