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Donald William White

Donald William White

Don White, age 77, passed away unexpectedly from natural causes March 25th, 2019 at his home in Fort Meyers Florida. Don was born February 7th 1942 was one of three children born to Donald and Ethel White. Don grew up in Spooner WI where he graduated and then went on to then named Wisconsin State University-River Falls to become an Educator. During his time at River Falls, Don met Doreen Helen Holte. They married soon after and were blessed with three children, Kara, Corey, and Kailee. Don spent 37 years in the St. Croix Central school system being a teacher, coach and Principal. Having to be constantly busy, Don would work his summers laying asphalt, running the occasional marathon, and his winter's drag racing snowmobiles all while running between his children's basketball games. Don and Doreen enjoyed 41 years of marriage until Doreen's passing in 2010. In 2011 a beautiful woman came into his life. Melody Burnham and Don met in Fort Meyers when Don was visiting his sister. Melody and Don married in 2012 and spent their summer on Leach Lake and winters in Fort Meyers. Don will be forever remain in the hearts of his children, Kara (Mark) Noll of Dickeyville WI, Corey (Rachel) White of Hudson, Kailee (Barrington) Smith of Edmund OK. Grandchildren, Jackson Noll, Tyler Noll, Cameron Smith. Sister Sharron (Duane) Johnson. As well as nieces, nephews, other extended family, friends and Lucey (dog). He was preceded in death by his wife Doreen Helen White, parents; Donald and Ethel White; and his sister Barbra Anderson. A celebration of Donnie Bill's life will be held at Ready Randy's in New Richmond on Monday June 24th from 6-8 pm.