Obituaries

George “Maynard” Hammer

George “Maynard” Hammer

George Maynard Hammer, 93, of Polo, passed away Sunday, February 5, 2017, at Pinecrest Manor Nursing Home, Mt. Morris with family by his side.   Maynard was born January 15, 1924, in Lincoln Township,  Ogle County, the son of George M. and Sarah...

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Emerson E. Garman, Jr.

Emerson E. Garman, Jr.

Polo – Emerson “Butch” Garman Jr, 76, of Polo, passed away Wednesday, January 18, 2017, at Polo Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center. Butch was born September 28, 1940, in Forreston, the son of Emerson and Hazel (Johann) Garman Sr. ...

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Arlene M. Blum

Arlene M. Blum

Arlene M. Blum, 96, of Polo, passed away Friday, Dec. 23, 2016, at Polo Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center.  Arlene was born Oct. 21, 1920, in Dixon, the daughter of Fred and Louise (Stanley) Odenthal.  On October 19, 1940 in Dixon, she was...

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John L. Siddens

John L. Siddens

John L. Siddens, 75, of Polo, passed away Friday, Dec. 23, 2016 at Polo Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center.   John was born July 24, 1941 in Equality, IL, the son of Charles and Freida (Moore) Siddens. On February 16, 1963 in Polo he was united...

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Ames J. Schryver

Ames J. Schryver

Ames J. Schryver, 85, of Polo, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2016, at Polo Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center.   Ames was born April 25, 1931 in Milledgeville, the son of John L. and Marie (Winkey) Schryver.  On June 3, 1961 in Lanark he was...

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Dorothy M. Broege

Dorothy M. Broege

Dorothy M. Broege, 75, of Polo, passed away Saturday, Dec. 17, 2016 at home with family by her side.  Dorothy was born Oct. 12, 1941 in Freeport, the daughter of Elmer and Della (Bingham) Hybarger.  She loved her family and dog Holly dearly. ...

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Joan M. Villa

Joan M. Villa

Joan M. Villa, 80, of Polo, passed away Dec. 16, 2016, at St. Anthony’s Medical Center, Rockford.  Joan was born May 21, 1936, in Spring Valley, IL, the daughter of Linto and Dina (Bonuchi) Guerrerie.  In the summer of 1953 in Rock Falls at...

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Lois E. Voss

Lois E. Voss

Lois E. Voss, 88, of Polo, passed away Friday, Dec. 16, 2016, at Polo Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center.  Lois was born Feb. 18, 1928, in Rockfalls, the daughter of Ernest C. and L. Irene (Higley) Gilman.  On June 7, 1947, she was united in...

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James “Jim” R. Williams

James “Jim” R. Williams

James “Jim” R. Williams, 71, of  Polo, passed away Friday December 2, 2016, at St. Anthony’s Medical Center, Rockford.  Jim was born May 20, 1945 in Dodge City, KS, the son of Carl D. Sr. and Amelia Frances (Palmer) Williams . On Nov. 11...

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Janice M. Gilbert

Janice M. Gilbert

Janice M. Gilbert, 80, of Polo, passed away Tuesday Nov. 29, 2016, at her home with family by her side.  She was born June 24, 1936, in Gilmore City, IA, the daughter of Charles Murphy and Helen (Wesbey) Wallace.  On Sept. 20, 1958, she was...

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Lucille R. Lovell

Lucille R. Lovell

Lucille R. Lovell, 101, of Polo, passed away Saturday, Nov. 19, 2016, at KSB Hospital with family by her side.  Lucille was born, April 18, 1915, in rural Polo, the daughter of Erastus W. and Rose (Gock) Schryver. On Sept. 21, 1940 in Mt. Morris...

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Betty A. Donaldson

Betty A. Donaldson

Betty A. Donaldson, 66, of Polo, passed away Nov. 18, 2016, at CGH Medical Center, Sterling. Betty was born June 18, 1950, in Morrison, the daughter of Henry and O’Delia (Brinkman) Johnson.  On May 9, 1970, in Lena, she was united in marriage to...

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