Frances Lavonne White, 76, of Taylorville, formerly of Raymond, died at 4:45 p.m. Monday, October 8, 2012 at Memorial Medical Center, Springfield.
She was born July 12, 1936 in Raymond, the daughter of Cecil Francis and Beulah Nettleship Niehaus. Frances loved spending time with her family, her many grandchildren and friends. She enjoyed her beloved pets, Webby and Benny. She also loved spending as much time as she could outside.
She is survived by her daughters, Diana Boehm and husband Paul of Carlinville, Angela Wendling and husband Steve of Taylorville, Julie Kirkpatrick and husband Troy of Pawnee, and Lisa Richter-Seiler and husband Dave of Taylorville; eight grandchildren, Blake Kirkpatrick and wife Casey of Edinburg, Caleb Kirkpatrick, and Gavin Kirkpatrick both of Pawnee, Hayle Wendling of Taylorville, Andrew Wendling of LaCrescent, MN, Kenny Wendling of Stonington, Heather Beyers and husband Greg of Pana, and Noel Gibson of Quincy; seven great-grandchildren, Thyler Gibson, Addison Gibson, Mitchell Beyers, Grayson Beyers, Grace Wendling, Bentley Wendling and Addison Kirkpatrick; brother, Bill Niehaus of Raymond, and sisters, Mary Stauder of Raymond, Betty Groh of Mt. Vernon, Barbara Husman of Litchfield, Carolyn Siddens of Rochester, and Janet Ruemmler of Harvel. She was preceded in death by her parents, and one brother, Robert Niehaus.
Private family memorial services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Friday, October 12 at McClure Funeral Home, Taylorville. Burial will take place in St. Raymond Cemetery, Raymond, IL.