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Florence L. White

April 6, 1936 ~ January 5, 2021 (age 84)


Beloved wife of the late Thomas White.
Loving mother of Daniel (JoAnna), Mark (Kathy), Scott (Suzanne), and Candace (Kent) Peterson.
Proud grandmother of Benjamin, Maggie, Kara, Mariah, Katie, and Kelly.
Dear sister of the late Harry (Elaine), Dorothy (Fred), Robert (June), Marilyn (Joseph), Jack (Georgia), and Carol (David).
Caring aunt of many.

While she was a diehard Bears and Cubs fan, her grandchildren were her pride and joy. Nothing brought her more satisfaction than a day spent with them or sharing a simple conversation. She loved being “Gram” and she took it seriously.
She pioneered as a full-time working mother in the late 50’s and persevered as a rising businesswomen for decades. She pursued and obtained her college degree after she’d had her four children. Flo worked and directly supported growth of independent companies before starting her own.
In “retirement” she found new inspiration in crafting. This ambition was to fill time and provide an outlet, yet it quickly became all business and kept her incredibly busy, looking forward and   traveling.
Always active Flo enjoyed summering up north at her cabin in Hayward, WI, reading, attending church, hosting family events, casino time, watching her teams and being with her family and many lifelong friends.
She will be missed by all. 

In lieu of flowers, memorials to the charity of your choice is appreciated.

Visitation Friday, January 8, 2021 from 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm at Sax-Tiedemann Funeral Home, 9568 Belmont Ave., Franklin Park.

Due to current CDC restrictions, only 10 people are allowed in the building at a time.
Masks must be worn at all times while inside the funeral home.
Hand Sanitizer is available for attendees.

Family and friends will gather at St. Gertrude Catholic Church on Saturday, January 9, 2021 from 9:30 am until the time of the mass at 10:00 am.

Interment St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery following the mass.

For information please call the funeral home at (847) 678-1950 or

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Florence L. White, please visit our floral store.


January 8, 2021

4:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Sax-Tiedemann Funeral Home & Crematorium
9568 Belmont Ave.
Franklin Park, IL 60131

Lying in State
January 9, 2021

9:30 AM
St. Gertrude Catholic Church
9613 Schiller Boulevard
Franklin Park, IL 60131

Funeral Service
January 9, 2021

10:00 AM
St. Gertrude Catholic Church
9613 Schiller Boulevard
Franklin Park, IL 60131

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