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Obituaries

December 27, 2012

Hilda M. White

DANVILLE — Hilda M. White, 92, of Danville, passed away Dec. 25, 2012, at Provena United Samaritans Medical Center.

She was born Feb. 8, 1920, to Willie and Lillie (Martin) Calvin.

Hilda worked at Snowers Sewing Factory and then as a cook for District 118 schools for many years.

She was married to Henry Dieu. From that marriage came children, Joyce Dieu, Henrietta (Bill) Delp and Larry (Tammy) Dieu. Henry preceded her in death.

She married Noah Rife. From that marriage came children, Linda (Raymond) Parson and Noah Rife. Noah preceded her in death.

She married James White. He preceded her in death. Hilda also was preceded in death by brothers Noah Calvin and William Calvin, and one sister, Ida VanDuyn.

Hilda is survived by her five children; nine grandchildren, Debbie Miller, Geraldine Webb, Ron James, Angela James, Tresa Wilcox, Larry Dieu Jr., Karla Dieu, Missy Parson and Cindy Parson; several beloved great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; nieces and nephews; and a special caregiver, Carol Siddens.

A celebration of Hilda’s life will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 29, at Sunset Funeral Home, Danville, with Pastor Matt Filicksy officiating. Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 28, at the funeral home. She will be laid to rest in Sunset Memorial Park.

Memorial donations may be given, in her name, to Leaf of Legacy Memorial Tree or to Alzheimer’s Association. Condolences may be left online at www.sunsetfuneralhome.com

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