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Elayne J. Kavala

Elayne J. Kavala

Elayne J. Kavala, 94, of Forreston, passed away Sunday October 2, 2022 in Polo Rehab and Health Care Center. She was born November 3, 1927 in Chicago, IL the daughter of John and Jessica (Jira) Baumgartner. She moved to this area, from Berwyn...

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Shirley A. Ulman

Shirley A. Ulman

Shirley A. Ulman, 83, of Polo, passed away Wednesday, September 28, 2022, at Dixon Healthcare Center in Dixon, Illinois.  Shirley was born January 21, 1939 in Chicago, Illinois, the daughter of William and Helen (Wozniak) Kurek. On July 29, 1961...

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Ruth E. Loomis

Ruth E. Loomis

Ruth Ellen Loomis was born April 8, 1948 at St. Alphonsus Hospital in Port Washington, Wisconsin to Florence and Eldred Zirbes. Ruth attended St. Mary’s Catholic Grade School and graduated from Port Washington High School in 1966. She went on to...

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John A. Bartelt

John A. Bartelt

John “Papa John” Bartelt passed peacefully from “The Serenity House” in Oregon, IL into his new heavenly home on September 13th, surrounded by family. John was born February 9th, 1933 in Geneva, IL to John and Edith...

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Betty M. Swanson

Betty M. Swanson

Betty M. Swanson, 86, of Polo, passed away Thursday, August 25, 2022, at Polo Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center. Betty was born December 16, 1935, at her home in Polo, the daughter of Arthur and Helen (Wales) Swanson. Betty attended and...

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Cory Windsor

Cory Windsor

Cory W. Windsor, 51, of Prophetstown, passed away Thursday, July 28, 2022, at his home. Cory was born December 5, 1970, in Dixon, Illinois, the son of Joseph and Joyce Windsor. He worked for McKean Masonry in Polo and later Self Help in Sterling...

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Kenneth Jones

Kenneth Jones

Kenneth LeRoy “Kenny” Jones, 69, passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, July 20, 2022 at KSB Hospital in Dixon. He was born March 15, 1953 in Mason City, Iowa, the son of Gordon and Ethelmae Jones. He moved to Polo the fall of 1953. Graduated from...

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Marjorie Engle

Marjorie Engle

Marjorie A. Engel, 82, of Polo, passed away peacefully Sunday, July 3, 2022, at CGH Medical Center in Sterling. Marjorie was born May 6, 1940, in Hinsdale, IL, the daughter of George Engel and Ruth (Paul) Trei. On May 31, 1963 in Forreston, IL...

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Orlie McConnaughay

Orlie McConnaughay

Orlie “Pops” E. McConnaughay Jr., 76, of Dixon, passed away Thursday, June 30, 2022, at KSB Hospital in Dixon. Pops was born June 4, 1946, in East St. Louis, IL, the son of Orlie E. and Ernestine E. McConnaughay. On September 3, 1967 in Sterling...

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Nancy Haan

Nancy Haan

Nancy was born on December 31, 1955 and passed away on June 24, 2022 She was the daughter of Thomas Haan and Ester (Van Zuiden) Haan. She had been living in Trinidad, Colorado the last few years where she passed away. She was a graduate of Polo...

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Barbara J. Baker

Barbara J. Baker

Barbara J. Baker, 68, of Dixon, passed away Tuesday, June 28, 2022, at KSB Hospital in Dixon. Barbara was born June 04, 1954, in Dixon, Illinois, the daughter of Lee and Edith Baker. She is survived by sisters Susan (Jerry) Stouffer of Dixon...

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