Mari Lynn White
1944 - 2021
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Mari Lynn White 1944—2021
Mari Lynn White, age 76 of Freeport, IL, passed away on Tuesday, January 12, 2021 at Swedish American Hospital in Rockford, IL. She was born July 31, 1944 in Beaver Dam, WI; the daughter of Ellsworth "Ike" and Margaret (Buske) Haight. She was a 1962 graduate of Stockton High School.
Mari Lynn worked for Structo for 23 years. She also worked at the Stephenson Nursing Center, Burgess Battery and MicroSwitch. She enjoyed shopping, going to craft shows and collecting knick-knacks. Most of all she loved spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren.
She is survived by her sons, Troy White and Jamie (Cyndie) White both of Freeport; grandchildren, Jesica, Katie, Alicia, Alex, Jacob and Kelsey; great grandchildren, Faith, Camden, Landon, Savannah, Carter, Riley, Rylynn, Kash and Addison; brother, Robert (Rhodora) Haight of FL; and sister, Pat Werkheiser of Freeport. She was preceded in death by her parents; grandson, Trent; sister, Carole Suess; and brother-in-law, Dean Werkheiser.
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Published in The Freeport Journal Standard from Jan. 14 to Jan. 17, 2021.
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January 27, 2021
I prayers at this time of your loss. I worked with her at Thermos for many years. She was a fun person to be around and she was so happy with her big smile.
Sally Pfile
January 19, 2021
I will miss you so much.
Donna Carlson
January 16, 2021
Pat and families- my sincere thoughts and sympathies are with you. I knew Mari Lynn back with the good times you, Mari Lynn, Penny, Marj, & myself hung out together in Freeport. She was always a sweet gal and so fun to be with... may she rest in peace... Reita (Pair) Beck
Reita Beck
January 16, 2021
Grief can be so hard, but our special memories help us cope. Remembering you and your loved one today and always.
January 15, 2021
Sorry for the loss of your Mother n Sister
Julie. Haight
January 15, 2021
May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived. I worked with Mary Lynn for years at Structo. Had a lot of good times together with her, Our birthdays are only a few days apart & we had parties at Mary Hoover's house witch was right next door. She will be missed dearly
Donna (Paul) Quick
January 15, 2021
Prayers for Mari Lynn's family. Worked with her at Thermos for years. Sweet Lady always smiling
Carla Frederick
January 15, 2021
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
Jeff G Stine
January 14, 2021
Thoughts and prayers with the family. Had a lot of fun at family gatherings. Will miss her.
Deb Birchen
January 14, 2021
May your hearts be filled with wonderful memories of great times together as you celebrate a life well lived.
Elizabeth Curry
January 13, 2021
Grief can be so hard, but our special memories help us cope. Remembering you and your loved one today and always.
Carrie Schwent
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