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Justine Ramona White


Justine Ramona White

Born: Sun., Jun. 15, 1958

Died: Thu., Apr. 21, 2016


10:00 AM to 7:00 PM, Sat., Apr. 23, 2016

Location: Veterans Memorial Building

Traditional Native Service

10:00 AM Sun., Apr. 24, 2016

Location: Veterans Memorial Building

Justine "Tina" Ramona White, age 57, of Bemidji, Minnesota passed away unexpectedly at her home on April 21, 2016. Tina was born June 15th, 1958 in Cass Lake, Minnesota to William and Ramona (Losh) White.

Tina was the youngest of five children. As a child, she moved with her family from Bena to Sugar Point and then to Cass Lake where she started school. In 1972, along with her sister Debbie, she moved to Minneapolis for a while. Tina did various jobs during her time in the Cities. She decided that she needed to be home and in 1989 moved back to Cass Lake. She took a job doing housekeeping at the Bingo Palace Casino. Tina loved to do all kinds of bead work in her spare time. In the early '90's she moved to Bemidji and has lived there since.

Family welcoming Tina to the spirit world are her parents, William and Ramona; daughter, Cassandra White; niece, Tammy White; nephew, Terry "Pierre" White, Jr .; and many aunts and uncles.

Those she leaves behind are her brother, Terrence White, Sr. of Cass Lake; sisters, Marcy Morgan of Cass Lake, Mary Lee White of St. Paul and Deborah White of Cass Lake; grandchildren, Garrett, Kabrine and Kenneth; aunt, Rose Marie White, other relatives and friends.

An overnight wake for Tina will begin at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, April 23rd and continue until her 10:00 a.m. traditional service on Sunday, April 24th all being held at the Veteran's Memorial Building in Cass Lake. Verna Lucio will be her Spiritual Leader. Tina's pallbearers will be Jonathan Whitefeather, William E. White, Sr., William E. White, Jr., Scott Morrow, Tim Whitefeather and Eric Kuykendall. Her honorary pallbearers are all her nieces, nephews and friends. Interment will be in Ryan's Village at Cass Lake following her Sunday service.

Tina's care has been entrusted to Northern Peace Funeral Home. Online condolences for the family may be left at


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