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Clement Wilfred White May 22, 1961 - September 11, 2021


Last updated 9/13/2021 at 6:35pm

Funeral Service for Clement Wilfred White, 60 of Watertown, SD will be held on Tuesday, September 14, 2021 at 2:00 P.M. at Enemy Swim Community Center, Enemy Swim with Fr. Charles Chan, Valorie Augustson and Episcopal Lay Reader officiating. Pallbearers will be John Sargeant, Joe Paul, Vernon Rouillard, Jr., Chris Rouillard, Andrew Owen, John Kampeska, Bobby Campbell, Steve Kongi and Kerry Sullivan. Honorary Pallbearers will be Ray Rouillard, Vernon Rouillard, Quentin Owen, Richard Redwing, Bobby Iyarpeya, Geno Locke, Robert BearHill, Doug Rencountre, Raymond BearHill, Darwin James, Bobby James, Charles James, Donnette RedBear, Toni Owen, Christine White, and all of his other Godchildren, Relatives, Friends and Co-Workers from Dakota Sioux Casino. Interment will be in St. James Episcopal Cemetery, Enemy Swim. There will be an all night Wake Service on Monday, September 13, 2021 at Enemy Swim Community Center at 7:00 P.M. The Cahill Funeral chapel is in charge of funeral arrangements.

Clement Wilfred White was born on May 22, 1961 in Sisseton, SD to Eli and Maxine (Rouillard) White. He attended grade school at Enemy Swim and Waubay High School. He was a member of St. James' Episcopal Church and a member of the Brotherhood of St. Andrew. When he was younger he was a Lay Reader at St. James'. He enjoyed Singing the hymns and helping with services. He lived and worked in Watertown. He worked at Oak Valley Farms for many years and at Dakota Sioux Casino for the past 14 years. He liked to play cards and other board games. His favorite football team was the Dallas Cowboys, since he was a teen. He also liked to listen to the 80's music and Pow Wow Songs. Clement passed away on September 11, 2021 at Prairie Lake Hospital, Watertown, SD.

Clement is survived by two sisters, Thelma and Marlene White of Waubay, cousins, nieces, nephews and other relatives.

Clement was preceded in death by his parents, a sister, Gladys (White) Paul, Grandparents Clement and Sarah (Eagle) White, Wilfred and Virginia (Bernard) Rouillard, his companion of 16 years Rhonda German and other relatives.


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