Obituaries

Patricia A. Conkrite

Patricia A. Conkrite

Patricia A. Conkrite, 72, of Polo, passed away Tuesday, May 30, 2017, at St. Anthony Medical Center in Rockford.  Patricia was born February 28, 1945, in Sterling, the daughter of Donald B. and Dorothy (Letcher) Sanders. On September 4,1964 in...

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Vernon C. Meyer

Vernon C. Meyer

Vernon C. Meyer, age 86, passed away on Monday May 29, 2017 at Pinecrest Manor Nursing Home, Mt. Morris, IL.  Vernon was born on Sept. 25, 1930 in Dakota, IL the son of Harper and Gladys (Wise) Meyer.  He graduated from Polo High School.  Vernon...

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Mark Edward Knie

Mark Edward Knie

Mark Edward Knie, age 63 of Polo, Illinois, passed away on May 30, 2017 with family by his side at the Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center in LaCrosse, Wisconsin. A Celebration of Life will be held on June 24, 2017 at 2:00 PM at the Polo Church of...

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Gladys L. Haring

Gladys L. Haring

Gladys L. Haring, 96, of Freeport (formerly of Polo) passed away Sunday, May 28, 2017, at Parkview Home, Freeport. Gladys was born, June 4, 1920, in Milbank, South Dakota, the daughter of Charles and Esther (Speckeen) Miller. On July 29, 1943, in...

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William A. Sweet

William A. Sweet

William “Bill” A. Sweet, 77, of Oregon, passed away Thursday, May 11, 2017, at KSB Hospital in Dixon with family by his side. Bill was born April 20, 1940, in Dixon, the son of Paul and Mildred (Parker) Sweet. On December 03,1960, in Chicago, he...

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Kenneth R. Miller

Kenneth R. Miller

Kenneth R. Miller, 89, of Polo, passed away Thursday, May 11, 2017, at Parkview Home in Freeport.  Kenny was born August 6,1927, in Milbank, South Dakota, the son of Charles and Esther (Speckeen) Miller. On August 5, 1948, in Polo, he was united...

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Lois Wahl McClanathan

Lois Wahl McClanathan

Sterling – Lois Wahl McClanathan, 99, passed away suddenly on April 17, 2017, of natural causes at the Retreat at SunRiver in St. George, Utah.  She was born in Sterling, on April 11, 1918 — the only child of Russell and Martha Wahl.  Lois...

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Virginia Roberts

Virginia Roberts

M. Virginia Roberts, 92, of Polo, passed away Wednesday, April 19, 2017, at CGH Medical Center, Sterling.  Virginia was born July 7, 1924, in rural Polo, the daughter of Floyd and Mary (Jones) Binkley.  On November 30, 1946, in Lanark she was...

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Lyle Manning

Lyle Manning

Lyle Manning, 84, of Polo, was born on August 20, 1932 on a farm in Lanark.  The family later moved to Polo, where he was raised and spent his wonderful life. He passed away Saturday, April 15, 2017, after a brief but brave battle with Lymphoma...

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Viola Mae “Totsie” Dykema

Viola Mae “Totsie” Dykema

Mt. Morris— Viola Mae “Totsie” Dykema, Mt. Morris, passed away Sunday April 9, 2017 at Pinecrest Terrace with her family by her side. She was born at home in Polo, IL on March 17, 1928, the daughter of Frank and Bertha (Rucker) Folk, the 11th of...

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Charles D. Weller

Charles D. Weller

Charles D. Weller, 89, of Mt. Morris, passed away Friday March, 31, 2017 at Pinecrest Manor, Mt. Morris.  Charles was born August 2, 1927, in Dixon, the son of John and Mary (Murphy) Weller.  On July 7, 1972 in Polo, he was united in marriage to...

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Kenneth V. Imel

Kenneth V. Imel

Kenneth “Kenny”  V. Imel, 82, of Polo, passed away Wednesday, March 29, 2017, at Polo Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center.  He was born February 13, 1935, in Chadwick, the son of Harold and Gladys (Tripp) Imel.  On April 8, 1961, in...

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