Mabel Olive White

Born: Mon., Jun. 14, 1926
Died: Fri., May 3, 2019


Funeral Service

10:30 AM Thu., May 09, 2019
Location: Niebur Funeral Home


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Mabel Olive White, age 92, of Pittsfield, IL passed away on Friday, May 3, 2019 at St. John’s Hospital in Springfield, IL.  She was born on June 14, 1926 in Pittsfield, IL to Eugene C. and Mary E. Daugherty Dark.  She married Willis “Joe” White, Jr. on August 11, 1945 in Pittsfield, and he preceded her in death on December 30, 2002.

Mabel worked as a cook for the Pittsfield schools for many years and later worked at Brown Shoe Factory, from where she retired.  In earlier years, she was a member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, where she taught Sunday School for several years.  Mabel enjoyed quilting, making rugs, and crocheting.  She also liked raising flowers in her garden and loved her parakeets and cockatiels.

She is survived by two sons, Gary “Joe” White and E. Dean “Tuffy” (Mary) White, both of Pittsfield, IL; a grandson, Jason D. (Beth) White of Pittsfield, IL; two great granddaughters, Ariana White and Audrey White of Pittsfield, IL; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 57 years, Joe; her parents, Eugene and Mary Dark; and brothers, Meredith Dark, Clifford Dark, and Galen Dark; and sister-in-law, Opal "Reenie" Dark.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, May 9, 2019 at 10:30 AM at Niebur Funeral Home in Pittsfield.  Interment will follow at Pittsfield West Cemetery.  There will be no visitation.  Memorials are suggested to Pittsfield West Cemetery.  Online condolences may be left to the family at www.nieburfh.com.  Niebur Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.

Charitable donations may be made in Mabel's memory to the following organization:

Pittsfield West Cemetery

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Roger and Tina Hall
   Posted Tue May 07, 2019
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