Tricounty News

Monte White, 61



Monte White of Cottage Grove died peacefully at home with his family around him, Friday,W-white 
Jan. 11, 2013, after a courageous battle with lung cancer. He was 61.


Funeral services will be held at All Saints Lutheran Church, 8100 Belden Blvd, Cottage Grove. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Monday, Jan. 14, at Kok Funeral Home at 1201 Portland Ave. in St. Paul Park, and from 10-11 a.m. Tuesday at the church. Interment will be at Cottage Grove Cemetery.
Monte White was born Dec. 31, 1951, to Herbert and Ardis White. He served his country during the Vietnam War. He was the beloved husband of Jana for 33 years. Monte was known as the “Photo Guy” at Walgreens in Cottage Grove. He wanted to be remembered as a loving husband, father, son and brother.

Monte was preceded in death by his father Herbert.


He is survived by his wife Jana, son Matthew (and Andrea), mother Ardis Speckel; sisters Nita Davis, Karen (and Harry) Marsh, Althea (and Al) Heim; brothers Paul (and Pam), and Barry; special cousin Susan Hammock; many nieces, nephews, aunts, cousins, and Jana’s family.

Memorials may be made to Caring Bridge or Woodwinds Cancer Care.