Obituaries

Hazel J. Pontnak

Hazel J. Pontnak

Hazel J. Pontnak, 93, of Polo, passed away Sunday, January 9, 2022 at Provena St. Joseph Center in Freeport. Hazel was born Nov. 3, 1928, in Polo, the daughter of Burl and Bessie (Hoffman) Wagner. She attended Polo school and after school Hazel...

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Richard Roy Person

Richard Roy Person

Richard Roy Person, age 84 passed away Tuesday, December 28, 2021 at Polo Rehabilitation and Health Care Center, with his loving family by his side. Richard was born July 7, 1937 in Sterling, Illinois to Roy E Person and Kathryn W (Haak) Person...

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Lila Darlene Knie

Lila Darlene Knie

Lila Darlene Knie (nee Sanford), age 93 passed away Sunday, December 19, 2021 at Polo Rehabilitation and Health Care Center. She was born January 12, 1928 in Eagle Point Township to Ina Sanford and graduated from Polo Community High School in...

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Edward Alan Cox

Edward Alan Cox

Edward Alan Cox, 79, went to be with his Lord in Heaven Wednesday, December 15, 2021 at KSB Hospital, with his loving family by his side. Edward was born July 31, 1942, in Dixon, IL, to Edmund Russel Cox and Alice Marie (Johns) Cox. He graduated...

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Sandy K. Roodhouse

Sandy K. Roodhouse

On Saturday, December 11, 2021, Sandy K. Roodhouse transitioned from this earthly life to eternity. Being a Christian and having faith and hope in Christ as her Savior and Lord Sandy is, as D.L. Moody once said, Sandy “is more alive today than...

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Shirley A. Manning

Shirley A. Manning

Shirley A. Manning, 87, of Polo, passed away Thursday, Dec. 09, 2021, at Polo Rehabilitation and Healthcare. Shirley was born Sept. 05, 1934, in Sterling, the daughter of Hector and Mabel Partridge. She married Mr. Lyle P. Manning on August 22...

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Roger Phillip Johnson

Roger Phillip Johnson

Roger Phillip Johnson, age 81, passed away on Wednesday, Dec 1, 2021 at Aperion Care in Princeton, IL. Roger was born on Sept 24, 1940 in Dekalb, IL; son of Glenn and Darline (Osland) Johnson. He attended school in Waterman, IL. He helped his...

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Mary Ellen Davis

Mary Ellen Davis

Mary Ellen Davis, 79, of Polo, peacefully passed away Monday, Nov. 29, 2021, at Pinecrest Manor in Mt. Morris. Mary was born July 12, 1942, in Benton, IL, the daughter of George and Hazel (Moss) Gulley. On Nov. 25, 1982, in Polo, IL, she was...

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Fredrick “Fritz” H. Hilleman

Fredrick “Fritz” H. Hilleman

Fredrick “Fritz” H. Hilleman, 58 of Polo, passed away Monday, Nov. 22, 2021, at CGH Medical Center. Fritz was born Jan. 20, 1963, in Savanna the son of Fredrick E. and Karen Hilleman. On Sept. 16, 1989 in Polo at St. Marks Lutheran Church, he was...

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Marjorie K. Vaupel

Marjorie K. Vaupel

Polo – Marjorie K. Vaupel, 87, of Polo, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2021, at her home with family by her side. Marjorie was born Oct. 9, 1934, in Chicago, to Max and Lola (Shaffer) Smart. She grew up and attended school in Ashton where...

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Marjorie K. Vaupel

Marjorie K. Vaupel

Polo – Marjorie K. Vaupel, 87, of Polo, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2021, at her home with family by her side. Marjorie was born Oct. 9, 1934, in Chicago, to Max and Lola (Shaffer) Smart. She grew up and attended school in Ashton where...

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Amy Faber Beard

Amy Faber Beard

Amy Faber Beard went into the loving arms of Jesus on Monday, November 8th, 2021. She was born on February 4th, 1962 in Dixon,Illinois. She was the youngest of Herbert and Virginia Faber. She graduated from Polo Community High School in 1980. Amy...

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