Janice M. Gilbert

Janice M. Gilbert, 80, of Polo, passed away Tuesday Nov. 29, 2016, at her home with family by her side.  She was born June 24, 1936, in Gilmore City, IA, the daughter of Charles Murphy and Helen (Wesbey) Wallace.  On Sept. 20, 1958, she was united in marriage to Lloyd Gilbert (he preceded her in 1991).  Janice worked for both Polo Nursing Home and Mt. Carroll Nursing Home as a cook.  She was a...
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Lucille R. Lovell

Lucille R. Lovell, 101, of Polo, passed away Saturday, Nov. 19, 2016, at KSB Hospital with family by her side.  Lucille was born, April 18, 1915, in rural Polo, the daughter of Erastus W. and Rose (Gock) Schryver. On Sept. 21, 1940 in Mt. Morris she was united in marriage to William L. Lovell (he preceded her on Jan 18, 1983).  Lucille drove up until 2 weeks ago, she was an independent and...
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Betty A. Donaldson

Betty A. Donaldson, 66, of Polo, passed away Nov. 18, 2016, at CGH Medical Center, Sterling. Betty was born June 18, 1950, in Morrison, the daughter of Henry and O’Delia (Brinkman) Johnson.  On May 9, 1970, in Lena, she was united in marriage to Deryl Donaldson (he preceded her on Feb. 27, 1997).  Betty attended the Elkhorn United Methodist Church, in Polo.  She enjoyed playing with her...
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Michael L. French

Michael L. French, 63, of Polo, passed away Saturday, Nov. 12, 2016, at OSF St. Anthony’s Medical Center, Rockford.  He was born April 18, 1953, in Rockford, the son of Lenard and Hazel French.   Michael worked for Quebecor World, Mt. Morris, for over 32 years till its closing.  He then went on to work for Crest Foods in Ashton.  Michael enjoyed cooking being in the garden, tending to his...
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Pauline V. Rowland

Pauline V. Rowland, 100, of Polo, went to be with the Lord Friday, Nov. 4, 2016, at CGH Hospital, Sterling, with her family by her side.  She was born November 12, 1915, in rural Polo, the daughter of David F. and Viola I. (Miller) Rebuck.  On September 19, 1948, in Ashton, she was united in marriage to Lloyd C. Rowland (he preceded her on March 31, 1977).   Pauline was a longtime member of...
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