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Dorothy White

October 11, 1955 ~ December 1, 2018
December 1, 2018
Dorothy White
Dorothy Marie White, 63, passed away on December 1, 2018, at Clovis Community Medical Center in Clovis, California. A wake will be held at 3:30 p.m. Friday, December 7, at the Kootenai Tribal Hall. A mass of Christian burial we be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, December 8, at St. Ann's Catholic Church in Bonners Ferry, with interment in the St. Michael's Mission Cemetery.

Dorothy Marie White was born October 11, 1955, in Bonners Ferry to Basil White and Cecille Adams White. She lived in Copeland with her great-grandmother Teresa David until she was placed into foster care at age four. Dorothy remained in foster care until she was sent to St. Joseph’s Children’s Home at 16, where she remained until she came of age.

As an adult, she returned to Bonners Ferry, making her living working various jobs at the Bonners Ferry Restorium, and the Kootenai Tribe. She travelled to Hawaii, Seattle, Portland, Spokane and Las Vegas.

Dorothy was known as Auntie Dot, and she made many friends wherever she lived, but Bonners Ferry was home.

She is survived by a son, Josh White, and two grandchildren, Richard and Cheyenne, and many relatives.

She will be missed very much, such a friend to all. Funeral arrangements are made by Bonners Ferry Funeral Home. Dot had a special relationship with her Heavenly father. After a long illness she now home, safe.

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