Andrea Rose White was born November 15, 1971 to Cynthia (Brant) Starr and Arnold White, Sr.
She was born and raised in Sisseton SD. She attended schools at Sisseton Public School and Tiospa Zina. She met Troy Barse and together they had four beautiful children, Laryssa, Landis, Lanie and Lexie. She had 11 grandchildren, whom she loved so dearly. Andrea loved to be around her kids and loved cooking for her grandchildren. They always had so much fun when Amma was around.
Andrea worked various jobs around the area. She mostly like to do the seasonal work at Schiltz Farms every fall. She was a huge Kansas City Chiefs and Patrick Mahomes fan. She loved being outdoors and listening to music. She loved to laugh and joke with all her friends. Everyone loved her smile and laugh. She always made sure everyone was taken care of and always helped when and where she can.
Andrea left for the Spirit World surrounded by her loving family by her side on August 17, 2021. She will be missed by many family and friends.
Andrea is survived by her three daughters, Laryssa, Lanie, and Lexie Barse all of Wahpeton, ND; sisters Yolanda Starr of Sisseton SD and Robyn LaFountain of Fargo, ND; brothers Arnold White, Jr., Arnold Williams and Brent Starr of Sisseton SD and Chad MacConnell of Rapid City SD, 11 grandchildren; mother and step father Cynthia and Robert Starr and her special friend, Troy DuMarce, Sr.
Andrea is preceded in death by her son, Landis Arron Barse; her father Arnold White, Sr.; a brother, Robert Louis Starr, and one sister, Dawn Renville; her paternal grandparents, Virgil and Cora White and paternal great-grandmother Granny Annie Shields; her maternal grandparents, Norman and Rose Blossom Brant.
Funeral service will be held Monday, August 23, 2021 at 12:00 Noon at the family residence.
Interment at Buffalo Lake Presbyterian Church Cemetery in Eden, SD.
All-night wakes will be held August 20, August 21, and August 22, 2021 beginning at 7:00 PM each evening at the family residence.
Honorary casket bearers will be Melanie Finley, Faith Finley, Marcie Wakeman-Jones, Annie Wakeman, Marcia Heminger, Malana Hart, Ember Keeble, Jacob Keeble, Leslie Gunderson, Tylynn St. John, Jolene Pumpkinseed, Chris Feather, Camille Solberg White, Arvella Wanna, Orvella Bird, Ashley Johnson, Steven Barse, Sharryl Johnson, Charity Eagle Jr., Amber Houchin, Troy (TJ) DuMarce Jr., Logan DuMarce, Lisa Nelson, Marva Red Thunder, Mona Williams, Brenda Solberg, Peggy DeCoteau, Anita Barse, Patricia Nerison, Charlene RedEarth, Ann ManyBirds, Donna Barse and Faith Erickson .
Casket bearers will be Garrett White, Jace Starr, Jaden White, Christian MacConnell, Chad MacConnell, Arnold White, Arnold Wiliams, Brent Starr, Cody Toutges, Troy DuMarce Sr., Loren White, Chadwick Adams, Jon Adams, Randy White, Cameron Bird, Dustin Rousseau, Clinton Rousseau, Nico White, Nick Johnson, Nathan Owen, Rider Dirtseller, Robert LaCroix Jr.