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Jayden Ash White

February 24, 2009 ~ January 12, 2022 (age 12)

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Jayden Ash White, age 12, of LaGrange, IN passed away on Wednesday, January 12, 2022 at his home with his loving family by his side.  He was born on February 24, 2009 in LaGrange, IN to Tracy Wayne and Samantha Marie (Yanke) White.  Jayden currently was a 7th grader at Lakeland Intermediate School and a true inspiration to his fellow student friends, school teachers, and staff.  He loved anime.  His favorite anime to follow were My Hero Academia, Pokémon, and Naruto.  Jayden really enjoyed video games, board games such Yahtzee and Monopoly, and going to Witmer Lake in Wolcottville.  He was a huge fan of soccer and football.  His favorite teams included the Pittsburgh Steelers and Detroit Lions.  Jayden had a loving heart towards everyone and never came across a stranger.  He loved his family, spending time with his cousin Kayla, and inspiring all of us with his caring heart.  

Survivors include:
Mother, Samantha White of LaGrange, IN.
Father, Tracy White of Wolcottville, IN.
Brother, Bruce Wayne White of LaGrange, IN.
Brother, Ashton Allen White of LaGrange, IN.
Grandparents, Teresa and Willie Mast of Howe, IN.
Great-grandparents, Dave and Julia Dunlap of Wolcottville, IN.
Uncle, David Yanke of Stroh, IN.
Uncle, Joseph and Lindsey Yanke of LaGrange, IN.
Aunt, Julie Anne Brown of Sturgis, MI.
Uncle, Patrick and Tammy White of Sturgis, MI.
Uncle, James Brown of Boise, ID.
Many Cousins.

Jayden was preceded in death by his grandparents: Joseph Yanke; Alberta and Dale White.

Private family services will be held. 

Following the private family services there will be a memorial service held at a later date with service times pending at this time.

Cremation will take place then burial will take place at Ontario Cemetery.

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Arrangements and care trusted to Hess Funeral Home and Cremation Services of LaGrange, IN 46761.  

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