Schaefer-Shipman Funeral Home

804 State Ave, Marysville, WA



November 15, 1963November 25, 2019

Lori Lynn White Bear 56, left her family too soon while peacefully resting at home on Monday, November 25, 2019 in Tulalip, Washington.

She was born November 15, 1963 in Everett, WA to Daniel T. McLean Jr. and Jeanne (Jones) McLean. Lori attended and graduated from Indian Heritage High School in Seattle, WA. Following graduation, she started working with numerous establishments for the Tulalip Tribes for 35 years. She married the love of her life, James White Bear, and they resided in Tulalip. They celebrated 28 years of marriage in June. Lori had a passion for singing, dancing and music. She enjoyed watching her kids play sports especially her sons. Having love for her family, she loved supporting her children, and her grandchildren competing in athletics. Lori is preceded in death by her grandparents, Nora and Dan McLean; along with Arlene (Charles) Holding; Ed and Stan Jones Sr, Gloria and Howard St. Germaine and father, Daniel (Padty) McLean Jr., and father-in-law, Edmund White Bear, and uncle, Stanley (Sony)Jones Jr., and aunt, Gloria Holding. She leaves behind her grandmother, JoAnn Jones; mother, Jeanne McLean; her mother-in-law, Nora White Bear, her husband, James White Bear, her daughter, Jennifer Young; sons, Brandon Williams, James E. White Bear (Kathi), and Nashone White Bear; siblings: Daniel (Mike) McLean III, Kenny McLean (Ginger), Michele Myles (Lee), and Shawn McLean; along with brother-in-law, Edmund Whte Bear Jr., and sisters-in-law, Candace Myers and Amber White Bear; grandchildren, Marqel, Kileya, Devon, Jayden, Brandon Jr., Neveah, Morgan, Maddox, and Colt; aunts, Teri (Billy) Gobin, Gayle Jones, Karen Holding, uncles: Milton McLean and Gary Holding (Karen) and numerous nieces and nephews and nephews. Visitation is on December 3, 2019 1:00 pm at Schaefer-Shipman with an Interfaith service following at 6:00pm at the Tulalip Gym. The funeral service in the morning of December 4, will be at 10:00 am following with the burial at Mission Beach Cemetery.


  • Visitation Tuesday, December 3, 2019
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, December 4, 2019



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Michael Peters

December 1, 2019

I met Lori at Indian heritage high we were very close friends although we went out seperate ways we kept in contact thru social media my heart aches she will be missed

Elizabeth Charles

November 30, 2019

I use to attend IHHS Eagles basketball games. When my cousin Aaron played, and you were on the cheer team. out of the basketball players and cheerleaders you were the nicest to us. Through the years I often wondered about you and remembered your kindness. Rest In Peace, God bless you family.

erika moore

November 30, 2019

you were a second mom to me and i will forever be greatful for your love and support. i love you lori !

Cassandra Ford

November 29, 2019

Your smile, infectious laugh, and huge heart will be missed. Rest in peace. Prayers to your family. Love Cass