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Shirley L. White 1922 - 2006 Ottawa

A funeral Mass for Shirley L. White, 84, Ottawa, will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Sacred Heart Church in Ottawa. Burial will be in Mount Calvary Cemetery in Ottawa.Mrs. White died Wednesday, July 19, 2006, at Village Manor Nursing Home in Ottawa.She was born Jan. 21, 1922, in Vernon, Texas, the daughter of Joseph Peter and Bertha Long Servatius. She moved to Ottawa as a child, graduated from Ottawa High School in 1940 and attended two years of nursing training in Sabetha.Mrs. White owned and operated White Grocery in Ottawa for 30 years with her family and retired in 1988. She was a member of Sacred Heart Church and started the lunch program at Sacred Heart School.She married Marvin Lewis White on Feb. 14, 1947, in Lawrence. He died Jan. 26, 1995.Survivors include three daughters, Betty Craig, Tonganoxie, Mary Ann Bacon, Ottawa, and Margaret Hackett, Lawrence; a brother, Gerald Servatius, El Paso, Texas; seven grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.Friends may call from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m. today at Dengel & Son Mortuary in Ottawa, where a rosary will be said at 6:30 p.m. and the family will greet them at 7 p.m.The family suggests memorials to the church or to Midland Hospice, sent in care of the mortuary, 235 S. Hickory St., Ottawa, 66067.E-mail condolences may be sent to <a href="mailto:dengelmortuary@sbcglobal.net">dengelmortuary@sbcglobal.net</a>.