Martha L. White

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October 16, 1938 - January 11, 2022
Born in St. Charles, MO
Resided in St. Charles, MO

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Martha L. White, of St. Charles, Missouri, passed away Tuesday, January 11, 2022 at the age of 83. Loving wife 31 years to the late Charles R. White; beloved daughter of the late Eleanor and Henry Schloeman; wonderful mother of Robert White (Niki Theodosiou); devoted grandmother of Isaac White, Emily White, Alison White.  Martha is also survived by her daughter-in-law, Brandie White, and Zoe Griffith, Niki’s daughter.  She was also preceded in death by her dear sister Betty (Bill) Anderson and their daughter, Patti, and her brother Alexander “Sonny” (Genevieve “Gen”) Schloeman.  

 Martha retired after more than 38 years of employment with McDonnell Douglas/Boeing. Upon retirement she was able to spend more time with her family and friends doing all the things she loved to do in life! 

 Martha was a classic car enthusiast and loved her 1958 Thunderbird and her little red Mustang convertible. She and her husband, Charles, founded First Capitol Classics Car Club in 1980 and they put on a charity car event, Wheels in Motion, each year for kids with cancer.  She loved Elvis and enjoyed his music and films. She also loved to watch any movie or show with Charlie Sheen in it.  

 Traveling was one of Martha’s favorite activities. She enjoyed traveling with her girlfriends to the beach, a folk concert, or a fair. She took many road trips to the mountains and other scenic places across the country with her husband. One town on the top of her list was New Orleans for Mardi Gras! She loved collecting beads, eating the King Cakes, and watching the parades.  

 Martha liked to stay fit, and it was important to her to exercise regularly. She loved the water and swimming and was often seen at the pool, and she loved taking her grandkids with her. She enjoyed the outdoors, and as a sports fan, she always looked forward to going the ballpark to watch the St. Louis Cardinals.  She also dabbled in photography and had so much fun taking pictures of family and friends.  

 Above all else, Martha’s family meant the world to her, and she loved spending time with them. She made sure to always have her “special sauce” for her grandkids, which was mashed up carrots mixed with applesauce, and the grandkids loved it! 

 Martha loved animals and often donated to the National Humane Society. Her love for animals started with the family German Shepherd, Lady. She took in a stray cat named Tinkerbell that became a regular part of the family. She also gave a loving home to a tiny Pomeranian named Franklin, her son’s family dog.  

 Martha was dearly loved and will be greatly missed by all who knew her. Memorials may be made in Martha's name to Wheels in Motion Charity Car Show 

 Baue Funeral Homes is currently following CDC recommendations regarding mask and social distancing policies. 

Guestbook Entries

  1. Charles VanMiddlesworth January 14, 2022 at 12:26 pm - Reply

    candle 6Rest in peace will truly be miss wish I’ve could come up to see you oneore time but I’ll see you again one day

  2. Mitch & Karen Mitchell. Show-Me Mustang Club January 14, 2022 at 12:34 pm - Reply

    candle 7We are sorry to hear of Martha’s passing. She truly loved the car community.

  3. Boschert January 14, 2022 at 1:59 pm - Reply

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Martha was a very kind and friendly neighbor.
    Our deepest sympathy,
    Dan and Betty

  4. Ellen January 14, 2022 at 3:43 pm - Reply

    Sorry to hear about the passing of your Mom.
    My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

  5. Kelly Campbell January 14, 2022 at 6:12 pm - Reply

    candle 7Condolences. Sorry for your loss.

  6. Bill Brecht January 14, 2022 at 7:51 pm - Reply

    So sorry for your loss, Rob. Martha was a good friend and a valued member of the First Capitol Classics Auto Club. She will be missed.

    Bill & Teri

  7. Holger January 15, 2022 at 7:45 am - Reply

    My deepest sympathies, Rob.
    I’m glad to have known your mom, even if it was just for a little. May she rest in pace and be remembered for the fun and carrying person she was.

  8. Marc MacCallum January 15, 2022 at 7:54 am - Reply

    Rob, so sorry for the passing of your mother. Lisa and I are keeping you in our thoughts.

  9. Doug & Mary Palmquist January 15, 2022 at 9:02 am - Reply

    candle 1Sorry your loss, keeping you in our prayers

  10. Mari Dauster January 15, 2022 at 2:29 pm - Reply

    candle 3What a beautiful tribute for a wonderful sweet lady. So sorry for Ron and all family for your loss. May your tears of sadness eventually be tears of happiness as you remember all the good times shared.

    • Mari Dauster January 15, 2022 at 2:31 pm - Reply

      candle 3Correction, Rob. >hugz<

  11. Maria Wagner January 15, 2022 at 6:43 pm - Reply

    candle 8My deepest sympathy to Rob and his family and friends.

  12. Charlotte Power Williams January 15, 2022 at 7:25 pm - Reply

    So sorry for your loss. My mom loved her so much and spoke often of their times together. Many prayers for you and your family Rob

  13. Rosanne Baldino January 16, 2022 at 11:50 am - Reply

    candle 8So sorry for your loss. She was a very sweet lady!

  14. Rosanne Baldino January 16, 2022 at 11:54 am - Reply

    candle 8Sorry for your loss, she was a very sweet lady

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