Mary Louise (Johnston) White, 78, wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother passed away peacefully on October 5, 2019 at home in Rochester, MN after a long struggle with Alzheimer’s dementia.

Born December, 29, 1940 in Pontiac, MI to Ralph and Marcella Johnston, she later lost her parents and was raised by maternal aunt and uncle, Nellie and Roy Schalk in Fort Dodge, IA and later in Rochester. She graduated from Rochester High School in 1958 and married Virgil White on January 4, 1959.

Survivors include husband, Virgil; 5 children; 9 grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren and brother, Terry (Rose) Schalk of San Jose, CA. Preceded in death by parents, Ralph and Marcella Johnston, and guardians, Nellie and Roy Schalk.

A celebration of life will be held Monday, October 14, 4pm-7pm at Rochester Eagles Club. Cremation arrangements by Macken Funeral Home.