Richard James Toops (Rick)

Richard James Toops (Rick) passed away unexpectedly at home in Rockford I on Oct, 19, 2021 at the age of 63. Rick was born on Nov. 18, 1957 to James and Marguerite (Maas) Toops.... more

Daniel E. Stocking

STILLMAN VALLEY – Daniel E. Stocking, age 51, died Friday, Nov. 19, 2021 at Swedish American Hospital in Rockford. He was born July 15, 1970 in Rockford the son of Ronald and Joyce (Barth) Stocking. ... more


Pauline Vivian Stengel

MOUNT MORRIS – Pauline Vivian Stengel, age 101, passed away on Friday, Nov. 19, 2021 in Oregon Living & Rehab center, Oregon. Pauline was born on March 13, 1920 in rural Polo; the daughter of Clarence and Edith Amanda (Carptenter) Hammer. She graduated from Polo High School. Pauline married Myron Stengel on April 29, 1944 in Polo. Pauline worked at Kable News Company and she worked the family farm.... more

Emery L. Hayes

STILLMAN VALLEY – Emery L. Hayes, age 88, died Monday, Nov. 22, 2021 at his home in Stillman Valley. He was born Dec. 31, 1932 near Kings, Illinois the son of Earl and Amy (Lathrop) Hayes. ... more

Harlan Ray Diehl

Harlan Ray Diehl, 88, of Freeport, passed away Thursday, Nov. 11, 2021 at Javon Bea Hospital in Rockford. He was born March 31, 1933 in Freeport to Merle and Edith (DeWall) Diehl.... more

William 'Bill' White

William “Bill” White was born to Donald and Betty White in Polo, June 5, 1956. He passed away unexpectedly but peacefully in his home Nov. 10, 2021.... more

James A. Porter

OREGON – James A. Porter, 38, lifelong Oregon resident, died Sunday, Nov. 14, 2021 at KSB Hospital, Dixon. Born Dec. 1, 1982 in Rockford the son of Tim and Beverly (Lloyd) Porter.... more

Irene E. Peterson

POLO – Our mother, Irene E. Peterson, of Polo, passed away on Saturday, Nov. 13, 2021. Mother was born on March 3, 1923 in Polo, the daughter of Grant and Bessie (Wolfe) Riggs. Per mother's request there will be no service and her burial will be at Fairmount Cemetery in Polo. ... more

Peggy June Ward Dyal

STILLMAN VALLEY – Peggy June Ward Dyal went to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on Nov. 11, 2021. She was born on Sept. 21, 1937 in Clay County, Ark., to Thomas Aubra and Elsielean (Kittrell) Ward, but raised by her maternal grandparents, George and Ivery Kittrell.... more