Obituaries

Cindy Copeland

Cindy Copeland

Dixon – Cindy Sue Copeland, 68, of Dixon, passed away Monday, May 25, 2020, at her home. Cindy was born Sept. 6, 1951, in Dixon, the daughter of William and Arlene (Monk) Doyle.  On May 21, 1985, in Dixon, she was united in marriage to Jim...

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Lorraine L. Meyer

Lorraine L. Meyer

Lorraine L. Meyer, age 86, passed away on Saturday May 23, 2020 at Pinecrest Community Nursing Home in Mt. Morris, IL. Lorraine was born on March 26, 1934 in Aberdeen, South Dakota, the daughter of Ernest and Lottie (Noble) Knie. Their family...

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William “Merle” McCaffrey

William “Merle” McCaffrey

William “Merle” McCaffrey, 94, of Polo, passed away Sunday, May 24, 2020, at New Prospect Nursing Home in Silvis, IL. Merle was born Feb. 27, 1926 in Quincy, IL, the son of L. Edna (Groce) McCaffrey.  Merle married Ms. Betty L. Kaltenbach...

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Betty J. Rucker

Betty J. Rucker

Betty J. Rucker, 87, of Mt. Morris, passed away May 3, 2020, at her daughters home in Polo. Betty was born, March 27, 1933, in Forreston, the daughter of Lewis and Mary (Johnson) Nicodemus. On Feb. 12, 1949 in Polo, she was united in marriage to...

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Wanda J. Wiggins

Wanda J. Wiggins

Wanda J. Wiggins, 93, of Polo, passed away Sunday April 12, 2020, at Polo Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center. Wanda was born July 1, 1926, in Pine Creek Twp, the daughter of John D. and Ethel (Powell) Sheely.  She attended and graduated from...

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Larry E. Thibeault

Larry E. Thibeault

Larry E. Thibeault, of Webster, TX, passed away Monday, April 6, 2020, at his home in Texas. Larry was born May, 22, 1952, in Dixon, the son of Joseph and Ethel (Sjoberg) Thibeault.  He owned Bug Free in Texas for over 20 years.  Larry graduated...

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Terry L. Pontnak

Terry L. Pontnak

Terry L. Pontnak passed away peacefully Tuesday, March 17, 2020 at Rock River Hospice and Home in Sterling. Terry was was born June 8, 1957 in Dixon, the son of Delmar and Hazel (Wagner) Pontnak. In Terry’s younger years he enjoyed having horses...

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Dean Thomas Cunningham

Dean Thomas Cunningham

Dean Thomas Cunningham, 74, passed away November 30 ,2019, at his home in Roseville, California. He was born May 5, 1945, in Dixon, Illinois, to John T. Cunningham, Jr. and Annabel (Stauffer) Cunningham. Growing up in rural Polo, Dean was a 1962...

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Benjamin “Ben” D. Beaman

Benjamin “Ben” D. Beaman

Benjamin “Ben” D. Beaman, 77, of Polo, passed away Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020, at KSB Hospital in Dixon. Ben was born August 17, 1942, in Dixon, the son of Wilson and Dorothy (Koch) Beaman.  On December 9, 1985, in Monroe, WI, he was united in...

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Judie M. Pruitt

Judie M. Pruitt

Judie M. Pruitt, 72, of Polo, passed away Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020, at Javon Bea Hospital in Rockford. Judie was born April 3, 1947, in Polo, the daughter of Howard and Lucy (Harmon) Rucker.  On July 19, 1968 in Polo, she was united in marriage to...

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Michelle A. Johnson

Michelle A. Johnson

Michelle A. Johnson, 43, of Polo, passed away Friday, Feb. 14, 2020, at OSF St. Anthonys Medical Center in Rockford with family by her side. Michelle was born Dec. 17, 1976, in Dixon, the daughter of Daniel Marth and Pamela Grobe. On August 20...

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Wallace Mackey

Wallace Mackey

Wallace Dean Mackey, 88 of Polo, passed away Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020 at Polo Rehabilitation Center. He was born December 4, 1931 in Fair Haven, IL, the son of Raymond D. and Anna Amelia (Yoeckel) Mackey. He married Evelyn Louise Bickford on...

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