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White, Donald R.E.

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Mr. Donald R. E. White, 77, of Galeburg died at 12:41 am Monday, July 21, 2014 in OSF St. Francis Medical Center, Peoria.

He was born April 8, 1937 in Galesburg, Ill. the son of Raymond Garnett Boulton White. He married Marian Benson.

He is survived by his two daughters, Brenda (Darryl) Grove of Texas and Susan White of Mich.; his sister, Dorothy Banning of Galesburg; four grandchildren and two great grandchildren.  He is preceded in death by his parents and a brother.

Donald served in the Illinois National Guard.

He worked as a mainline supervisor at Maytag for over 30 years, retiring in 2001. He was a member of the National Rifleman Association, the American Motorcycle Association, AmVets and the Galesburg Motorcycle Club.  Donald enjoyed riding his Harley. His grandchildren and great grandchildren are the most important thing in his life.

Funeral services are scheduled for 10 am Friday, July 25, 2014 at Hinchliff-Pearson-West Galesburg Chapel. Scott Cramer will officiate. Visitation will be 5:00-7:00 pm Thursday at the chapel. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. Online condolences may be made to www.h-p-w.com.