All Posts

Juanita R. Horton

Juanita R. Horton

Juanita R. Horton, 82, of Polo, passed away Wednesday, December 24, 2014, in Freeport. She worked for the Illinois Department of Transportation for over 20 years as a dispatcher. Juanita was a lifelong member of the Moose Lodge and American...

READ MORE

Kent A. Dearborn Sr.

Kent A. Dearborn Sr.

Kent A. Dearborn Sr., 50, of Polo, passed away Tuesday, December, 09, 2014, at KSB Hospital. He owned and operated K & M Salvage in Polo. Kent enjoyed spending time with his family and horseback riding. He was born July 21, 1964, in...

READ MORE

Erin M. Shippert

Erin M. Shippert

Erin M. Shippert, 32, of Dixon, passed away Monday, Dec. 8, 2014, at her home with family by her side. She was born Sept. 29, 1982, in Galesburg, IL , the daughter of Dennis and Sheryl (Claeys) Yard. On Sept. 6, 2008, at St. Patrick’s...

READ MORE

Clancy J. Buck

Clancy J.  Buck

Clancy J. Buck, 58, of Polo, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, at Serenity Hospice and Home in Oregon. Clancy was born Sept. 30, 1956, in Dixon, the son of Frank James Buck and Neita (Weigle) Buck Bjorklund. He graduated from Mt. Morris High...

READ MORE

Donald F. Conn

Donald F. Conn

Donald F. Conn, 75, of Polo, passed away Friday, Oct. 10, 2014, at Serenity Hospice and Home, Oregon. Don was born March 22, 1939, in Chicago, the son of Ernest and Myrtle (Riden) Conn. On May 10, 1958, in Chicago, Don was united in marriage to...

READ MORE

Ruby J. Rowland

Ruby J. Rowland

Ruby J. Rowland, 96, of Polo, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, at Serenity Hospice and Home, Oregon. She was born November 18, 1917, in Pine Creek Twp, the daughter of John and Ethel (Powell) Sheely. On October 8, 1938, in Polo, she was...

READ MORE

George “Gene” E. Schmidt Jr.

George “Gene” E. Schmidt Jr.

George “Gene” E. Schmidt Jr., 54, of Polo, passed away Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, at his home. He was born, August 31, 1960, in Rockford, the son of George E. and Lois E. (Bollman) Schmidt Sr. Gene was a longtime farmer in the Polo area and very...

READ MORE

Carl L. Stoner

Carl L. Stoner

Carl L. Stoner, 94, of Polo, passed away Friday, Sept. 12, 2014, at Serenity Hospice and Home in Oregon. Carl was born May 4, 1920, in Polo, the son of Arthur and Mabelle (Good) Stoner. On June 7, 1941, in Polo, he was united in marriage to Betty...

READ MORE

Arlene F. Kness

Arlene F. Kness

Arlene F. Kness, age 92, of Polo, died on August 27, 2014. She was born on March 30,1922 in Carroll County, the daughter of Frank and Olive (Paul) Bowers. Arlene married Wilton 0. Kness on November 28,1948. Together they farmed near Brookville...

READ MORE

Kenneth M. Wolf

Kenneth M. Wolf

Kenneth M. Wolf, 95, of Polo, went to his eternal home on Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014, at Polo Rehab & Health Care Center. Kenny was born, Oct. 31, 1918, in Polo, the son of Marvin “Jake” and Eva Mae (Schriver) Wolf. On June 25, 1938...

READ MORE

Carl J. Vock

Carl J. Vock

Carl J. Vock, 82, of Polo, passed away Friday, Aug. 8, 2014, at Serenity Hospice and Home in Oregon. He was a lifetime Farmer in the Polo area. Carl was born, April 7, 1932, in Sterling, the son of Carl P. and Margaret (Lauber) Vock. On Feb. 9...

READ MORE

Linda Mary Burke

Linda Mary Burke

Linda Mary Burke, 72, of Polo, passed away at 11:35 AM Thursday (July 24, 2014) at Polo Rehab and Health Care Center. She had worked as a cook for the Polo Rehab and Health Care Center and last worked at Casey’s in Polo where she made the...

READ MORE