Irma I. Pair

Irma I. Pair, 95, of Forreston, passed away peacefully at Pinecrest Manor in Mt. Morris on Monday, June, 8, 2020. Irma was born to John & Lillian (Hagemann) Buskohl on Jan. 31, 1925 in Leaf River area.  Irma married Elvin S. Pair on Sept. 18, 1943 in Libertyville, IL with pastor Dewy Cave officiating, they then settled in their home on Town Line Rd in Leaf River.  She was active with her...
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Cindy Copeland

Dixon – Cindy Sue Copeland, 68, of Dixon, passed away Monday, May 25, 2020, at her home. Cindy was born Sept. 6, 1951, in Dixon, the daughter of William and Arlene (Monk) Doyle.  On May 21, 1985, in Dixon, she was united in marriage to Jim Copeland.  Cindy was a member of the VFW Auxiliary in Dixon and enjoyed spending time with her family and friends. Survivors include husband Jim; sister...
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Lorraine L. Meyer

Lorraine L. Meyer, age 86, passed away on Saturday May 23, 2020 at Pinecrest Community Nursing Home in Mt. Morris, IL. Lorraine was born on March 26, 1934 in Aberdeen, South Dakota, the daughter of Ernest and Lottie (Noble) Knie. Their family moved to Illinois and she graduated from Polo High School in 1952. Lorraine married Vernon Meyer on September 26, 1953 in Polo, IL. He preceded her in...
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William “Merle” McCaffrey

William “Merle” McCaffrey, 94, of Polo, passed away Sunday, May 24, 2020, at New Prospect Nursing Home in Silvis, IL. Merle was born Feb. 27, 1926 in Quincy, IL, the son of L. Edna (Groce) McCaffrey.  Merle married Ms. Betty L. Kaltenbach on Dec. 22, 1951 in Quincy, IL.  He was a veteran of the United States Army.  In 1949, after the service, he graduated from Western Illinois University...
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Betty J. Rucker

Betty J. Rucker, 87, of Mt. Morris, passed away May 3, 2020, at her daughters home in Polo. Betty was born, March 27, 1933, in Forreston, the daughter of Lewis and Mary (Johnson) Nicodemus. On Feb. 12, 1949 in Polo, she was united in marriage to Lowell “Dutch” Rucker.  She was a homemaker for many years taking care of her family.  Betty enjoyed spending time with her kids, grandchildren and...
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Wanda J. Wiggins

Wanda J. Wiggins, 93, of Polo, passed away Sunday April 12, 2020, at Polo Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center. Wanda was born July 1, 1926, in Pine Creek Twp, the daughter of John D. and Ethel (Powell) Sheely.  She attended and graduated from Eureka College with a teaching degree.  On April 15, 1950 in Polo, she was united in marriage to Thomas “Tom” Wiggins.  She taught for many years and...
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