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Robert Izant White

Teacher, mentor

Published: January 12, 2014 12:00 AM

Robert Izant White died Dec. 25 in St. Paul Minn. surrounded by family and friends.

Mr. White, 50, was the principal of kindergarten through grade 8 at Community of Peace Academy in St. Paul.

Robert Izant White

He grew up in Hudson and attended Western Reserve Academy.

Mr. White was described as a hallway smiler and greeter, a patient listener, inspired mentor, hearty laugher, quick witted and joyous, bicycle riding donut quester, Craigslist wheeler- dealer, and a bright, thoughtful man He was a member of the Grote Reber Society.

He leaves his wife, Jane; sons, Caleb and Reece; parents, Molly and Gene; sister, Ruthie; brothers, Bill, Gene and Chris; and countless nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be Feb. 7 at 10 a.m. at the Lakewood Memorial Chapel, 3600 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis, Minn. 55408.

Memorial donations may be directed to the boys' college accounts at Whitlock-White Education Fund c/o Northeast Bank, 77 Broadway Street NE, Minneapolis, Minn. 55413.

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