ARLENE F. KNESS, 92 POLO - Arlene F. Kness, age 92, of Polo, died Wednesday, August 27, 2014. She was born March 30, 1922, in Carroll County, the daughter of Frank and Olive (Paul) Bowers. Arlene married Wilton O. Kness on November 28, 1948. Together they farmed near Brookville most of their lives. Arlene is survived by her son, Richard (Cheryl) Kness of Lakewood, Colorado; daughter, Marsha (Mark) Shalett of Arlington Heights, Illinois; granddaughters, Kristen, Jennifer, and Logan; 5 great- grandchildren; and 2 sisters, Belva Brandt and Iva Spencer. Preceding her in death were her husband of 58 years, Wilton; daughter, Sheryl (John) Brooks; and sisters, Esther Wikoff and Wilma Buchanan. Visitation will be held from 4 to 6 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014, at the Polo Family Funeral Home in Polo. Funeral service at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014, at the Brookville Grace United Methodist Church in Brookville. Burial will follow at Fairmount Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be directed to the Brookville church. Arrangements completed with Polo Family Funeral Home.
Polo Family Funeral Home
110 E Dixon St Polo, IL 61064
Published in The Journal-Standard from Aug. 30 to Aug. 31, 2014