Keith E. Fredricks

Keith E. Fredricks, 81, of Polo, passed away at his home on Sept. 9, 2018.  Keith was born October 8, 1936 in Polo the son of George and Kathryn (Ernst)  Fredricks.  On May 23, 1971 he was united in marriage to Ms. Alana Campbell (she preceded him on December 31, 2010).  Keith worked for Kelly Tire for a number of years and was a veteran of the United States Army. Cremation rites have been...
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Marion “Gene” E. Hazlip

Marion “Gene” E. Hazlip, 79, of Oregon (formerly of Polo), passed away Thursday, Nov. 22, 2018, at his home. Gene was born July 28, 1939, in Jefferson Township, IL the son of Walter and Cleona (Boatwright) Hazlip. On Oct. 28, 1967 in Haldane, IL he was united in marriage to Donna Feary. Gene was a veteran of the US Army serving in Germany as a Radar Operator.  He then went on to work for Keefer...
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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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