Jerry E. Cross

Jerry E. Cross, 74, of Polo, passed away Wednesday, Nov 14, 2018, at CGH Medical Center.  He was born January 22, 1944, in Eldora, Iowa, the son of Eugene A. Cross and Alice M. (Alexander) Stressman. On June 10, 1967, in Rockford, he was united in marriage to Flora Draper.  Jerry worked in Rockford at Bergstroms as a Fabricator for years. He was a member of the Church of the Open Bible in Polo....
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Kenneth E. Linton

Kenneth E. Linton, 90, of Polo, passed away early morning Friday at the Polo Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center. Kenneth was born on October 7, 1928, in Mt. Carroll the son of George and Helen (Peters) Linton.  He married Darlene Hoak on December 9, 1949 in Rockfalls.  Kenneth worked for 39 years at Kraft Foods in Milledgeville.  After retiring from Kraft Foods he went on to work for the City...
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Charles W. Kness, Jr.

Charles “Chuck” W. Kness Jr., 61, a life long resident of Polo, passed away Wednesday, October 31st, 2018, at CGH Medical Center in Sterling. Chuck was born December 25th, 1956 in Freeport, the son of Charles and Marjorie (Bryson) Kness.  He was the best Christmas gift his sisters ever received and they have spoiled him ever since.  He attended Polo Community Schools and graduated Class of...
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Donald E. Shrader

Donald E. Shrader, 82, of Polo, passed away Monday, Oct. 22, 2018, at KSB Hospital in Dixon.  Don was born December 16, 1935, in Freeport, the son of Max and Hazel ( Miller ) Shrader.  He was a veteran of the United States Army.  Don worked in Sales for Select Sires, serving farmers for over 20 years until his retirement. He enjoyed keeping up with his grandchildren’s activities and the...
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Annabelle Muench

POLO – Annabelle Carolyn Muench, 89, of Polo, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018, at Polo Rehabilitation & Health Care Center. She was born Dec. 22, 1928, in Freeport, the daughter of Bernhard “Bud” and Carolyn (Schreiner) Muench. She attended North Central College in Naperville. She taught for several years in Polo and Milledgeville schools and worked in the family business, Muench’s Shoe...
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Wilbur L. Bowman

Wilbur Loren Bowman, 88, of Polo, passed away on Monday, October 8, at Pinecrest Terrace in Mt. Morris, surrounded by his loving family.  Born September 13, 1930 in Middlebury, IN, Wilbur was the oldest of six children of Noble and Ethel (Eisenhour) Bowman.  He married the love of his life, Evelyn Jean Wales, on December 31, 1950 in Polo.  Wilbur was an Electrical Engineer by trade, and started...
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