Jeffrey J. Black

Jeffrey J. Black, 62, of Woosung, passed away Wednesday, June 6, 2018 at CGH Medical Center,  after a courageous battle with cancer.   He was born September 26, 1955, in Freeport and worked for Walmart in Dixon.  Jeff was a wonderful son, big brother, uncle, friend & man. He showed kindness to all & was loved by many. He worked hard, was a great archer, skilled model maker & painter....
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John B. Crumley

Johnny “John” B. Crumley, 72, of Polo, passed away Friday, May 18, 2018, at KSB Hospital surrounded by family. John was born Feb.15, 1946 in Knoxville, TN, the son of William and Shirley (Spangler) Crumley.  On Feb. 21,1998, in Chicago, he was united in marriage to Patricia Jones-Dusenbury. He worked in transportation until retirement and then went to work for the Church of the Brethren in...
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Kenneth R. Abney Jr.

Kenneth R. Abney, Jr., 78, a lifelong resident of Decatur passed away at Starr Regional Medical Center in Athens, March 30, 2018. He was born in Anderson, Indiana. He proudly served four years in the United States Navy. Mr. Abney enjoyed woodworking, jigsaw puzzles and having fun. He was preceded in death by his parents, Kenneth and Ida Abney, his first wife, Jo Francis Abney, and a...
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Robert A. Toms Jr

Dixon – Robert A. Toms Jr, 51, of Dixon, passed away Friday, March 16, 2018, at his home. Robert was born April 27, 1966, in Dixon, the son of Robert and Darlene (Peifer) Toms Sr.  He worked for Snow White Bakery in Dixon for 28 years and more recently with IFH in Rock Falls for the last 5 years.   Robert lived for his work, the church, hunting, fishing and enjoyed keeping up with Dixon...
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Judith K. Wakenight

Polo – Judith K. Wakenight, 64, of Polo, passed away Thursday, March 15, 2018, at Serenity Hospice and Home in Oregon. Judith was born March 21,1953 in Oregon, the daughter of Vergil and Eloise (Johnson) Butcher. Judi was united in marriage to Gregory A. Wakenight.  Judi resided in the Pine Creek area her entire life.  She was a member of the Polo Open Bible Church and enjoyed sewing and...
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Pattie Rae Hummel

Over the last three decades, Pattie Hummel Photography captured the emotion, humor, and personalities of people throughout the Sauk Valley area. Pattie expressed her passion for life and family in every family photograph, senior photo, and wedding album she created. When cancer came, her passion for life and her family continued on. When cancer took her on March 15th, 2018, that same passion...
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