Obituaries

Benjamin Lee Koster

Benjamin Lee Koster

Benjamin Lee Koster, 34, of Sterling, formerly of Polo passed away on Tuesday (July 22, 2014) at his residence. He was born on February 1, 1980 to David & Rae Ann (Minson) Koster. He is survived by his mother, Rae Ann (Larry) Baker of Dixon...

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Jack Edward Dollmeyer

Jack Edward Dollmeyer

Jack Edward Dollmeyer, 56, of Polo passed away Saturday, July 5, 2014 at UW Madison after a long, courageous battle with melanoma. Son of Richard and Joyce (Schultz) Dollmeyer, Jack graduated from Forreston High in 1976 and Western Iowa Tech in...

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Forrest M. Rinard-Harris

Forrest M. Rinard-Harris

Forrest M. Rinard-Harris, 79, of Mt. Morris (formerly of Polo), passed away Tuesday, July 1, 2014, at Serenity Hospice and Home, Oregon with family by her side. She was born, July 5, 1934, in Guthrie Center, IA, the daughter of Forest and Georgia...

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Annabel Cunningham

Annabel Cunningham

Annabel Cunningham, 99, died Friday, May 16, 2014. She was born January 18, 1915, in Polo, Illinois, to Bertha (Gilbert) and Henry M. Stauffer. On October 6, 1933, she married John Cunningham, Jr. and to this union were born three children...

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Jeannette Hughes Joiner

Jeannette Hughes Joiner

Jeannette Hughes Joiner, 101, of Polo, passed away Thursday, May 15, 2014 at Serenity Hospice and Home in Oregon, IL. She was born September 2, 1912 in Colon, Panama, the daughter of Charles R. and Nellie (Keator) Hughes. On July 19, 1936, she...

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Shirley L. Powell

Shirley L. Powell

Shirley L. Powell, 82, of Polo, passed away Friday, May, 9, 2014, at her home. She was born Dec. 9, 1931, in Forreston, the daughter of Gordon and Dorothy (Mumma) Swift. On June 16, 1950, in Oregon, Shirley was united in marriage to Robert “Pat”...

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Robert W. Wolfley

Robert W. Wolfley

Robert W. Wolfley, 83, of Polo, passed away Tuesday, April 29, 2014, at his home with his family by his side. Robert was born October 12, 1930, in Chadwick, the son of Floyd and Ada (Isenhart) Wolfley. On July 30, 1949, in Mt. Carroll, he was...

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David P. Short Jr.

David P. Short Jr.

David P. Short Jr., 40, of Dixon (formerly of Polo), passed away Monday, April 28, 2014, at Serenity Hospice and Home, Oregon. David was born March 14,1974, in Dixon, the son of David P. and Irene E. (Thibeault) Short. On Aug. 20, 1994, in Polo...

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Dorothy L. Weaver Lubbs

Dorothy L. Weaver Lubbs

Dorothy L. Weaver Lubbs, 81, of Polo, passed away Saturday, April 19, 2014, at Polo Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center. She graduated from Mendota High School in 1950. Dorothy worked for KSB Hospital retiring in 1998 after 15 years. In...

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Ruth E. Straw

Ruth E. Straw

Ruth E. Straw, 90, of Dixon, passed away Tuesday, March 25, 2014, at LifeHouse Liberty Court in Dixon. Ruth taught Spanish at Sterling High School for 36 years. She was born May 22, 1923, in Dixon, the daughter of Vern and Nellie (Ambrose) Straw...

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Helen M. Ports

Helen M. Ports

Helen M. Ports, 92, of Polo, passed away Saturday, March 22, 2014, at CGH Medical Center. She worked at Polo National Bank for 31 years starting as a bank teller and working her way up to vice president. Helen was a devoted lifetime member of the...

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Alice C. Hamilton

Alice C. Hamilton

Alice C. Hamilton, 98, of Polo (formerly of Paterson, New Jersey), passed away Wednesday, March 19, 2014, at Polo Rehab and Healthcare Center. She was a Homemaker. Alice was born, June 23, 1915, in Paterson, NJ, the daughter of Harry Gray and...

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