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Martha K. White

Published: Friday, Dec. 27, 2013 1:15 a.m. CST

SUBLETTE – Martha K. White, 70, of Sublette, died Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013, at her home.

She was born Feb. 2, 1943, in Princeton, to William and Anna M. (Forrestall) Metzen. She married Everett White on Dec. 19, 1958, in Sparta, Tenn. She was employed as a dispatcher for Woodhaven Campgrounds before retiring.

Survivors include her husband, and one daughter, Maurece Bruder, both of Sublette; four sons, Don (Lori) White of Joliet, David (Judy) White of Boston, William (Julie) White of West Brooklyn, and James (Sheila) White of Broken Arrow, Okla.; eight grandchildren, Jason Arbuckle, Samantha Schinzer, Hannah, Traci, Bryant, Michael and Samantha White, and Kimberly Hedgepeth; one great-grandson, Sawyer White; and one sister, Shirley Willis of Amboy.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

There will be a celebration of her life from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday at Ellice Dinges Center in Sublette. Her body was donated to Northern Illinois University in DeKalb. Merritt Funeral Home in Mendota is handling arrangements.

Memorials may be made to the family or the donor’s choice. 

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