Elizabeth “Betty” J. Pope

Elizabeth “Betty” J. Pope, 96, of Polo, passed away Sunday, January 19, 2020, at Polo Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center. Betty was born June 8, 1923 in Harmon, the daughter of Joe and Mary (MeKeel) Blackburn. On June 16, 1941 in Dixon she was united in marriage to Max L. Pope. Together they farmed in the area for many years. Betty was a member of the SO-SO Club and an active member of St....
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Doreen Hewes

Doreen “Lisa” E. Hewes, 73, of Polo, passed away Wednesday, January 8, 2020, at KSB Hospital in Dixon. Lisa was born September 27, 1946, in Freeport, the daughter of Fred and Mary (Robinson) Smith. On Dec. 27, 1969 in Polo, she was united in marriage to Richard Hewes. She and Richard had just celebrated 50 years of marriage. Lisa enjoyed traveling, quilting and gardening. Sitting with a good...
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William Wagner

William J. Wagner, 83 passed away December 22, 2019 after a brief battle with brain cancer. Bill was born September 7th, 1936 in Polo (Buffalo Grove), IL son of George and Urith (Bunnell) Wagner. Bill married Nancy Yount and together they had 4 children. He was fortunate to have a 2nd wife Rowena (Mickey) Hoffman. He served as a jeep driver in Germany during his ~2 years of Army service. Bill...
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James Kavanaugh

James “Jim” J. Kavanaugh, 89, of Polo, passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019, at Polo Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center. Jim was born Jan. 6, 1930, in Chicago, the son of Patrick E. and Loretto (Scanlan) Kavanaugh. On May 28, 1949 in Highland Park, MI, he was united in marriage to Ms. Joyce Geisert. Jim was very active in the Polo Community. He served on the Polo Park Board, Civil Defense...
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Karen L. Mitchell

Karen L. Mitchell, 66, of Polo passed away Monday, November 25, 2019, in Oregon, IL, at Serenity Hospice and Home after a brief battle with cancer. She was born on January 7, 1953, to the late Harry C. Smith and Frances M. Morsch Smith. She graduated from Newton Falls High School in Newton Falls, OH, in 1971. She worked as a CNA for Moffett Cancer Institute in Tampa, FL, and retired from Fresh...
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Ronald Greenawalt

Ronald “Ron” E. Greenawalt, 83, of Polo, passed away Sunday, Nov. 24, 2019, at KSB Hospital in Dixon. Ron was born May 5, 1936, in Carroll County, the son of Percy and Evelyn (Pontnak) Greenawalt. On January 10, 1959 in Polo, he was united in marriage to his loving wife Joyce Hoffman. He in his early years farmed in the area and once married drove truck for Hoffman Trucking in Polo for over 27...
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