Paulette White

SDFRW SpotLight Member of the Month

Hometown: Kidder, South Dakota

Local SDRW Club: Beadle County Republican Women

Where were you born?

 I was born in Britton, South Dakota

Occupation: I spent 30 years teaching business, English, and Spanish courses.

Tell us about your family: I have been married to Senator Jim White for 52 years. We have two sons: Jim B. White and his wife Eden, and Spencer and his wife Jamie. We have six beautiful grandchildren ranging from 7 to 25 years old. All of our children presently live in the Huron area.

Tell us why you belong to SDFRW and feel free to share any special activities and/or committees you have been involved with: I feel strongly about supporting the political party that best embodies how I feel. The SDFRW allows me to help in a small way.

Hobbies and other volunteer organizations: I have many hobbies including reading, sewing, knitting, crocheting, golfing and playing bridge. My favorite activity is spending time with my grandchildren. We are members of Hope Lutheran Church in Huron and are very involved in the Christian ministry.

List a few fun or interesting things about yourself: I like to garden when the weather cooperates and can the produce. Most years I make about 100 quarts of dill pickles for my family to share.

Who is your favorite Republican and why? Abraham Lincoln because of the courage he showed in holding our country together.

Favorite quote or Bible verse: For God so loved the world that He gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in Him should not perish, but have everlasting life. John 3:16