Virginia Roberts

M. Virginia Roberts, 92, of Polo, passed away Wednesday, April 19, 2017, at CGH Medical Center, Sterling.  Virginia was born July 7, 1924, in rural Polo, the daughter of Floyd and Mary (Jones) Binkley.  On November 30, 1946, in Lanark she was united in marriage to George W. Roberts (he preceded her in August 2002).  Virginia graduated from Polo High School and was a lifelong member of the West...
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Lyle Manning

Lyle Manning, 84, of Polo, was born on August 20, 1932 on a farm in Lanark.  The family later moved to Polo, where he was raised and spent his wonderful life. He passed away Saturday, April 15, 2017, after a brief but brave battle with Lymphoma. Lyle met and married the love of his life, Shirley Ann Partridge, on August 22, 1959, and they spent 57 wonderful years together raising their only son,...
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Viola Mae “Totsie” Dykema

Mt. Morris— Viola Mae “Totsie” Dykema, Mt. Morris, passed away Sunday April 9, 2017 at Pinecrest Terrace with her family by her side. She was born at home in Polo, IL on March 17, 1928, the daughter of Frank and Bertha (Rucker) Folk, the 11th of 12 children. On the day she was born her oldest sibling nicknamed her “Hotsie Totsie” and she was called “Totsie” throughout her life. Most people...
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Charles D. Weller

Charles D. Weller, 89, of Mt. Morris, passed away Friday March, 31, 2017 at Pinecrest Manor, Mt. Morris.  Charles was born August 2, 1927, in Dixon, the son of John and Mary (Murphy) Weller.  On July 7, 1972 in Polo, he was united in marriage to his loving wife Pauline.  He was a veteran of the United States Army and a longtime member of St. Mary Catholic Church, Polo.  He, along with brother...
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