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dorothy j. white

Posted on April 28, 2013 at 1:00 a.m.

July 12, 1926 - April 25, 2013

EDWARDSBURG, Mich. — Dorothy Jean White, 86, of Edwardsburg, passed to her rest Thursday, April 25, 2013, while a patient at Memorial Hospital of South Bend, Ind. Her death was unexpected.

She was born July 12, 1926, in Rochester the daughter of Theodore and Helen (Stackhouse ) Hopp. She has lived in the Edwardsburg area since 1968, when she moved here with her loving family.

Dorothy was an active person, loving garage sales and being on the go to whatever event she could attend. She enjoyed cooking and baking for her family and friends. She was willing to play a game of cards anytime with her family. But most of all she loved her grandchildren.

Dorothy was married July 31, 1947, in Rochester as Dorothy Hopp to Robert L. White. He passed on Sept. 8, 1988.

Surviving are their children, Karen (Daniel) Dunning of Port Angeles, Wash., and Kenneth L. White, Gary L. (Jennifer) White and Douglas L. White, all of Edwardsburg. There are six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren, and also a sister, Doris Hegemister of Mancelona.

Family who have passed away are her parents; her husband, Robert; and her brother, Robert Hopp.

There will be a gathering of family at a later date to celebrate the life of Dorothy. She will privately be laid to rest in Adamsville Cemetery beside her husband, Robert.

Arrangements are by Paul E. Mayhew Funeral Home, Edwardsburg.