POLO – Dwight C. Silvius, 82, of Polo, passed away Thursday, April 18, 2013, at CGH Medical Center in Sterling. He farmed for many years near Milledgeville.
Dwight was born Oct. 15, 1930, in Oregon, the son of Ross and Nellie (Heller) Silvius. He was united in marriage to Doris Weigle on July 15, 1951, in Mount Morris. He served in the Army from 1951 to 1953 in Berlin.
Survivors include his wife; daughters, Jill (Jeff) Adolph of Sterling and Peggy Silvius of Rockford; son, Paul Silvius of Milledgeville; sister, Doris Ihnen of Akron, Ind.; brother, Wayne (Esther) Silvius of Ashton; and five grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Wilma Werner.
Visitation will be from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday at Polo Family Funeral Home. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Polo Church of the Brethren. Burial will be at South Elkhorn Cemetery in Milledgeville.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established to Milestone Inc. in Rockford and Illinois Special Olympics.
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