Obituaries

Reverend Ronald A. McIlnay

Reverend Ronald A. McIlnay

Rev. Ronald McIlnay was called home to Jesus on February 19, 2015, a moment for which he prepared most of this life. Born to J.A. and Pearl (Powell) McIlnay on October 25, 1927, in Freeport, IL, Ron is survived by his “older by seven minutes”...

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Patricia M. Luy

Patricia M. Luy

Patricia “Patty” M. Luy, 59, of Polo, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015, at KSB Hospital. She was born January 21, 1956, in Rockford, the daughter of John and Delia (Stephani) Paratore. On July 22, 1989, in Polo, she was united in...

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Doris E. Silvius

Doris E. Silvius

Doris E. Silvius, 87, of Polo, passed away Monday, Feb. 16, 2015, at CGH Medical Center. She was born Dec. 31,1927, in Polo, the daughter of Paul and Mildred (Elsey) Weigle. On July 15, 1951, in Mt. Morris, she was united in marriage to Dwight C...

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Willis “Bill” F. Davison

Willis “Bill” F. Davison

Willis “Bill” F. Davison, 81, of Polo, passed away Tuesday, February 10, 2015, at OSF St. Francis Medical Center, Peoria. Bill was born, October 15, 1933, in Eagle Point Township, son of Donald and Gladys (Geldean) Davison. On April...

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Donald L. Miller

Donald L. Miller

Donald L. Miller, 73, of Polo, passed away Friday, February 6, 2015, at KSB Hospital, Dixon. Donald was born November 12, 1941, in Bradford, IL, the son of Donald L. and Arlene (Liggett) Miller. He farmed for many years in the Polo area...

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Alice. M. Shetler

Alice. M. Shetler

Alice M. Shetler, 89, of Polo, passed away Wednesday, February 4, 2015, at Polo Rehabilitation and Health Care Center. Alice was born February 14, 1925, in New Madrid, MO, the daughter of Edward and Minnie (Rosenberry) Jones. On July 18, 1942, in...

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Harlan J. Alderks

Harlan J. Alderks

Harlan J. Alderks, 76, of Forreston, passed away Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015 at Provena St. Joseph Center, Freeport. He worked with both his father and Farmers Lumber as a carpenter for many years. Harlan was born Feb. 18, 1938, in Rochelle the son of...

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Montes “Polly” L. Ford

Montes “Polly” L. Ford

Polo – Montes “Polly” L. Ford, 98, of Polo, passed away Wednesday, January 21, 2015, at Polo Rehabilitation and Health Care Center. Polly was born November 25, 1916, in Milledgeville, the daughter of Jesse and Dora (Berger) Quest. On July...

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Chester L. Garrison

Chester L. Garrison

Chester L. Garrison, 83, of Sterling (formerly of Polo), passed away Thursday, January 1, 2015, at CGH Hospital. He was born December 1, 1931, in Polo, the son of Walter and Edith (Pierce) Garrison. Chester was employed as an auditor by Shaw...

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Juanita R. Horton

Juanita R. Horton

Juanita R. Horton, 82, of Polo, passed away Wednesday, December 24, 2014, in Freeport. She worked for the Illinois Department of Transportation for over 20 years as a dispatcher. Juanita was a lifelong member of the Moose Lodge and American...

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Kent A. Dearborn Sr.

Kent A. Dearborn Sr.

Kent A. Dearborn Sr., 50, of Polo, passed away Tuesday, December, 09, 2014, at KSB Hospital. He owned and operated K & M Salvage in Polo. Kent enjoyed spending time with his family and horseback riding. He was born July 21, 1964, in...

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Erin M. Shippert

Erin M. Shippert

Erin M. Shippert, 32, of Dixon, passed away Monday, Dec. 8, 2014, at her home with family by her side. She was born Sept. 29, 1982, in Galesburg, IL , the daughter of Dennis and Sheryl (Claeys) Yard. On Sept. 6, 2008, at St. Patrick’s...

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