Peter Nicholas White, 50

Published 7:01 am Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Peter Nicholas White, 50, of Austin, Minnesota, passed away Monday, March 23, 2020, at his farm.

Peter was born April 15, 1969, in Keokuk, Iowa, the son of Marcene and Dennis White. He attended Keokuk High School. After high school, he worked at Steel Castings in Keokuk before moving to Minnesota. He lived in Mantorville, Minnesota, for a few years, later purchasing a farm

Peter Nicholas White, 50

between Brownsdale, Minnesota, and Lansing, Minnesota. Peter worked at McNeilius Truck and Manufacturing Oshkosh for the past 27 years. Peter was an accomplished welder. He traveled to Europe for the company on a few occasions to assist in overseas manufacturing. Peter enjoyed spending time on his farm, always working on something, fishing, and playing with nieces and nephews at family gatherings. He was very kind, thoughtful, and willing to lend a helping hand to anyone in need.

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Peter is survived by his 13 siblings, Albert White of Park Rapids, Minnesota, Mary Jefferson of Rochester, Minnesota, David White and Betty (Robert) Flick of Keokuk, Martha DeMarco of Charlotte, North Carolina, Phillip White of Clarks Grove, Minnesota, Patricia Clark of Sacramento, California, Pauline White of Dubuque, Iowa, Cynthia White of Sacramento, Carl (Amy) White of Rochester, Anthony White of Rochester, Denise (Robert) Songstad of Rochester and Victoria White of Rochester; and 19 nieces and nephews. Peter was preceded in death by his parents, grandparents, and many aunts and uncles.

A memorial service and inurnment will be held at a time determined later. Online condolences may be left at