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LeRoy Dennis White, Sr.


December 2, 2019

LeRoy Dennis White, Sr.

June 6, 1942 ~ November 25, 2019 (age 77)

LeRoy Dennis White, Sr., "Aki Wenzii" which means "Old Man", age 77, of Blackduck, Minnesota and the Bear Clan journeyed to the spirit world on Monday, November 25, 2019 from his home. He was born on June 6th, 1942 in Red Lake, MN, the son of Audrey (Cloud) and Sam White.

LeRoy was a very happy man. He loved making jokes to make others laugh and was always smiling too. LeRoy was always on the go and was a hard worker all of his life. He enjoyed working on cars, fishing, hunting and loved hanging out with his dog Max. He will be missed by many.

Family that LeRoy is reunited with are his wife, Priscilla (Tonce) White; two daughters, Kimberly and Shirley White; parents, Audrey and Sam White; siblings, Martha, Geraldine, Winfield, Victor, Ralph, Perry, Darlene and Georgia White and six grandbabies.

Those left behind to cherish his memory are his children, LeRoy White, Jr. of Bemidji, Elroy (Mariah L.) Iceman of Bemidji, Cheyenne Waybenais of Red Lake, Becky (Roger Kingbird) White of Ponemah, Lee (William) Blue of Ponemah, Georgia White of Ponemah, Rosalie Iceman of Ponemah and Kristy Iceman of Bemidji; sisters, Virginia Spears and Brenda White; brothers, Orville Sr. and Elbert "Chuck" White; 46 grandkids, 65 great grandkids, special companion, Patsy Stillday; special granddaughter, Deliah Stillday; numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.

A wake for LeRoy will begin at 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 30th and continue until his 10:00 a.m. traditional services on Monday, December 2nd all being held at the Boys and Girls Club in Ponemah, MN. Waa-maajaa'iwed is Steve Jackson. Pallbearers for LeRoy are Robert "Jr" Parker, Randall White, Victor White, Mike Iceman, Jr., Nick Spears, Daryl Beaulieu, Jr. and Roger Kingbird. His honorary pallbearers are Lee Ann Blue, Becky White, Kristy Iceman, Georgia Leah White, Rosalie Iceman, Elroy Iceman, LeRoy White, Jr., Cheyenne Waybenais, Sheldon Perkins and Matthew White. Interment will be in the Family Burial Grounds at Ponemah following his Monday services.

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




November 30, 2019

12:00 PM

Ponemah Boys and Girls Club

Ponemah, Minnesota

Traditional American Indian Service


December 2, 2019

10:00 AM

Ponemah Boys and Girls Club

Ponemah, Minnesota


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