Michael C. "Mike" White, 59, of Maquoketa, Iowa, passed away on Tuesday evening, May 8, 2018, at his home in Maquoketa, Iowa.
A funeral mass celebrating Mike's life will be held at 10:30 A.M., Saturday, May 12, 2018, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Maquoketa, Iowa. Visitation will be held on Friday, May 11, 2018, from 4 to 7 P.M. at Carson Celebration of Life Center in Maquoketa, where a 6:45 P.M. Scripture Service will be held. Burial will be at the Mount Hope Cemetery, Maquoketa, Iowa.
Michael Curtis White was born on May 30, 1958 in Clinton, Iowa, to Dale and Patricia (Clark) White. At an early age his parents divorced and his mom met and married Tom Straub who became like a father to him. Mike was a 1976 graduate of Maquoketa High School and then served his country in the U.S. Navy receiving an honorable discharge. He married Coni J. Risinger Hart on June 20, 1997 in Maquoketa, Iowa.
Mike was a welder by trade and had worked various jobs throughout the years most recently from 2003 to present at John Deere in Moline, Illinois.
Mike was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Maquoketa. He enjoyed collecting coins, playing Texas Holdem, and going to flea markets, auctions and estate sales. He was an avid Minnesota Vikings fan.
Those left to honor his memory include his wife, Coni White of Maquoketa, IA; his mother and father, Pat and Tom Straub of Maquoketa, IA; children, Janelle (Allen) Weimerskirch of Cedar Falls, IA, Ed (Kathy) Hart of Johnson Creek, WI, and Rusty Hart of Prescott, WI; 8 grandchildren, Lekeisha Weimerskirch, Hali Weimerskirch, Emma Weimerskirch, Kelcey Omeig, Libby Omeig, Brian Omeig, Eddie Hart, and Lucas Hart; brothers, Steve (Diane) White of Vermont, IL, and Joe (Rosie) White of Maquoketa, IA; sisters, Sue (Mark) Pothoven of Pella, IA, and Lynne (David) Dubert of Odgen, IA; and 10 nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father Dale D. White and a brother Tommy Straub.
In lieu of other expressions of sympathy, memorials may be directed to Hospice of Jackson County.
Online condolences may be left at www.CarsonAndSon.com.
please accept my condolences, Coni, on the loss of your husband. My prayers have been for you and your family to withstand the hole left in your hearts and for that hole be filled with the joy and love in the memories of Mike. May Pat and Sue know I said special prayers for them also with love. I only had him in my life for under four years when we were so young. Glad to know he lived a love filled life , so now he may be at peace.
Coni so sorry to hear of Mikes passing. You and the family are in my prayers
Coni so sorry to hear of Mike's passing. Praying for you and the family
So sorry to hear this. Mike is such a great guy and I had so many laughs and memories of him throughout the years of our friendship and school My deepest sympathy to his family, he will be so missed. RIP my dear friend Mike.
I didn't get the opportunity to meet Mike. His first wife was Lori Webster. They married briefly in 1978. She is a wonderful Christian woman. RIP Mike
So sorry to hear of Mikes passing. My deepest sympathy to all.
He was a man the knew how to be a best friend. You will be missed my friend. Go rest high on that mountain.
My condolences to Mike's family. I have a lot of good memories of Mike when we were growing up. May he RIP
Coni I am so very sorry to hear about the passing of Mike. Please know that you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. Make Mike rest in peace.
Rest in peace, friend and neighbor. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family.
TO THE FAMILY IM SO SORRY TO HEAR OF MIKES PASSING , MIKE WAS ALWAYS A VERY SWEET AND VERY NICE GUY
Our deepest sympathy to the White family. Keeping you close in our thoughts.
Joe and Family, Gary and I are so sorry to hear of Mike's passing. He fought a long, hard battle but he is with the Lord now and soaring with the angels. May your memories of him comfort you at this time.
Sympathy to the family. RIP Mike
To Mike's family, our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
Thinking of all of you and praying for peace in your hearts
Mike was one of the good ones. Gonna miss him. Prayers go out to the family. Rob
So sorry for your loss
So sorry to hear this. Mike was fun, friendly, likeable guy. I've been thinking of him often. Sending deepest sympathy and prayers.
I am so sorry to see this... To Young.. Not Fair... Hard To Understand "Why".... My Dad, Larry Campbell thought the world of Mike.... "Good Friends Are Together Again"... Thinking Of You Coni and Your Family
Sorry for your loss
Sending our deepest sympathy for your loss of Mike. Wishing we could be there to see all Saturday but will be out of town.
Continued prayers for all in the coming weeks and months ahead.
So sorry for your. Loss. Thoughts and. Prayers to. You all. Rest in Peace. Mike. .
To Mikes family. Joe. And. Coni Prayers to you during this sad time. I will say Rosary for you all. .Rest. in Peace Mike your. Pain is gone now. Fly. High with the. Angels . Peace,be with. You all
Coni and family. So sorry to hear of Mikes passing. My sympathy to you. You are in my thoughts and prayers.
Joe so sorry to hear about Mike! We had alot of fun times in high school! He will be missed! RIP Mike!
Sorry for your loss Joe and family.
So sorry for your loss
SUE, JOE , PAT AND ALL FAMILY, LARRY AND I ARE EXTREMELY SAD FOR ALL OF YOU...WE ALWAYS LIKED MIKE, SUCH A NICE GUY...MAY YOU AND ALL THE FAMILY FIND JOY AND PEACE IN YOUR CHERISHED MEMORIES...LOVE AND HUGS, DENISE AND LARRY ZIRKELBACH
Love you, Grandma. Thinking of you and see you soon! xo LeKeisha
Sorry to hear this. Mike was a kind person. My deepest sympathy to your family.
So sad and sorry😒. I remember his kindness and how helpful he was.
So very sorry! I grew up with Mike in Catholic school. God has a new Angel! God bless his whole family. Tammy Burris Graeme
Connie so sorry for your loss. Mike was a great guy.
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