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Barbara White, 78, of McHenry passed away April 16, 2017.
She was born May 23, 1938 in Chicago to Carl and Gertrude (Spies) Woerner. On July 24, 1957 she married John White.
Barbara was incredibly outgoing and personable. She loved spending time with her family and spent many years as a caregiver for her daughter, Kim.
When she was younger Barbara had taken classes at the Art Institute of Chicago School of Design. Her passion for art and creativity was something that remained with her throughout her life. She enjoyed drawing, ceramics, and painting. She was also active at the Crystal Lake Seniors Center, especially in their art programs.
Barbara is survived by her sons, Kevin (Naomi) White and Andy (Sharon) White; her grandchildren, Crystal, Daniel, and Stephanie; her great-grandchildren, James, Levi, Hazel, and Ruth; her brother, Carl (Roberta) Woerner.
She was preceded in death by her husband, John White; her parents; and her daughter, Kim White.
Visitation will be from 9 to 11am on Wednesday, April 19 at Querhammer & Flagg Funeral Home, 500 W. Terra Cotta Ave., Crystal Lake. The service will be at 11am.
Interment will be in Prairie Grove Cemetery.
For information call the funeral home at 815-459-1760. Online condolences may be made at