Obituaries

John P.  Pat Doyle

John P. Pat Doyle

He died peacefully Thursday. He was born in Polo, Illinois on June 11,1935 the son of Frank P. Doyle, Jr and Janet M. Kramer. He graduated from Polo Community High School and Northern Illinois University. He served in the US Army in Germany...

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Susan K. Patterson

Susan K. Patterson

Susan K. Patterson, 75, of Polo, died Sunday, September 9, 2018 at KSB hospital in Dixon, IL after a brief illness.  She was born April 11, 1943 in Cedar Falls, IA to Ray E. and Geraldine “Gerry” (Madsen) Nelson. Visitation will be held at 10:00...

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Evonne J. Welsh

Evonne J. Welsh

Evonne Janet (LaRoche) Welsh was born on April 1, 1935, in Quinn, South Dakota to Ben and Irma LaRoche.  She was raised in Wall, South Dakota, where she met and eventually married G. Arthur Welsh.  They were the parents of 8 children...

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George Edward (Ed) Isley

George Edward (Ed) Isley

George Edward (Ed) Isley of Ventura, California passed away on Sunday, August 12 at St. John’s Regional Medical Center in Oxnard, California. Ed was born in Dixon, Illinois on August 6, 1938 to the late Orville Glenn and the late Beulah Mae...

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Maryann Mason

Maryann Mason

Maryann’s wish was not to be a burden in her old age and she greatly succeeded by being a joy to all. Maryann came from the small town of Polo, Illinois having been born eighty-six years ago and never lost her Midwestern sense of humor and...

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Ann-Mari Nordgren

Ann-Mari Nordgren

Ann-Mari Nordgren passed away after a lingering illness on Saturday, July 14 2018. She was 86 years old.  Ann-Mari was born in Stamford CT on January 17 1932 and was the daughter of Bert and Annie (Gaffney) Nordgren. Ann-Mari had no siblings, and...

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Donald Eugene Wiltfang

Donald Eugene Wiltfang

Donald Eugene Wiltfang, 87, of Polo, died peacefully in his sleep on Wednesday, July 18. The son of Jake and Leona Wiltfang, he was born on November 23, 1930 in Oregon. He was employed by Schwerman Trucking in Dixon before he retired. Don married...

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Jeffrey J. Black

Jeffrey J. Black

Jeffrey J. Black, 62, of Woosung, passed away Wednesday, June 6, 2018 at CGH Medical Center,  after a courageous battle with cancer.   He was born September 26, 1955, in Freeport and worked for Walmart in Dixon.  Jeff was a wonderful son, big...

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John B. Crumley

John B. Crumley

Johnny “John” B. Crumley, 72, of Polo, passed away Friday, May 18, 2018, at KSB Hospital surrounded by family. John was born Feb.15, 1946 in Knoxville, TN, the son of William and Shirley (Spangler) Crumley.  On Feb. 21,1998, in Chicago, he...

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Kenneth R. Abney Jr.

Kenneth R. Abney Jr.

Kenneth R. Abney, Jr., 78, a lifelong resident of Decatur passed away at Starr Regional Medical Center in Athens, March 30, 2018. He was born in Anderson, Indiana. He proudly served four years in the United States Navy. Mr. Abney enjoyed...

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Robert A. Toms Jr

Robert A. Toms Jr

Dixon – Robert A. Toms Jr, 51, of Dixon, passed away Friday, March 16, 2018, at his home. Robert was born April 27, 1966, in Dixon, the son of Robert and Darlene (Peifer) Toms Sr.  He worked for Snow White Bakery in Dixon for 28 years and...

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Judith K. Wakenight

Judith K. Wakenight

Polo – Judith K. Wakenight, 64, of Polo, passed away Thursday, March 15, 2018, at Serenity Hospice and Home in Oregon. Judith was born March 21,1953 in Oregon, the daughter of Vergil and Eloise (Johnson) Butcher. Judi was united in marriage...

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