Beverly J. O’Leary

Beverly J. O’Leary, 77, of Polo passed away on September 24, 2020 at FHN, Freeport. Beverly was born July 11, 1943 in Evergreen Park, IL. She was the daughter of Myron B. Kent and Rozetta V. (Brough) Martin. Beverly married John J. O’Leary in May 1964 in Chicago. She was a Parishioner of St. Mary of Mt. Carmel Catholic Parish, Chicago and then a long time parishioner of St. Rita of Cascia...
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Lamonte Ballard, Jr.

LaMonte T. Ballard, 59, of IL died on Sep 13, 2020 in Freeport, with his wife by his side. Monte was born on Feb 15, 1961 in Sterling. He was the son of Dr. LaMonte T. Ballard Sr. and Sally (Bickford) Ballard. He married his wife Linda on August 29, 2008 in Stillman Valley. Monte was a Pastor and avid golf fan. He also worked at UPS for 18 years, the last two for which he fought and won the...
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Julie M. Meiners

Julie M. Meiners, 58, passed away Saturday, Sept. 5, 2020 at her home surrounded by family. Julie was born June 24, 1962 at CGH Hospital, Sterling, Illinois to Elmer and Linda Meiners, of Sterling. Julie was a 1980 graduate of Polo Community High School and studied at Sauk Valley Community College thereafter. She was formerly employed by P.N.C. and Polo Rehab & Health Center. She had a love...
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Bernice V. Riddle

Bernice V. Riddle, 95, passed away Sunday, Sept. 6, 2020, at Heritage Square in Dixon after a long courageous battle with sarcoma cancer. Bernice was born Sept. 24, 1924, in Milledgeville, the daughter of Reynold (Rex) and Ola (Bellows) Woodin.   She graduated from Polo Community High School and married Arthur Riddle on July 17, 1945.  Arthur preceded her in death on Jan. 17, 1993. She was a...
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Verla M. Attig

Verla Mae Attig, 99, of Polo, Illinois passed away Saturday, Sept. 5, 2020 at Pinecrest Nursing Home in Mt. Morris, Il. She was born Dec 2, 1920 in Reddick, Il, the third child of four siblings to Rev. George and Lulu(Morris) Wykle. Verla was united in marriage to Denver E. Attig on March 16, 1940 in Washington, Il. They bought a farm near Brookville, Il and moved there shortly after.  Verla was...
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