Juanita White, 85

A funeral service was held on Saturday, March 6, 2010, at Pilgrim United Church of Christ, Grafton, for Juanita White (nee O’Flanagan) of Grafton who died on March 3, 2010, at the age of 85. Interment took place at Woodlawn Cemetery.

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Juanita was born in Ridgeland on Jan. 2, 1925, the daughter of Delos and Mamie (nee Zuehlke) O’Flanagan. She was united in marriage to Lloyd White on Oct. 30, 1948. They moved to Grafton with their family in 1958 and had lived there since.

Juanita was a kind and gentle woman who lived her life with a quiet grace and dignity. Her greatest joy in life was her family. Juanita especially cherished caring for her grandchildren and great- grandchildren. She loved her garden and enjoyed sharing it with others. Those who had the pleasure of meeting Juanita left knowing they had met someone special. She will be deeply missed by all.

Juanita is survived by her children, Valarie (Gary) Dowe, Wanda (Jim) McGraw, Debie (Dave) Riebe, Michael White, Tammy Buol and Becky White; grandchildren, Greg, Kelly (Matt), Sheila, Steve, Jackie, Julie (Jason), Tyler, Travis, Troy, Courtney and Allison; great- grandchildren, Melanie, Graden, MacKenzie and Paige; brother, Vern (the late Bev) O’Flanagan; sister-in-law, Harmony Frankenberg; other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her beloved husband, Lloyd; son, Gregory; daughter, Sherri Parchim; and brothers, Virgil O’Flanagan and Robert (Lois) Krause.

Mueller Funeral Home is serving the family.