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2    WHEREAS, The members of the Illinois Senate are saddened to
3learn of the death of Hugh Donald "Don" White of Coal Valley,
4who passed away on November 25, 2017; and
5    WHEREAS, Don White was born on his family farm in rural
6Coal Valley in Henry County to John Edward and Alda Hanson
7White on March 13, 1917; he married Martha Litchfield in Coal
8Valley on January 17, 1942 and served in the U.S. Navy during
9World War II; and
10    WHEREAS, Don White worked as a welding supervisor at
11International Harvester in East Moline for 35 years, retiring
12in 1974; and
13    WHEREAS, Don White was an active member of First
14Presbyterian Church in Coal Valley, where he had been an elder,
15treasurer, and taught Sunday school; he was a former member of
16the Coal Valley Township Board and a former tax assessor for
17Coal Valley Township; he was a past master of Valley Lodge No.
18547, AF & AM, and a current member of Eureka Lodge No. 69, AF &
19AM, Scottish Rite Bodies, Valley of Moline, and Moline American
20Legion Post No. 246; he was instrumental in bringing Dad's Club
21Baseball to Coal Valley, where he coached for several years; he
22was a former Scout Master and belonged to the Isaac Walton



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1League; and
2    WHEREAS, Don White held a lifelong devotion to his family;
3he loved all things outdoors, enjoyed fishing, hunting, and
4traveling, and bowled with his church bowling league for 20
5years; and
6    WHEREAS, Don White was preceded in death by his wife,
7Martha, and seven siblings and their spouses; and
8    WHEREAS, Don White is survived by his children and their
9spouses, Bruce and Jodie White, Cheryl and Roberto Alleruzzo,
10and Richard and Cindy White; his grandchildren and their
11spouses, Teresa and Steve Bradley, Lisa and Jason Durbin,
12Shaylyn White and her fiance, Andrew Stewart, Terry and Chelle
13White, Troy and Valerie White, Todd and Chrystal White,
14Cristoforo and Becky Alleruzzo, Andrew White, and Adamo and
15Sara Alleruzzo; his great-grandchildren, John, Sam, and Joshua
16Bradley, Samantha and Joshua Durbin, Brady and Kristina White,
17Gavyn and Elethia White, Kylee and Mason White, Nico and
18Giovanni Alleruzzo, and Sofia and Finn Alleruzzo; and his
19sister-in-law, Shirley Harrison; therefore, be it
21ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, that we mourn the passing of
22Hugh Donald "Don" White, and extend our sincere condolences to



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1his family, friends, and all who knew and loved him; and be it
3    RESOLVED, That a suitable copy of this resolution be
4presented to the family of Don White as an expression of our
5deepest sympathy.