September 8, 1938 - February 20, 2017


Memorial Services will be held on Saturday, February 25, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. at the Daniel Funeral Home in St. Cloud for Dorethy M. White, age 78, of Waite Park, who passed away on Monday, February 20, 2017 at the St. Cloud Hospital. Reverend Gregory Lieser will officiate.

Family and friends may call from 11:00 a.m. until the time of the service on Saturday at the Daniel Funeral Home, St. Cloud.

Dorethy was born on September 30, 1938 to Theodore and Elsie (Terwey) Dibblee in St. Cloud. She graduated from St. Cloud Technical High School. Dorethy was united in marriage to Keith White on February 5, 1975 in Waite Park. Together, they shared a passion for sailing the West Coast of the United States and Canada; stopping at various cities and ports along the coast. They also taught students English in Mexico. Eventually, they sailed and moved to Honolulu, Hawaii and bought an awning business which manufactured textiles for boats, homes and other accessories. She later moved back to Waite Park in 2007.

She survived by her siblings; Kathy Seitz, of St. Cloud, Mike (Olive) Dibblee, of St. Cloud, Helen Hardwig, of Waite Park, Jim (Cindy) Dibblee, of St. Cloud, Bob Dibblee, of Sauk Rapids and Ted Dibblee, of Bejou, MN., brother-in-law; Roger (Mary) White, of Liberty, MO., and many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Dorethy was preceded in death by her parents, husband; Keith, on November 5, 1993, siblings; Mary Lou Williams, Delphine Utz, Pat Dibblee and Randy Dibblee.

A special thank you to the staff of the St. Cloud Hospital and St. Benedict’s Senior Community Short Stay South for their special attention and care to Dorethy.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred.