Annabelle Muench

POLO – Annabelle Carolyn Muench, 89, of Polo, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018, at Polo Rehabilitation & Health Care Center. She was born Dec. 22, 1928, in Freeport, the daughter of Bernhard “Bud” and Carolyn (Schreiner) Muench. She attended North Central College in Naperville. She taught for several years in Polo and Milledgeville schools and worked in the family business, Muench’s Shoe...
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Wilbur L. Bowman

Wilbur Loren Bowman, 88, of Polo, passed away on Monday, October 8, at Pinecrest Terrace in Mt. Morris, surrounded by his loving family.  Born September 13, 1930 in Middlebury, IN, Wilbur was the oldest of six children of Noble and Ethel (Eisenhour) Bowman.  He married the love of his life, Evelyn Jean Wales, on December 31, 1950 in Polo.  Wilbur was an Electrical Engineer by trade, and started...
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Bonnie McKean

Bonnie Lou (Hansen) McKean passed away on Sunday, September 30, in Rockford, Illinois, surrounded by her loving family. She was born on May 13, 1943, in Ashton, Illinois, to Orville and Gladys (Hersch) Hansen.  She married Robert Curtis (Curt) McKean on Oct 9, 1964.  She lived her adult life in Polo, Illinois, and worked many years at the Polo Chiropractic Clinic.Bonnie was selflessly dedicated...
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John E. Hess

John E. Hess, 70, of Polo, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018 in Dixon. John was born Oct. 15, 1947 to the parents of John and Joyce K. (Grice) Hess and one of five children. John attended Polo Community Schools through Jr. High and went on to graduate from Newman High School in 1965. He had an inquisitive mind and read on a variety of topics and enjoyed discussing its view points. John was...
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Lorraine Wiltfang

Lorraine Margaret Hinrichs Heckman Wiltfang born April 4, 1936 to Leroy and Margaret (Peters) Hinrichs in Sterling, IL. Died early morning Tuesday, September 25, 2018. Lorraine married John Heckman February 26, 1954. She later married Merle Wiltfang January 4, 1996 in Dixon, IL. Lorraine is survived by her four daughters, Rhonda Byers, Freeport, IL, Sarah (Bud Gaulrapp) Heckman, Lake Carroll,...
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John P. Pat Doyle

He died peacefully Thursday. He was born in Polo, Illinois on June 11,1935 the son of Frank P. Doyle, Jr and Janet M. Kramer. He graduated from Polo Community High School and Northern Illinois University. He served in the US Army in Germany (1958-1960). He married Nancy J. Kuttler 56 years ago on September 15, 1962. He was employed by the Social Security Administration working in several...
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