Obituaries

Lamonte Ballard, Jr.

Lamonte Ballard, Jr.

LaMonte T. Ballard, 59, of IL died on Sep 13, 2020 in Freeport, with his wife by his side. Monte was born on Feb 15, 1961 in Sterling. He was the son of Dr. LaMonte T. Ballard Sr. and Sally (Bickford) Ballard. He married his wife Linda on August...

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Julie M. Meiners

Julie M. Meiners

Julie M. Meiners, 58, passed away Saturday, Sept. 5, 2020 at her home surrounded by family. Julie was born June 24, 1962 at CGH Hospital, Sterling, Illinois to Elmer and Linda Meiners, of Sterling. Julie was a 1980 graduate of Polo Community High...

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Bernice V. Riddle

Bernice V. Riddle

Bernice V. Riddle, 95, passed away Sunday, Sept. 6, 2020, at Heritage Square in Dixon after a long courageous battle with sarcoma cancer. Bernice was born Sept. 24, 1924, in Milledgeville, the daughter of Reynold (Rex) and Ola (Bellows) Woodin.  ...

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Verla M. Attig

Verla M. Attig

Verla Mae Attig, 99, of Polo, Illinois passed away Saturday, Sept. 5, 2020 at Pinecrest Nursing Home in Mt. Morris, Il. She was born Dec 2, 1920 in Reddick, Il, the third child of four siblings to Rev. George and Lulu(Morris) Wykle. Verla was...

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Thelma M. Hedrick

Thelma M. Hedrick

POLO – Thelma Maurine Hedrick, 100, passed away on Sept. 2, 2020. She was born April 26, 1920, in Homer, Ill., daughter of the late John and Bertha (Odland) Gray. She married Robert R. Hedrick on March 25, 1944. Robert and Thelma celebrated 61...

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Katherine Grace Johnston

Katherine Grace Johnston

Polo – Katherine Grace Johnston, 88 of Polo, passed away Wednesday August 19, 2020, at her home surrounded by family. Katherine was born June 24, 1932, in Dahlgren, IL, the daughter of Clarence and Flora Bennett.  On April 17, 1949 in...

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David T. Huening

David T. Huening

David T. Huening, 74, of Polo, passed away Sunday, August 9, 2020 at UW Hospital in Madison with family by his side.  Dave was born June 9, 1946 to Bernard and Josephine Huening.  He grew up in Chicago, raised a family in Mundelein...

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Betty Joanne Good

Betty Joanne Good

Betty Joanne Good 83 of Mt. Morris, passed away Friday, July 31, 2020, at Pinecrest Manor in Mt. Morris. Betty was born Oct. 13, 1936, in Maryland Station, IL, the daughter of John and Emma Marie (Magne) Hanna. On Oct. 7, 1961 in Polo, she was...

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John R. Dyson

John R. Dyson

John R. Dyson, of Amboy, passed away Sunday, July 26, 2020, at his home with family by his side. John was born October 19, 1942, in Freeport, the son of Bernard G. and Virgina (Mathews) Dyson. On August 24,1966, in Sterling, he was united in...

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Loretta V. Carroll

Loretta V. Carroll

Polo—Loretta V. Carroll, 97, of Polo passed away Friday, July 17, 2020 in CGH Hospital, Sterling. She was born May 18, 1923 in Sterling, IL, the daughter of Edward and Gertrude (Marschang) Vock. She married John Carroll in Polo on July 15, 1944...

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Frances H. Dippel

Frances H. Dippel

Frances H. Dippel, 91, of King George, Virginia (formerly of Polo, IL) peacefully went to be with her Creator on July 12, 2020 after a long life and a short illness. Frances was born October 16, 1928 in Tonica, Illinois to Edward and Lillian...

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Irma I. Pair

Irma I. Pair

Irma I. Pair, 95, of Forreston, passed away peacefully at Pinecrest Manor in Mt. Morris on Monday, June, 8, 2020. Irma was born to John & Lillian (Hagemann) Buskohl on Jan. 31, 1925 in Leaf River area.  Irma married Elvin S. Pair on Sept. 18...

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