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Obituaries

Thomas J. ‘Tom’ Wiggins

POLO – Thomas J. “Tom” Wiggins, 84, of Polo, passed away Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, at KSB Hospital in Dixon. He was a senior exhibit coordinator for Sundstrand in Rockford before retiring.  

He was born Aug. 4, 1928, in Peoria, the son of Thomas A. and Josephine M. (McKee) Wiggins. He was united in marriage to Wanda Sheely on April 15, 1950, in Polo. Tom was a member of Pine Creek Christian Church in Polo for many years.

Survivors include his wife; sons, Thomas (Susan) Wiggins of Vallejo, Calif., and Tim (Brenda) Wiggins and Todd (Marta) Wiggins, both of Polo; sisters, Barbra (Walter) Smith of Newport Beach, Calif., and Sarah (Leon) Putnam of Peoria; 17 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his sons, Joseph and James “Ted” Wiggins.

The memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Pine Creek Christian Church, 5076 S. Lowell Park Road, Polo, followed by the burial at Evergreen Cemetery in Polo. Polo Family Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established to Pine Creek Christian Church.  

Visit www.polofamilyfuneralhome.com to send condolences.

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