Kenneth R. Miller

Kenneth R. Miller, 89, of Polo, passed away Thursday, May 11, 2017, at Parkview Home in Freeport.  Kenny was born August 6,1927, in Milbank, South Dakota, the son of Charles and Esther (Speckeen) Miller. On August 5, 1948, in Polo, he was united in marriage to Naomi Garber.  Kenny worked for Kable Printing in Mt. Morris for over 50 years when he retired in 1982.  He was a 60+ year member of the...
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Lois Wahl McClanathan

Sterling – Lois Wahl McClanathan, 99, passed away suddenly on April 17, 2017, of natural causes at the Retreat at SunRiver in St. George, Utah.  She was born in Sterling, on April 11, 1918 — the only child of Russell and Martha Wahl.  Lois attended Central School and graduated from Sterling Township High School in 1935.  At age 13 she was given the distinguished American Legion School...
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Virginia Roberts

M. Virginia Roberts, 92, of Polo, passed away Wednesday, April 19, 2017, at CGH Medical Center, Sterling.  Virginia was born July 7, 1924, in rural Polo, the daughter of Floyd and Mary (Jones) Binkley.  On November 30, 1946, in Lanark she was united in marriage to George W. Roberts (he preceded her in August 2002).  Virginia graduated from Polo High School and was a lifelong member of the West...
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Lyle Manning

Lyle Manning, 84, of Polo, was born on August 20, 1932 on a farm in Lanark.  The family later moved to Polo, where he was raised and spent his wonderful life. He passed away Saturday, April 15, 2017, after a brief but brave battle with Lymphoma. Lyle met and married the love of his life, Shirley Ann Partridge, on August 22, 1959, and they spent 57 wonderful years together raising their only son,...
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Viola Mae “Totsie” Dykema

Mt. Morris— Viola Mae “Totsie” Dykema, Mt. Morris, passed away Sunday April 9, 2017 at Pinecrest Terrace with her family by her side. She was born at home in Polo, IL on March 17, 1928, the daughter of Frank and Bertha (Rucker) Folk, the 11th of 12 children. On the day she was born her oldest sibling nicknamed her “Hotsie Totsie” and she was called “Totsie” throughout her life. Most people...
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Charles D. Weller

Charles D. Weller, 89, of Mt. Morris, passed away Friday March, 31, 2017 at Pinecrest Manor, Mt. Morris.  Charles was born August 2, 1927, in Dixon, the son of John and Mary (Murphy) Weller.  On July 7, 1972 in Polo, he was united in marriage to his loving wife Pauline.  He was a veteran of the United States Army and a longtime member of St. Mary Catholic Church, Polo.  He, along with brother...
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