Obituaries

Lyle I. Printz

Lyle I. Printz

Lyle I. Printz, 85, of Polo, passed away Friday, April 12, 2024, at his home surrounded by family. Lyle was born, April 29, 1938, in Lanark, Illinois, the son of Rexford Sr. and Mabel (Krauss) Printz. On June 27, 1959 in Lanark, IL, he married...

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Betty L. Stoner

Betty L. Stoner

Betty L. Stoner, 100, of Polo, passed away Sunday, March 17, 2024, at Polo Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center. Betty was born, March 28, 1923, in Polo, Illinois, the daughter of Leon and Gussie (Drenner) Roberts. On June 7, 1941, in Polo, she...

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Eleanor Jenkins

Eleanor Jenkins

Eleanor Marie Jenkins of Polo, aged 90, died peacefully at home, surrounded by her loving family on the evening of March 5th, 2024. Born on June 22, 1933 in Kewanee, Illinois, the daughter of James and Nina (Nelson) Quayle, she married William...

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Vonard “Dutch” L. Johnson

Vonard “Dutch” L. Johnson

Vonard “Dutch” L. Johnson, 93, of Polo, passed away Friday, February 16, 2024, at his home. Dutch was born, December 18, 1930, in Byron, Illinois, the son of Henry and Augusta (Fisher) Johnson. He attended Oregon schools, graduating from High...

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Richard “Rick” S. Hewes

Richard “Rick” S. Hewes

Richard “Rick” S. Hewes, 75, of Polo, passed away Sunday, January 28, 2024, at Rock River Hospice in Sterling, IL. Rick was born, March 27, 1948, in Oak Park, IL, the son of Harold and Dorothy (Wheat) Hewes. On December 27, 1969 in Polo, he was...

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Rosemary Troxel

Rosemary Troxel

Rosemary Troxel, age 95, passed away Saturday, January 13, 2024 at Serenity Hospice and Home in Oregon, Illinois after a courageous battle with cancer. She was born December 29, 1928 to John Warren and Bessie Irene Black in Bridgeport, Illinois...

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Neda Wolfram McCarthy

Neda Wolfram McCarthy

Neda A. Wolfram McCarthy, 67, of Lincoln, IL, passed away Friday, December 29, 2023, in Lincoln Memorial Hospital, Lincoln, IL. Neda was born, March 11,1956, in Dixon, IL, the daughter of Vernon and Emma (Smith) Wolfram. Neda grew up on a farm in...

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Paul E. Schmidt

Paul E. Schmidt

Paul E. Schmidt, 96, of Polo, passed away Thursday, December 28, 2023, at his home in Polo with family by his side. Paul was born on November 17, 1927, at his childhood home in Pine Creek, Twp, rural Polo. He was born to the parents of Ernest and...

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Paul M. Wooden

Paul M. Wooden

Paul M. Wooden, 77, of Polo, passed away Sunday, December 24, 2023, at Polo Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center. Paul was born June 20, 1946, in Princeton, Illinois, the son of Gilbert and Berniece (Howell) Wooden. On January 19, 1986 in...

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Linda S. Meyer

Linda S. Meyer

Linda S. Meyer, 76, of Leaf River, passed away Saturday, Dec. 2, 2023, at Generations At Neighbors in Byron. Linda was born April 4, 1947 in Rock Falls, IL, the daughter of Neil and Myrtle Blanch (Snyder) Short. On May 11, 1973 in Oregon, she was...

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Hobart Harlan Bailey

Hobart Harlan Bailey

Hobart Harlan Bailey, age 90 of Franklin, died Friday, November 17, 2023 at the Medical Center in Franklin. Visitation will be Saturday, November 18, 2023 from 4pm until 6pm at Crafton Funeral Home. Visitation will be November 21, 2023 from 5pm...

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Sonja “Toni” Cross

Sonja “Toni” Cross

Sonja “Toni” Cross 78 of Polo passed away Thursday November 9th 2023 at Serenity Hospice Home in Oregon. Toni was born January 19th, 1945, in Dixon IL. The daughter of Paul “Gene” and Beatrice (Pontnak) Weigle. On February 2, 1964, at St. Marks...

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