Doris E. Silvius

Doris E. Silvius

Doris E. Silvius, 87, of Polo, passed away Monday, Feb. 16, 2015, at CGH Medical Center.

She was born Dec. 31,1927, in Polo, the daughter of Paul and Mildred (Elsey) Weigle. On July 15, 1951, in Mt. Morris, she was united in marriage to Dwight C. Silvius (he preceded her in 2013). Doris graduated from Chicago Pestalazzi Teachers College in 1966. She retired from Polo Community School District in 1994 after teaching for 35 years at the elementary school.

Survivors include daughters Jill (Jeff) Adolph of Sterling, Peggy Silvius of Rockford; son Paul Silvius of Milledgeville; sister Phyllis Davis of Mt. Morris; grandchildren Jason (Danielle) Adolph of Shorewood, IL, Justin (Anna) Adolph of Rochelle, Barb (Bradford) Horton of Plainfield, Gina Silvius of Milledgeville, Ethan Silvius of Platteville, WI; great grandchildren Landon and Campbell.

She was preceded in death by twin sisters at birth, 1 Sister, 1 Brother and 2 Nephews.

Visitation is Thursday (Feb. 19th) from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. at the Polo Family Funeral Home, 110 E. Dixon St., Polo. Services will be 10:00 a.m., Friday (Feb. 20th), at the Church of the Brethren, 401 S. Congress, Polo. Burial will follow at South Elkhorn Cemetery, Milledgeville.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be directed to Polo Community School Foundation or the Timber Lake Playhouse.

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