Freida Mae White
Freida Mae White, 79, of Springfield, died at 3:15 pm, Saturday, May 21, 2011 at Sunny Acres Nursing home in Petersburg. She was born September 23, 1931 in Cottonwood, Illinois to Oral and Arnola Ackley Allen. She married Donald L. White in 1982 and he preceded her in death on May 14, 2006. Her parents; two step-sons, Roy & Donald White; one grandson, Michael Hamm and one brother, Max Allen, also preceded her in death.
Survivors include one daughter, Pam (Greg) Michaud of Springfield; one son, Rev Michael (Connie) Tozer of Dawson, Illinois; first husband, Loren Tozer of Springfield; five step-children, Mary (Fred) Hamm of Illipolis, Dick (Pat) White of Springfield, Joe White of Niantic, Rita (Dave) Beck of Niantic and Ruth (Frank) Taylor of Decatur; fourteen grandchildren; twenty-three great grandchildren and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Freida was a member of Springfield Foursquare Church and formerly enjoyed embroidery and sewing. She worked from 1992 until her retirement in 2003 as a CNA at St. Francis Convent.
Visitation: 5-7 pm, Tuesday, May 24, 2011 at Staab Funeral Home.
Funeral Service: 1 pm, Wednesday, May 25, 2011 at Staab Funeral Home with Pastor Chuck Ferris officiating. Burial will be in Camp Butler National Cemetery.
Memorial Contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.