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Obituary for Alvin E. "Al" Whitson

Alvin E. "Al" Whitson, 66, of La Crosse, passed away Sunday, February 27, 2011, at Franciscan Skemp Medical Center, La Crosse.
He was born August 11, 1944, in Goldthwaite, Texas, to Cecil and Clora (Harmon) Whitson.
Survivors include three children, Darrin (Dawn) Whitson, Lance Whitson, and Becky Solmirin; five grandchildren, Brenna, Chad, Briana, Darrin "Nico," and Delaney; six great-grandchildren; and seven siblings, Gene (Terrie) Whitson, Bobby Brown, Carol (Debbie) Whitson, Francis (Wayne) Derr, Vicki (Rod) Bodkins, Peggy Segovia, and Howard (Sherry) Whitson.
Al was preceded in death by his parents and nine siblings, Geneva Pearl, Jesse, Billy Joe, Betty Jo, and five stillborns.
A private family service will be held at a later date. Jandt-Fredrickson Funeral Homes and Crematory, (Woodruff Chapel), La Crosse, is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be sent at