Phillip Gustavson White

Jan. 31, 1970 - Dec. 1, 2008

Phillip Gustavson White of Owen died Monday, Dec. 1, 2008, at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Marshfield at age 38. Phillip was born Jan. 31, 1970, to Phillip S. and Hjordis (nee Gustavson) White in Murray, Utah.

He attended grade school in Utah and at the age of 6, Phillip and his family moved to Wisconsin, settling in Big Bend, where he continued to attend grade school and was a 1988 graduate of Mukwonago High School. He lived in Waukesha and worked as a manager for various gas stations until the late 1990s when he moved to Rib Lake, living there until 2001. On May 19, 2001, he married the former Stephanie Anne Graf in Rib Lake. The couple lived in various areas of Wisconsin, settling in Owen. Phillip was currently employed at Abbyland Meats as a food processor. Phillip enjoyed hunting, fishing and playing video games.

Phillip will be deeply missed by his wife of seven years, Stephanie; two daughters, Cheyanne and Linnea; his father and stepmother, Phillip S. and Katrina White of Big Bend; brothers, Chris White and Michael White, both of Waukesha; and sisters, Christine (Ron) Case of West Jordan, Utah, Suzzette White of Big Bend, Lisa White of Aurora, Ill., Teresa White of Waukesha and Laura Beth White of Big Bend. Also surviving are aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Phillip was preceded in death by his mother, Hjordis.

Visitation will be held 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, Dec. 5, at Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, 237 N. Moreland Blvd., Waukesha. A second visitation will take place from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 6, at Dallmann-Kniewel Funeral Home in Medford.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to the family would be appreciated.

Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, Cremation and Preplanning Services is serving the White family. For further information, call 542-6609 or for an online obituary, directions or to leave a condolence, go to www.waukeshasfuneralhome.com.