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“Race on my friend, you will be missed! ”
1 of 6 | Posted by: Suzanne Dir - Sterling, IL

“We are so sorry for your loss. I remember when you two started dating and your reception! That was years ago, but good memories. You and your family...Read More »
2 of 6 | Posted by: Debra Austin - Rock Falls, IL

“So sorry for your lost my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family I remember putting our floats together there for scouts ”
3 of 6 | Posted by: Denise Rice - STERLING, IL

“Lisa, I am truly sorry for your family's loss! Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. ”
4 of 6 | Posted by: Chrissy Leaf - Sterling, IL

“My deepest condolences to the family of our Jim Bob, my name for him. Jim, the nicest guy, best coworker and friend forever will be missed. His...Read More »
5 of 6 | Posted by: Julie Sutton - Pecatonica, IL

“My condolences Jim, Patty and family ”
6 of 6 | Posted by: Michelle Turner - Rock Falls, IL


ROCK FALLS – James L. "Jim" White, 73 of Rock Falls died Saturday November 30, 2019 at CGH Medical Center in Sterling.

He was born on November 18, 1946 in Sterling, the son of John Maxwell and Florence Lucille (Gordon) White. He married Lisa L. Hazen on November 22, 1996. Jim had worked for many years for the City of Rock Falls retiring as superintendent of streets. He had enjoyed cooking, fishing and NASCAR racing. He took great pride in keeping up and driving his 1974 and 1992 corvettes. He was a social member of the Sterling American Legion.

Survivors include his wife, Lisa; his daughters: Patricia (Shane) Gordon of Walnut and Amy (Dave) Marschang of Dixon; his sons James E. "Jim" White of Rock Falls and Jordan White (Mahala Larson) of Rock Falls; his sisters Shirley Lewallen of Nelson, June Norman and Judy (Joe) Ostrander both of Sterling; his brother John (Judy) White of Sterling; three grandchildren, (and another grandchild, Odin James Madsen White expected in March 2020) and three great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his brother Robert M. White in July 1952.

A gathering of friends and family will take place on Wednesday December 4, 2019 from 5-7 PM at the McDonald Funeral Home & Crematory, 1002 12th Avenue in Rock Falls.