Obituaries

Kenneth C. Obendorf

Kenneth C. Obendorf

Polo – Kenneth C. Obendorf, 90 of Polo passed peacefully away at his home on Wednesday, April 28th 2021, with his loving wife of 70 years by his side. Kenneth was born May 7th, 1930 in Carroll County, the son of Arthur and Nellie Waterbury...

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Darlene Linton

Darlene Linton

Darlene will be laid to rest next to her husband Kenneth at a private graveside service in Fairmount Cemetery. Condolences may also be sent to pffh.condolences@gmail.com.

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Viva J. Dingman

Viva J. Dingman

Viva J. Dingman, 73, of Polo, passed away Wednesday, March 17, 2021, at Polo Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center. Viva was born October 30, 1947, in Sterling, the daughter of Wayne and Faye (Spinden) Dingman. She retired from nursing after 40...

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Elliott S. Fry

Elliott S. Fry

Elliott S. Fry, 41, of Dixon, passed away, Tuesday, March 16, 2021 at his home. Elliott was born April 29, 1979, in Sterling, the son of Larry and Gloria Fry. Elliott or as some called him “Big E or L Train” worked for Donaldson Co. for many...

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Sharie K. Duarte

Sharie K. Duarte

Sharie K. Duarte, 56, of Polo, passed away Monday, March 15, 2021, at her home. She was born October 14, 1964, in Pleasanton, CA, the daughter of Fredrick Busch and Maureen McDermott Giffrow. Sharie waitressed for many years at the Freeport VFW...

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Barbara A. Bowen

Barbara A. Bowen

Barbara A. Bowen, 89, of Polo, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2021, at Pinecrest Manor in Mt. Morris. Barbara was born Feb. 22, 1932, in Beloit, WI, the daughter of Emmons and Mildred Knudson. On November 22, 1950, in Polo, she was united in...

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Marilyn J. Jones

Marilyn J. Jones

Marilyn J. Jones, 83, of Polo, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021 at Serenity Hospice and Home in Oregon. Marilyn was born Oct. 6, 1937 in Chicago, the daughter of Rev. Albert and Dorothy (Fry) Whitmore. On August 16, 1958 in Liberty, IL, she was...

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Gary Parke

Gary Parke

Polo – Gary L. Parke, 87, of Polo, passed away Friday, Jan. 8, 2021, at his home with family by his side. Gary was born Dec. 17, 1933, in Chicago, the son of Dewey and Joyce (Miller) Parke. He married his wife Nancy on Sept. 1, 1957 in...

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Rosemary Craig

Rosemary Craig

Rosemary Craig, 88, of Polo, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, at Polo Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center. Rosemary was born Dec. 26, 1932, in Freeport, the daughter of Oliver and Gladys (Saxby) Piefer. On Nov. 10, 1951, she was united in...

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Edith Ann Edwards

Edith Ann Edwards

Edith Ann Edwards, 61, of Polo, passed away of diabetic complications on December 22, 2020, at KSB Hospital. Edie, as she was known to friends and family, was born on March 24, 1959 in Dixon, IL to Phyllis (Garman) and Ernest Bornemeier Sr. In...

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Donna Mae Gillingham

Donna Mae Gillingham

Donna Mae Gillingham, 82, of Polo, peacefully went to be with the Lord on Saturday, December 5th, 2020, surrounded by her loved ones, at the home of her daughter and son in law. Donna was born February 20th, 1938, in Sterling, IL, to Merle and...

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