Susan K. Patterson

Susan K. Patterson, 75, of Polo, died Sunday, September 9, 2018 at KSB hospital in Dixon, IL after a brief illness.  She was born April 11, 1943 in Cedar Falls, IA to Ray E. and Geraldine “Gerry” (Madsen) Nelson. Visitation will be held at 10:00 am, Friday, September 14, 2018 at the Polo Church of the Brethren with memorial service to follow at 11:00 am, with Pastor Leslie Lake officiating. Sue...
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Evonne J. Welsh

Evonne Janet (LaRoche) Welsh was born on April 1, 1935, in Quinn, South Dakota to Ben and Irma LaRoche.  She was raised in Wall, South Dakota, where she met and eventually married G. Arthur Welsh.  They were the parents of 8 children. Evonne’s Christian Faith, Lakota Sioux Heritage, and the Love of her family gave her comfort and strength throughout her lifetime. Evonne enjoyed music, as...
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George Edward (Ed) Isley

George Edward (Ed) Isley of Ventura, California passed away on Sunday, August 12 at St. John’s Regional Medical Center in Oxnard, California. Ed was born in Dixon, Illinois on August 6, 1938 to the late Orville Glenn and the late Beulah Mae (Scherer) Isley.  Ed graduated from the Polo Community High School in 1956.  He attended Western Illinois University and graduated from the School of...
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Maryann Mason

Maryann’s wish was not to be a burden in her old age and she greatly succeeded by being a joy to all. Maryann came from the small town of Polo, Illinois having been born eighty-six years ago and never lost her Midwestern sense of humor and witty Irish tongue. Always a lady, she wouldn’t leave the house without impeccable clothes and presentable hair which was still the case after...
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Ann-Mari Nordgren

Ann-Mari Nordgren passed away after a lingering illness on Saturday, July 14 2018. She was 86 years old.  Ann-Mari was born in Stamford CT on January 17 1932 and was the daughter of Bert and Annie (Gaffney) Nordgren. Ann-Mari had no siblings, and she never married. She is survived by many cousins in the USA and in Ireland. Ann-Mari was raised in Scarsdale NY and graduated from Scarsdale High...
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Donald Eugene Wiltfang

Donald Eugene Wiltfang, 87, of Polo, died peacefully in his sleep on Wednesday, July 18. The son of Jake and Leona Wiltfang, he was born on November 23, 1930 in Oregon. He was employed by Schwerman Trucking in Dixon before he retired. Don married Alma Mae Smith on June 19, 1951. He loved his country and proudly served in the Korean War. He was a member of Harvest Time Bible Church in Rock Falls....
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