Susono "Sue" White, 96, of Cheyenne, Wyoming passed away at Cottonwood Creek Assisted Living Memory Residence early in the morning on Monday, November 29, 2021.
Susono was born on the 10th of May, 1925 in Fukuoka City, Japan to Mosaku and Kae Oishi. She was the youngest of seven children. She married a US Airman, Otto Norman White, on the 14th of November, 1951 at the American Consulate in Fukuoka City, Japan. She graduated from the Watanabe Dressmaker School in Fukuoka and had received awards for her dress designs. She worked as a seamstress at the Officer’s club at the Itazuke AFB. Japan. Her husband retired from the US Air Force, after 26 years of service across 3 wars, at Scott AFB, IL. They lived in O’Fallon, IL until they moved to Cheyenne in 2007.
She is survived by her children, Kathleen (Rick) Eckhardt of Cheyenne, WY, Charles (Barbara) White, Lakewood, WA, and Robert (Kris) White, O’Fallon, IL; grandchildren, Matthew (JoLynn) Eckhardt of Cheyenne, WY, Mark (Kimball) Eckhardt of Spanish Fork, UT, Lauren (Floyd) Milsten of Tacoma, WA, Jeremy White of Seattle, WA, Alexandra White of O’Fallon, IL, and JD White; great-grandchildren, Taysen Eckhardt of Spanish Fork, UT, Camden Eckhardt of Spanish Fork, UT, Jaren Eckhardt of Spanish Fork, UT, Karsten Eckhardt of Spanish Fork, UT, Levin Ritzen of Fife, WA, Edgar Milsten of Tacoma, WA, and Julian Milsten of Tacoma, WA; and many nieces and nephews and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, and her siblings, all in Japan; her husband, Otto Norman White in May 2016; her granddaughter, Jennifer Ritzen in March 2017; her grandson-in-law, Drew Ritzen in June 2020.
A graveside service will be held on Saturday, June 25, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. at Lakeview Cemetery with a reception to immediately follow in the Schrader Reception Center.
Thank you to all the health care personnel involved in her care.
Cremation has taken place under the care of Schrader, Aragon and Jacoby Funeral Home, 2222 Russell Ave., Cheyenne, WY 82001