Obituaries

Tera S. Frano

Tera S. Frano

Tera S. Frano, 34, of Oregon (formerly of Polo) passed away Saturday, March 18, 2017, in Polo.  Tera was born February 10, 1983 in Rockford the daughter of Todd Wiggins and Pam (Lerch) Sheidler.  On May 21, 2011, at Pine Creek Christian Church...

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Richard E.  Duncan

Richard E. Duncan

Richard E. Duncan, 76, of Polo, passed away Monday, March 13, 2017, at Oregon Healthcare Center, Oregon.   Richard was born June 3, 1940, in Dixon, the son of James H. and Doris L. (Guiles) Duncan. Richard served in the United States Army from...

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Elwin (Bill) W. Janssen

Elwin (Bill) W. Janssen

Elwin (Bill) W. Janssen, 88, of Polo, passed away March 4, 2017, at Serenity Hospice and Home in Oregon.  Elwin was born September 7, 1928, in Sterling, the son of Siebelt  and Elsa (Stern) Janssen.  On July 26, 1958 in Sterling, he was united in...

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Phyllis JoAnn Bryson

Phyllis JoAnn Bryson

Phyllis JoAnn Bryson, age 80, of Polo, passed away on Monday, February 20, 2017. She was born March 20, 1936 to Elwyn C. Wolf and Helen Ferry Wolf Jones in Sterling, Illinois. She married Arlyn E. Bryson on September 24, 1954, at the...

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Myron D. Miller

Myron D. Miller

Myron D. Miller, 71, of Polo, passed away Thursday, February 16, 2017 at his home.   Myron was born Sept. 27, 1945, in Amboy, the son of Fred and Laverne (Wright) Miller. Myron was a veteran of the United States Army.  He worked as a welder...

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Bruce E. Knipple

Bruce E. Knipple

Bruce E. Knipple, 87, of Polo, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017, at Heritage Square in Dixon.  Bruce was born May 19, 1929, in Polo, the son of Garnet and Helen (Adams) Knipple.  On July 16, 1948 in Polo, he was united in marriage to Jaqueline...

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Laraine K. Scott

Laraine K. Scott

Laraine K. Scott, 72, of Polo, passed away Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017, at Aperion Care in Toluca, IL.  Laraine was born May 29, 1944, in Chicago, the daughter of Louis and Edith (Krausman) Alexander.  On May 13, 1966 in Chicago,  she was united in...

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Arlyn E. Bryson

Arlyn E. Bryson

Arlyn E. Bryson, age 81, of Polo, passed away on Sunday, February 12, 2017, surrounded by his loving family. Arlyn was born June 15, 1935 to Winthep (Ben) Ellery and Helen Schilling Bryson in Sterling, Illinois.  He married Phyllis Wolf Bryson on...

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Donald A. Vaughan

Donald A. Vaughan

Donald A. Vaughan, age 55, of Dixon, passed away Tuesday, February 7, 2017 at Polo Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center.  Donald was born October 12, 1961 in Dixon the son of Donald L. and Susanna (Hanson) Vaughan.  He worked for WLLT Radio as an...

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Robert “Bob” A. Karrow

Robert “Bob” A. Karrow

Robert “Bob” A. Karrow, 80, of Polo, passed away Thursday, February 9, 2017, at Pinecrest Manor in Mt. Morris. Bob was born July 19, 1936, in Sterling the son of Clarence and Helen (Helms) Karrow.  On June 18,1957 in Milledgeville he was united...

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Marian I. Ditzler

Marian I. Ditzler

Polo – Marian I. Ditzler, 97, of Polo, passed away Wednesday, February 8, 2017 at Polo Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center.  She was born March 12, 1919, in Polo, the daughter of Floyd and Nellie (Walker) Cross.  Marian was united in...

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Robert Lee Donegan

Robert Lee Donegan

Robert Lee Donegan passed away on February 7, 2017 in Largo, Florida.  He was 77.  Robert, originally from Milledgeville, Illinois was the son of Lee and Lois Donegan.  He attended Milledgeville High School and graduated in 1957.  He married his...

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