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Donna Louise White

Friday, May 23, 2003

ARAPAHOE -- Donna Louise White, 82, died Wednesday (May 21, 2003) at the Cambridge Memorial Hospital in Cambridge.

She was born Dec. 29, 1921, at Harper County, Ohio, to Oscar and Ruth (Folk) Craig. She was raised and attended school at Kenton, Ohio, and graduated high school from Kenton High School with the Class of 1939.

In 1943, she married Paul D. Schlingloff at Kenton. They moved to Mesa, Ariz., where she opened a restaurant called the White Dot Cafe. They later moved to Caldwell, Kan., where they owned Craig's Cafe. In 1974, she bought the Derby Cafe in Arapahoe which she ran for three years. Then she moved back to Mesa and worked for Mesa Community College as a dietitian.

In 1979, she married James White in Mesa. She moved to Arapahoe in 1991 to retire.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husbands, Paul Schlingloff and James White; and a brother, Richard Craig.

Survivors include two sons, George Schlingloff and wife, Sue and Dave Schlingloff all of Mesa; one daughter, Chris and husband, Don Sandell of Arapahoe; seven grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be Saturday, 10:30 a.m., at the First United Methodist Church in Arapahoe with the Rev. Hyeongdong Baek and George Probasco officiating. Burial will be in the Arapahoe Cemetery at Arapahoe.

Visitation is today until 8 p.m. at the funeral home in Arapahoe.

Memorials may be given in her name.

Wenburg Funeral Home of Arapahoe is in charge of arrangements.