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WILLIAM H. POLSON, 88 ROCKFORD - William H. Polson, 88, of Rockford, died at 3:10 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014, in Serenity House Hospice, Oregon, Ill. Born July 21, 1925, in Rockford, the son of Clarence and Hildur (Swenson) Polson. Served in the U.S. Army with the Engineers during the Korean Conflict. Bill farmed the same land since 1938, and was a great supporter of John Deere tractors. He was a life-long member of Trinity Lutheran Church. He also enjoyed attending the Salvation Army where he had many friends. He is survived by his nieces and nephew, Brenda Hildebrand, John (Cindy) Hildebrand, and Anita (Bob) Fields; and brother-in-law, Doug Hildebrand. Predeceased by his parents; and his sister, Gladys Hildebrand (2002). Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014, in Olson Funeral & Cremation Services, Ltd., Fred C. Olson Chapel, 1001 Second Ave., with Rev. Jay Quinn officiating. Burial in Scandinavian Cemetery. Visitation from 10 to 10:45 a.m. prior to the service in the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Serenity Hospice & Home, 1658 Illinois 2, Oregon, IL 61061. To share a memory or condolence, visit olsonfh.com.
Published in Rockford Register Star from Feb. 9 to Feb. 10, 2014
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